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Ford Mustang repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 1040 repairs.

Ford Mustang engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (51%)

< $100 (21%)

Chart based on 123 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

435-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15000 mi Resonator rattled 

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2015 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

435-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5000 mi Broken exhaust baffle. Repaired under warranty. 

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2014 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

420-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

12700 mi Check engine light staying on. Second time. First time was a year ago. Different code this time. Just reset it. 
Threw a P219A code ... Bank 1 air/fuel ratio imbalance. 

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2014 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual RWD

54000 mi Replace engine block. Bad rod bearing 

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2014 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

supercharged 662hp 5.8L V8 6-speed manual RWD

18000 mi

US $15
Flywheel cut and clutch replaced. Clutch adjusted. 

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2014 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

420-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

14300 mi Trouble code PO420. Replaced catalytic converter 

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2013 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

420-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

17000 mi Exhaust was leaking. Clamps were loose and pipes were not properly aligned 

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2013 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

420-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

2000 mi Crank Position Sensor Replaced. 2 ECU updates that didn't work before installation of the CPS. 
5000 mi Made adjustment to cam sensor 

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2013 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual RWD

5000 mi Leak in heater hose. Dealer didn't stock part. Took 4 days to locate a hose. This is unsatisfactory! 

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2012 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

444-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

30500 mi

US $85
Replaced failed bank 1 oxygen sensor 
4640 mi Wire in harness that supports camshaft timing came loose causing engine misfires and severe performance degradation. Took a lot of time to find the root cause of problem. Several hours of electrical and computer tests. 
16500 mi Pulley system and serpentine belt needed to be replaced after original pulley system failed. Parts ordered and replaced under warranty. 

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2012 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

412-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

22300 mi Knock-like sound when engine is cold coming from accessory area 

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2012 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual RWD

19000 mi Fuel system throwing a CEL. Needed both fuel sending units in the gas tank replaced. Gas gauge reads inaccurately. 
46000 mi

US $185
Exhaust leaking water. I think the mufflers are rusted out. 
25700 mi Water pump failed - replaced under warranty by the dealer 
7000 mi A connecting rod bolt came loose and failed at approximately 7000 miles. The motor was replaced under warranty. Repeat trips back were needed to clear a misfire code cause by not resetting the crankshaft position sensor. 

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2012 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

30000 mi Engine tick got progressively worse as time went on. For replaced the engine with a new remanufactured engine due to the time involved in not being able to find the tick in a timely manner. They replaced the water pump, belt, pulleys crank 2 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

412-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

28000 mi Pulley displayed signs of future failure 
20000 mi Check engine light with code P0446 - here's what the dealer paperwork said: Open circuit at the cannister purge solenoid verified light. IDS, P0446 in memory. PP test found VPWR circuit at the cannister vent solenoid corroded in two pieces." 
25000 mi I had an intermittent ticking noise coming from the front passenger side of the motor, which ended up being diagnosed as a bad water pump. There is a TSB 12-3-1 out there for this issue. Parts were ordered and arrived the next day. 
41000 mi

US $45
TSB for a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) update fixed an issue where Oil Life Monitor wouldn't let you go more than 5,000 miles between oil changes. Initially had to pay, but dealer got Ford to issue a refund. 
52300 mi

US $150
The engine was exhibiting some bizarre, random starting issues - weak starts followed by normal ones, then a complete failure to start without a jump (heard only the starter whirring). Diagnosis was a software update to the PCM was needed. 
9000 mi Cooling Fan fuse blew and caused the car to overheat. Car had to be towed to the dealer. 
12300 mi Water pump was replaced 
3700 mi Ticking under light throttle 
6500 mi Took another try at fixing the ticking, but couldn't get it to make the sound while in the shop 
35000 mi Ticking under light throttle never went away, and Ford basically refused to look at it anymore. Even though their TSB fixed it temporarily, they wouldn't look at that area again. 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

412-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

7000 mi Car went into Fail Safe for no apparent reason.Tech checked for Hydrolock but that was not the cause.Did update to PCM and advised to wait & see if problem recurs. 2 days later check eng lite came on- now in to replace catalytic converter. 
45000 mi Check Engine Light related to cam timing on passenger side. Problem ultimately caused by head gasket debris in oiling passages of cylinder head, causing failure of valve timing solenoid. 
5000 mi Automatic transmission rough down shifts when approaching stop signal.No repair performed. Off throttle downshifting at high speeds. (70mph) Automatic transmission rough downshifting at low speeds. NO repairs completed dealer states this is normal for car. Off throttle downshifts, dealer could not replicate problem. No repairs made. 
2000 mi PCM reflash for hard start/rough hot weather idle 
4000 mi VCT solenoid gasket leaking oil. Gasket replaced under warranty. 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual RWD

86000 mi

US $600
Water pump leaked out nearly all coolant and it and some hoses had to be replaced. 
5700 mi Engine had a cold-start tapping noise due to under-oiled cam cap on drivers side camshaft. Cam Caps were removed and cut with a precision tool. Tapping noise subsided to be replaced with a warm-start squealing sound yet to be diagnosed. 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

16000 mi Tap in motor 
12400 mi The fuel guage sensor had 'tripped' twice causing the 'service engine soonest' light to come on.  
50000 mi

US $100
Water pump failed 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

412-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed manual RWD

46000 mi

US $770
Cooling fan resistor blew, burning out the connector. No replacement connectors, so had to replace entire wiring harness. 
4236 mi Check engine light came on and it was catalytic converter failed. Dealer replace no cost under warranty 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

412-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

9920 mi TSB older one had solution 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual RWD

14000 mi Engine tick on cold start. Slots ground to allow oil to reach area quicker. 
58383 mi Camshaft tick noise when cold started, subsides when engine warms up ~4 minutes. Ford TSB# 12-1-17 under Powertrain warranty. Repair reduces noise 80% but still there. 

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2011 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

48300 mi Leaky water pump 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

315-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

4000 mi Car is hard to start after stalling out in lst gear after waiting for light to change. 
40000 mi

US $50
Check engine light came on. They replaced an oxygen sensor. Would have cost $280, but I used the extended warranty and only paid $50. 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

315-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

5000 mi oil gauge on computer showed 4 percent life remaining; reset computer 
24300 mi

US $300
Car hesistated upon start. Fuel system cleaned 
10000 mi Car was not running well; seemed to want to stall out after stopping at red lights, etc. After a few days the "wrench light" on the control panel came on. Throttle control module replaced and all is well. 
3000 mi Tank overflowed while filling it (2nd time!) and it triggered the check engine soon light. It threw code #P0451 for evaporative system malfunction. 05-09 Mustangs have had similar problems as the automatic shut-off doesn't always work. 
93 mi Car did not start. The instrument panel was faulty (not communicating) and replaced. Dealer replaced free of charge by taking the part from an other new car to avoid downtime (ford stock was empty; 10-15 day delivery time) 
12400 mi I brought the car in to fix a rattle coming from the dashboard area at 1200 to 1700rpm while the engine is under load. The root cause was a loose fuel line clip. Fixing the clip solved the problem. 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

4340 mi

C $60
Felt like the engine was backfiring. Reported muffler missing baffle or something. They said nothing wrong, but I asked for a mechanic to listen. They heard ticking noise and said needed new muffler on order. 
14260 mi

C $1600
Clutch replaced. 
91000 mi

US $470
Thermostat housing cracked, it was replaced and hoses were replaced 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

3000 mi Belt chirp on startup (intermittent) along with bearing sound during running. I was told they heard nothing, that I was "over protective" of car, and they miswrote the work order. I believe idler pulley has faulty bearing. Time will tell. 
13000 mi Chirp & bearing noise from 3/2010 became worse. It was the crankshaft pulley: rubber center was coming apart - replaced.  The fan motor was also replaced as having a bad bearing. 
4000 mi Fuel pump replacement. Car stalling out at random times. 
26000 mi replace vacuum module 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

315-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

30000 mi

US $50
Gas tank neck replaced. Factory seal faulty, causing a check engine light. No noticeable difference in vehicle besides check engine. 
20300 mi Failed Throttle body 
61000 mi

US $200
Replaced whining idler pulley 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

35000 mi Water pump leaking. Pump replaced 
50000 mi

US $100
Thermostat replaced. Car ran cold. 

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2010 Ford Mustang 2-door

supercharged 8-cylinder manual 2WD

1000 mi Engine tapping. They won't do anything about it until there are 5,000 miles on the car. 
3000 mi Replaced all lifters in the engine 

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2009 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

486 mi Warranty replaced Cam position sensor 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

supercharged 500hp 5.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

44000 mi

US $1600
Clutch started slipping and needed replacement. Since trans was out of the car I opted to put in a new short throw shifter which was $400 of the total $1600 bill. 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

315-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

16000 mi Ignition lock cylinder coming out of steering column. Ignition lock cylinder replaced. 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

27000 mi A faulty oxygen sensor on the driver's side exhaust pipe was causing a check engine light to turn on. The Ford dealership replaced it at no charge under warranty. 
24000 mi Fixed Fuel Gauge 
27000 mi 2nd Round.. Actually fixed the Gauge 
3000 mi Engine tickknock noise between 1500-2000 rpm when car under load heard in 2nd-4th gears. Svce Mgr and Ford Engineer say 'normal' engine noise. Nothing done! 2 Tech Service Bulletins say lash adjuster problem but not diagnosed. 4.6L 3V engine questionable 
13000 mi Ignition lock cylinder replaced 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

53320 mi

C $294
Whining noise from the engine compartment. Dealer found the idler pulley bearing defective and replaced the idler pulley. The whining stopped. 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

61380 mi

C $1200
Clutch replaced for second time. Was replaced by previous owner as well. Repair shop and online info seemed to indicate that the stock clutch was problematic and best replaced with aftermarket clutch and flywheel. 
56300 mi

US $22
low engine temp replaced thermostat 
22000 mi

US $590
Harmonic balancer 
24000 mi

US $400
Thermostat housing leak and also needed thermostat replacement. Ordered metal housing to replace the plastic OEM 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

25000 mi Catalytic Converter failed on passenger side 

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2008 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

supercharged 500hp 5.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

1860 mi 1-Radiator hose rubbing against power steering pump pulley (hose replaced). 2-Driver side power window does not operate properly with top up and rear window open (window hits top and bounces back (several visits, problem still ongoing). 
35340 mi

C $700
OEM clutch lining started slipping, replaced with McLeod RXT clutch and flywheel at 57k (normal for weak OEM unit). 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

supercharged 500hp 5.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

49000 mi

US $200
Car would not accept fuel. Evap canister valve, fuel tank, and fuel pumps replaced under extender warranty. 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

11160 mi

C $300
Noise with belt, replaced pulley 
32000 mi

US $250
Replaced O2 sensor 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

3800 mi New coil and spark plug. Repaired under warranty. 
8000 mi Added Ford Racing Bullitt Intake and Tune. Made car and tranny much more responsive ,removed lag in off line power ,very nice.  

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

82300 mi

US $250
Thermostat needed to be replaced 
66000 mi

US $180
water pump belt tensioner pulley failed 
70200 mi

US $390
Steering at idle made moaning sounds once warmed up. Thought it was a leak. But, could be moisture and air getting sucked in to the pump. Replaced Power Steering line and flushed power steering fluid. 
77000 mi

US $849
And, the thermostat housing had a massive crack in it. Being plastic and the extreme cold here in CO. 
66340 mi Car dumped all fluids on highway was found to be cracked thermostat lower intake housing (composite plastic) is a known TSB for model. Dealer repaired under 30 day used car warranty happened 1 week after purchase. 
70640 mi

C $160
Thermostat housing leaking/cracked 
117000 mi Unknown engine rattle, popping and hissing after alternator replacement. Not sure what's wrong at the moment. 
74582 mi

US $280
Replaced pulley-crankshaft and seals. 
89214 mi

US $700
Replaced water pump, coolant sensor,and thermostat/housing. 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

7440 mi Replacement of serpentine belt pulley with bad bearing Serpentine belt idler pulley replaced 
13020 mi Engine makes a ticking noise, at all temperatures, loudest at 1200 RPM. Engine knock occurring during light-load upshifts at 3000-4000RPM, also intermittently under load at 5000RPM and above. Left front O2 sensor was found to have a slow response and was replaced under warranty. Second, more detailed examination of engine ticking noise at 1200RPM. Noise found to be loudest at intake runner for cyl. #4. Other likely sources eliminated. (Bellhousing, injectors, cam covers, etc.) Was told noise is "normal". 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

83000 mi Cam phasers, cylinder heads, valve lifters. 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

54000 mi

US $50
New thermostat needed 

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2007 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

98700 mi

US $200
Loose parts in original catalytic converter. Mechanic cut it out and replaced it with a universal cat. 
67000 mi

US $1300
Rear main seal was leaking oil onto garage floor 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

11000 mi Fuel pump assembly replaced under warranty per TSB. Hesitation during acceleration after long drive. 
27000 mi

US $12
VCT Sensor Grommet/Seal failed allowing small oil leak from the driver-side valve cover. Replaced grommet myself for $12. 
27000 mi Fuel pump failed and was replaced. 
52000 mi

US $820
waterpump leak  manifold water leak - very small 
16000 mi Hesitation after long trip on the highway. 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

11000 mi

US $100
Canister vent value was replaced. 
17000 mi

US $100
Replaced throttle body. 
18000 mi Engine light came on. The dealer checked it out and could not find anything wrong. The reset the warning light. They said that they know the Mustang GT has a problem in the software that they are working on to fix.Problem did not reoccur 
89121 mi

US $845
Drive by wire throttle body replaced 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

78000 mi

US $166
Coolant puking out overflow tank cap. The cap was not holding any pressure and the thermostat was sticking. The shop replaced the thermostat and flushed/bled the coolant system and gave me a new cap. 
129000 mi

US $400
Thermostat housing cracked, lost coolant 
54000 mi

US $240
Evaporative emissions solenoid replaced. 
84500 mi

US $190
Cracked thermostat housing 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

5286 mi Fuel filler neck backs up during fueling. Design problem with filler neck. No repair solution. Fueling slower, with nozzle on the first detent, seems to solve the problem. 
32889 mi Engine floods and runs rough when started in very cold weather (below zero). Warranty recalibrate of fuel PCM. Replaced rattly driver side mirror. Replaced radio head unit that refused to release my CD's. All warranty. 
53466 mi Engine still has difficulty starting when very cold. 
55000 mi Occasional cold-start rough idle for as long as 30 seconds. 
90000 mi

US $12
Thermostat failed in shut position. Replaced thermostat. 
147700 mi

US $400
Radiator leaking between plastic tank and aluminum core. 
24000 mi

US $70
Check engine light- emission control fault code. Shop could not find a problem, reset computer and suggested it could be a failing oxygen sensor 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

122700 mi

US $100
Misfire was the problem this time on cylinder 6. It was the spark plug. Back in October we had problems with misfire and running lean and that time it was the injector. So we first replaced the injector before we replaced the spark plug. 
167000 mi It is showing a code for camshaft position sensor, but most times it is an alternator problem, and with this car I have had check charging system up for over 2 years, but it has started running rough off and on now. 
37820 mi Free up solenoid on fuel tank vent would not open to allow gas tank to vent when filling. 
47000 mi

US $65
Engine hesitation at highway cruising speeds. Very occasional, but persistant. No codes set, no other symptoms. 
56000 mi Loose gas cap light came on. Gas cap not loose. Dealer cleaned cap and filler area. No charge. 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

60000 mi

US $500
cracked thermostat housing, water pump failing. 
42000 mi

US $211
Throttle body service. After a long trip of steady driving when you stop and start again it hesitated a bit. Finally died while looking for a place to park. Got it started but the "wrench light" in the dash came on. 
54700 mi

US $330
a housing on the front of the intake manifold started leaking water 
79700 mi

US $300
Computer Ground and Throttle Body 

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2005 Ford Mustang

Engine not specified

106000 mi

US $550
Fuel delivery problem 

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2005 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

94000 mi

US $400
VCT Sensor 2 
9000 mi Throttle cut out when accelerating - intermittent. Fuel pumps replaced. 
24800 mi

C $41
Faulty fuel cap causing PO456 check engine light 
46000 mi

US $500
Rear differential service. 
11780 mi Car would not idle smoothly anymore. 
176000 mi

US $955
Variable cam timing problem. Oil Control Solenoids, or phasers, or cam tensioner. No codes thrown, symptoms very mild, couldn't narrow it down. 

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2005 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

20000 mi Fuel pump and fuel level sensor replaced under warranty. 
81000 mi

US $497
Replaced radiator. Radiator had small leak at join between plastic side and aluminum core. Seepage, really. Fluid loss was about 1 qt per 3000 miles. 

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2005 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

55722 mi

US $502
Check Engine light came on saying Short in Transmission Shift Solenoid. Dealer checked it and determined that there was a coolant leak around the thermostat housing that was causing it to throw a false code. 
135000 mi

US $200
Car began to overheat and leaked coolant. Found that the water pump was leaking through the bearing weep hole. Replaced water pump, thermostat housing and accessory drive belt. 
28000 mi

US $50
Fuel tank replaced to correct complaint that gas pump shuts off repeatedly while fueling even at very slow pace. 
49000 mi

US $180
Car would lurch and make noise with loss of power for a brief moment and would then regain and be fine. Never stalled and had no loss of control. Problem was determined to be throttle sensor being dirty. Removed & cleaned throttle body & re-pgm. 
58000 mi

US $50
Thermostat housing leak. Coolant had been leaking all over and was low. Replaced seal and housing parts. Drained coolant and replaced coolant (after a flush-maint item).  
88700 mi Cracked Serpentine belt. 
90000 mi

US $70
Replaced serpentine belt. Replaced radiator reserve cap. Car was running hot while idling. (Maint. work also elected: Decided to do coolant flush which was previously recommended and would help maintain cooler vehicle). 
178000 mi It had an oil leak, sipped some coolant and had an occasional undiagnosed squeal from the engine compartment. 
87000 mi

US $58
Replaced cooling manifold. Easy repair, houses the temp sensor. 
104000 mi

US $100
Thermostat housing is plastic, glued together at the factory. Split and blew apart. 
104000 mi

US $75
Coolant reservoir is a 2 piece plastic part, glued together at the factory. Seal broke resulting in loss of coolant. Replaced the tank.  

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2005 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

47000 mi

US $80
Vibration at 1200rpm TSB performed by Ford 

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2005 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

31000 mi Throttle position Sensor failure. TPS replaced. 
54000 mi

US $300
Leaking coolant due to a cracked thermostat housing. 
78300 mi Right muffler pipe detached and rotted where the new dual exhaust system was put on. It needed to be re-welded. 
96000 mi

US $3200
replaced: LT valve cvr, valve cvr gasket, Lt timing case, tensioner, seal assembly, water pump/gasket, R&I oil pan, debris from engine/pan, flush coolant, antifreeze 
49000 mi

US $450
Check engine light was coming on. Replaced failed bank two HEGO sensor, reset PCM. Also replaced fuel filter and regular oil change. 

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2004 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

305-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

22000 mi

US $300
Replaced leaking water pump. 

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2003 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed manual RWD

68819 mi

C $425
mechanic replaced alternator while also realizing the fan belt was worn out..  

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2003 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

58000 mi intake manifold replaced replaced one coil 
67000 mi

US $85
Replaced fan belt. 

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2003 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

87000 mi

US $25
The ignition coil module cracked and was causing misfires. I replaced the module to fix this issue. 

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2002 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

124650 mi

US $55
Changed grooved idler pulley due to engine whining 
135300 mi

US $30
Car felt sluggish and slow. Replaced spark plugs. Old plugs were very bad. The car feels a LOT quicker. 

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2002 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed manual RWD

12000 mi Replaced Computer - intermittent inability to start (occurred once) 

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2002 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

94000 mi

US $418
Camshaft Synchronizer and gasket replaced 
95000 mi

US $320
Replaced the ignition coil pack, the plugs and wires, correcting a misfire. 
98000 mi

US $245
Passenger exhaust manifold broken at the flange. 
98000 mi

US $210
Driver side exhaust manifold. 
108000 mi

US $35
Replaced Cam sensor and cam synchronizer. Car made a squealing and Stalling. Installed myself. Easy. Look on Youtube for video's to learn how to do it. 

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2002 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

91500 mi

US $420
Coolant outlet on intake manifold broke off. Replaced intake manifold, replaced C.O.Ps with aftermarket, cleaned all bolts affected, cleaned/clear coated throttle body and thermostat housing. All work completed myself 

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2002 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed manual RWD

189720 mi

C $1300
The exhaust system had a cracked manifold. Replaced the entire single-pipe exhaust with a higher performance dual exhaust system. Coil pack and spark plugs failed. 

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2001 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

228000 mi

US $450
Replaced 1 coil Repaired oil leak 

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2001 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed manual RWD

140000 mi

US $2000
Bad head gaskets, coolant in the engine. Engine needed replacement. 

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2001 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

141000 mi

US $400
Replaced Spark Plugs, Plug Wires, and Ignition Coil. Also replaced about 3 feet of Emission System hoses due to age and dry rot. 
143000 mi

US $80
Replaced EGR valve and EGR solenoid. Due to prolonged hot soak restarts and engine missing on hot restarts. 
147000 mi

US $500
Replaced failed fuel pump 
321000 mi

US $100
Replace Coolant Resovoir 
338000 mi

US $150
Replaced Radiator Fan Assembly 
351000 mi

US $60
Cracked spark plug. Replaced with new plug 
358000 mi

US $51
Replaced spark plug. Added non-foul extender to one spark plug 

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2001 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

119000 mi

US $500
I was told some type of spring broke in the engine. 

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2000 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

79000 mi

US $1100
Heater core leaking for second time and intake manifold leaking. Both replaced. 

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2000 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

260-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

101000 mi

US $300
Fuel pump faulty; replaced fuel pump 
86000 mi

US $480
coils, sparkplugs, throatlebody 
86700 mi

US $250
oil leak replaced oil pan gasket 

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2000 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

72500 mi

US $400
Timing cover gasket leak 
60000 mi Brake fluid flush, replace spark plugs, new PCV valve. 

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2000 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

265-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

114000 mi

US $465
Electric fuel pump quit on me while leaving my driveway. 

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2000 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

190-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

96720 mi

C $20
engine missing, replaced plugs, problem solved 

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Ford Mustang Engine Problems

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