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2001 Ford Mustang

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2001 Ford Mustang Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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A creak/pop noise while turning may mean that updated steering rack bushing tubes need to be installed.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- bmdouble

idle will race intermittently. in spec failure of the throttle position sensor,will not trip a code but sensor will be biased on the higher side and the pcm take the idle up. replace tp sensor.

2001 Ford Mustang Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, November 28, 2000

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.

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2001 Ford Mustang Questions and Answers

voodoomonkeyz, 2001 Ford Mustang, Lafayette, IN

pressure reads 100, suggestions?

fudpucker, 2001 Ford Mustang, Oblong, IL

Considering purchasing '01 with V-6, automatic, 140000 miles. All maintenance done at dealer over last 9 years including new brake rotors/pads, starter, tie-rods, and starter. Car is spotl...

sacred, 2001 Ford Mustang, Spring, TX

the Clutch pedal wont go to the floor and I cant get the shift to go in any gear. I replaced the clutch kit and clutch cable. Can anyone tell me what the problem is?

Visitor, 2001 Ford Mustang, San Antonio, TX

When the vehicle is in gear it lopes and misses out.

StangLea, 2001 Ford Mustang, Hagerstown, MD

I just had my emissions test done and it didn't pass. My diagnostic code is P1451. My engine light has been on for quite a while.

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2001 Ford Mustang Reviews

I bought my 01 back in feb 04 45000 miles .99800 miles now It is a alright Car i wanted the GT model due to the bigger engine slightly better suspension. In some ways i am wishing i did .

the suspension is alright for my Tastes Even with 29 MM anti Sway bar in the front and a 25 mm in the back the car rides stiffer

The engine is solid. no denying it. its easy to work on. it produces enough HP They say 194 hp stock. It will spin the tires without a line lock to help it along. it will get it to 100+ pretty quickly. easy to mod its only 70 ish hp off from the v8 add a few mods dyno it your on par with the v8. Only thing I have a complaint about. The car is a complete dog with the ac on. don't expect to take off fast when you use it.

The exhaust manifolds will break They are cheap and break at the welds. Then removing them is a chore. studs are the best.. break em you mind as well bring it to a mechanic. if yours didnt break You are extremely Lucky . I replaced mine with 1998 3.8 Oem fit headers fit like a glove. IT is also a known Defect in the car itself..

only things i had to replace are 2 calipers 2 rotors and 1 sets of pads new struts. oil changes tires . one batt. so the Car over all is Extremely reliable. The brake issue was my fault the brake fluid was burning up due to the manifold being cracked and Blowing the exhaust heat on the master cyl. made my fluid go bad and was freezing my calipers.

Rock solid car reliable Decent gas mileage if you buy one make sure it had Only 1 owner..

I have had my V6 stang for 4 1/2 years. I bought it used and have had to replace the alternator and the engine just went out. It has 104k miles, but I think the engine problem was my fault for not keeping up with maintenance. I love the car and am going to fix it.

This is my third Mustang and I love it. The 2001, that is. I bought it brand new with 11 miles on it. It has been very reliable for me. The color is clear coat Red.

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