1997 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Ford Mustang ProblemsIntake Manifold/Valve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil
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.
If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.
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.
1997 Ford Mustang QuestionsBrake lights won't work? All other lights work? (1 answer)
The break lights DO NOT WORK. I have already replaced the break light switch, the bulb, and the fuse. My blinkers do NOT work, and I do NOT have to put my foot on the break to which gears. Help (-_-)
the running lights all work as well. I have tested the pedal switch with test light and gets power on both contacts in normal and with pedal pressed. I am at a loss and cant afford to take to the shop. Any ideas would be a huge help.