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1997 Ford Mustang GT Problems

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Most Common 1997 Ford Mustang GT Problems

If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.
Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford Mustang GT V8.. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly is diagno...
The Ford Mustang GT is known for idling roughly, with a slight whistling noise from the engine compartment. After a short time, this may result in poor fuel mileage, and illumination of the check e...
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0 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Brakes Problems

1 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Drive Train Problem

An internal transmission issue can cause a longer than normal shift from first to second gear, and it can feel harsh. Premature wear of the accumulator seal from scuffing of the accumulator case ...

2 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Electrical & Lights Problems

Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford Mustang GT V8.. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly is diagno...
Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.

3 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Engine Problems

The Ford Mustang GT is known for idling roughly, with a slight whistling noise from the engine compartment. After a short time, this may result in poor fuel mileage, and illumination of the check e...
The Ford Mustang GT from 1996-2010 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the strong smell of coolant from the ...
The 1996-2001 Ford Mustang GT with a 100% plastic intake manifold is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger ...

1 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The Ford Mustang GT is known for intermittent rough idling, which may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light, and poor fuel mileage. This may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking...

1 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

0 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Suspension & Steering Problem

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

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Known 1997 Ford Mustang GT Problems & Complaints

The Ford Mustang GT is known for idling roughly, with a slight whistling noise from the engine compartment. After a short time, this may result in poor fuel mileage, and illumination of the check e...
Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford Mustang GT V8.. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly is diagno...
The Ford Mustang GT from 1996-2010 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the strong smell of coolant from the ...
The 1996-2001 Ford Mustang GT with a 100% plastic intake manifold is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger ...
The Ford Mustang GT is known for intermittent rough idling, which may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light, and poor fuel mileage. This may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking...
If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.
Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.
An internal transmission issue can cause a longer than normal shift from first to second gear, and it can feel harsh. Premature wear of the accumulator seal from scuffing of the accumulator case ...
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