2005 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Ford Mustang

2005 Ford Mustang Problems

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

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.

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.

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2005 Ford Mustang Questions

Hello,

I have a 2005 Mustang (6-Cylinder). It has been very well taken care of and never had any issues, I am the first owner of this car and nobody else has driven it. A little background, I first started having a slight issue this year (not bad for a car almost ten years old) with the alt...

What wiring harness do i have to buy to get the abs pump/control module electric plug? Like the engine harness or body harness. Or can I buy just the abs pigtail somewhere?

Thanks!

my abs light brake light and traction control lights are on and abs wont communicate with my innova 3150b scanner

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2005 Ford Mustang Recalls

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Ford dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

It was found that a small female (5th percentile) sitting in the front passenger seat, with the seat in the forward most position and not wearing the seat belt, may be subject to neck injury if the air bag deploys in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the Restraint Control Module free of charge. The recall began March 3, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C02.

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2005 Ford Mustang Reviews

I've heard the convertable models are significantly slower. For a V6, the coupe is a torque monster. It's not as clunky as the previous mustangs, but there is more body roll. For the price, no other car can touch it. Great Ride!

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