2008 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Ford Mustang

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.

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

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My 08 4.0 v6 mustang shut down on highway just after engaging cruise control. It will not restart. The motor cranks, tries to start, then makes cough or backfire at throttle body.

I recently bought a 08 mustang gt. The hot weather in AZ killed the battery, after replacing the battery the aftermarket security system that was installed by the previous owner tripped. Now when ever i turn on my car or open/close any door, hood and trunk all my lights start flashing and dont st...

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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.

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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