If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.
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1996 Ford Mustang Problems
The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.
It is not uncommon for the intake manifold and/or valve cover gaskets to develop a coolant or oil leak. Leakage from the intake manifold may result in coolant in the engine oil. Coolant mixing with the engine oil severally impacts the lubrication ability of the oil. Internal engine may result if this condition is not repaired promptly.
1996 Ford Mustang Recalls (Recent)
Summary: EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS. TEARING OF THE BOND BETWEEN THE INNER AND OUTER HOOD PANELS DURING MINOR FRONT END COLLISIONS CAN RESULT IN A GAP AT THE LEADING EDGE OF THE HOOD. AIR FORCED BETWEEN THE INNER AND OUTER PANELS CAN PRODUCE ENOUGH PRESSURE TO FORCE THE OUTER PANEL UPWARD.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. IF A VEHICLE IS PARKED WITH THE PARKING BRAKE NOT FULLY APPLIED AND NOT IN FIRST GEAR, AS DIRECTED IN THE OWNER GUIDE, AND THE SELF ADJUSTMENT PAWL SUBSEQUENTLY SKIPS ONE OR TWO TEETH, THE VEHICLE COULD MOVE ON SOME GRADES.Learn more »
1996 Ford Mustang Questions and Answers
i just wanted to find out the tire size on the car because i bought 18in rims for the car so i need the size so i can get tires that will fit the rims
my mustang trys to start but wont turnover what could this be
gas gage moves back alot. It will be at the half way mark and then i will look down a min later and it will go real close to the empty mark. And some times it will be near empty and i can go 45 mil...
i put a brand new battery in and my car wont start. however i can jump my car and it will run. but the second i turn on my headlights it dies.
1996 Ford Mustang Reviews
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my mustang has 242,000 miles on it. the car could use new struts to help with the hills and carves but other than that i drive it every day and never have any problems out of it. 96 mustang 3.8l 5 speed