2003 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Ford Mustang

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2003 Ford Mustang Problems

Noise From Synchronizer Shaft Upper Bushing

The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noise due to failure of the upper bushing. The noise may be erratic and is usually present when the engine is warm.

Mustang Convertibles: Rear Window Glass Comes Loose

The adhesive holding the glass convertible window gives out and the window delaminates from the outer convertible shell. I used 3M VHB 2-sided adhesive tape (the same type that is used to hold glass panels to the outside of skyscrapers) to hold the window back in. It worked great, but long term effectiveness is still unknown.

No start and theft light flashing, due to damaged wiring.

the pins will pull out of the connector for the transceiver ring,the connector is under the dash right above where your shins are.the wires pull out due to tilting the steering wheel and not enough slack in the harness.

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2003 Ford Mustang Questions

Why do my brakes keep going out? (1 answer)

I recently had my brakes and routers changed on my Mustang and the brake fluid is full. When I go to stop the brake pedal goes to the floor and it won't stop what am I missing

Changed thermostat and water pump (2 answers)

When idling car begins to overheat .

How come my V-6 2003 Ford Mustang shutters when the car comes to a stop? (1 answer)

It shutters more when it is warmed up or really hot out.

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2003 Ford Mustang Recalls

Gas Pedal May Stick and Cause Unexpected Acceleration

On some Mustang Cobra models, the unique rear surface of the accelerator pedal may catch the cutout in the floor carpeting and not allow the engine to return to idle. This could cause longer stopping distances and/or unexpected, continued acceleration, which may lead to a crash. Dealers will install a shield over the cutout in the carpet behind the accelerator pedal. The recall began April 26, 2006. The Ford recall number is 06S43.

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2003 Ford Mustang Reviews

I purchased my 03 mustang v6 coupe in 04 with 24000 miles now has 163000 on it and runs like a dream I have replaced the tranny once but was my fault so replaced with t5 from ford racing I have no complaints about this car and is still considered my baby. It has the pony package so basicly its a GT with a v6 also did not like the handling when I bought the car so changed the rims to 17x9.5 car ...
there are times when I can not take the key out the ignition HELP has any one had this problem ? thanks
i bought my stang in 2006. it had 40,000 miles on it. this is my second stang. it has never failed to start. it a hell of a car except for the brakes. i have had to replace the brakes and i mean rotors, callipers, hoses all of it about twice a yr. im getting ready to get rid of it cause of this. its bankrupted me over this issue. now when i turn the wheel it squeeks so i assume something with t...

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