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1997 Ford Mustang Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Ford Mustang

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The annual maintenance cost of a 1997 Ford Mustang is $763. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Ford Mustang Problems

1997 Ford Mustang vehicles have 3 reported problems. The most commonly reported 1997 Ford Mustang problem is: Squeaking noise while turning due to worn outer tie rod ends.

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1997 Ford Mustang Reviews

1997 Ford Mustang vehicles rate highest in Engine and needs improvement in Heating
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
1997 Ford Mustang Reliability Rating
Below Average

The Ford Mustang Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 21st out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $763 which means it has poor ownership costs. While repairs tend to be more severe than average, these issues occur less often, so major repairs are infrequent for the Mustang.

Most Common 1997 Ford Mustang Questions

There are 3 related questions for 1997 Ford Mustang vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 1997 Ford Mustang questions.
The engine revs up like it wants to take off, I have to almost press the brakes all the way down just to keep the car...
My daughter had the rear end/ rear differential on the Mustang replaced, plus the gas lines, and new gas tank straps ...

1997 Ford Mustang Recalls

1997 Ford Mustang vehicles have 2 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 00V349000.