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Most Common 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 Ford Mustang GT Brakes Problems

1 Known 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 ...

3 Known 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.
A broken retaining bracket for parking brake cable can cause a scraping noise on hard acceleration from the driveline area. Replacing the retainer bracket and securing it should fix this problem.

7 Known 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 ...
Spark plugs in the Ford Mustang GT can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove th...

2 Known Ford Mustang GT Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 buzzing noise is coming from the exhaust at different engine speeds and conditions, this is commonly caused by the heat shields on catalytic converters coming loose at points. The buzzing is ...

2 Known Ford Mustang GT Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

The 2010-2014 Ford Mustang GT with automatic climate control may have a problem with frequent fan speed changes when using the heater or air conditioner. This includes all performance models includ...
The 2005-2009 Ford Mustang GT with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. This affects the Mustang Bullitt, Shelby Mus...

0 Known Ford Mustang GT Maintenance Problems

0 Known Ford Mustang GT Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 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 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 2005-2009 Ford Mustang GT with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. This affects the Mustang Bullitt, Shelby Mus...
The 2010-2014 Ford Mustang GT with automatic climate control may have a problem with frequent fan speed changes when using the heater or air conditioner. This includes all performance models includ...
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, with the optional 5.0L/302ci V8, may develop misfires, rough running, and loss of power, accompanied by the check engine light illuminating. Ignition wires can rest on the exh...
Spark plugs in the Ford Mustang GT can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove th...
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.
4.0L V6 engines may develop a buzzing type noise from the upper engine area at about 1900 RPM, under light acceleration. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by loose ignition coil bracke...
If a droning noise is coming from the fuel tank, it may be caused by a noisy fuel pump check valve. A fuel pump assembly, with a revised unit, is available address this concern.
If a buzzing noise is coming from the exhaust at different engine speeds and conditions, this is commonly caused by the heat shields on catalytic converters coming loose at points. The buzzing is ...
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.
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