2005 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Ford Mustang ProblemsBlower Motor Only Works on High
The 2005-2009 Ford Mustang with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highest setting. This is a well documented problem, and is caused by a failing blower motor resistor.
Correcting the problem is straight forward, and requires replacement of the small resistor. The resistor is normally found behind the glove box, next to the blower motor.
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 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.
2005 Ford Mustang QuestionsWhat does it mean when coolant pour out you tail pipe (3 answers)
It ran hot put coolant in it the next morning cracked it up an coolant started pouring out the tail pipe any suggestions
05 manual. Only 70k. Car dies after 20 min of driving. Rpms go wacko, so I know car will die. Wrench light comes on. Car will usually not start properly after.
Mechanic spent days, does not read code in car. Fuel lines cleaned, coincidently new clutch. Nothing. No check engine light. Just know...
It started as belt squeal in cold weather - Applied belt dress, now just Chirps - one quick chirp. I did get the angry wrench and stall also - Harmonic pulley failure ?
2005 Ford Mustang RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-343 regarding the front passenger air bag inflators only. The passenger airbag inflator on certain models will continue to be addressed by that recall.