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2006 Ford Mustang repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (4%)

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2006 Ford Mustang transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Ford Mustang

Engine not specified

27000 mi Shifter assembly warped from heat/ cold cycles (according to dealer) , unable to shift into park. Dealer opted to replace whole shifter assembly. 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

2500 mi Rear differential clutch pack replacement-noise 
32000 mi

US $100
Leaking rear pinion seal 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

32000 mi

US $100
Rear differential leak. Pinion seal bad. 
36000 mi Rear end making a howling noise. 
30000 mi blown torque converter. Other tsb's that they only ignore. Fixed torque converter issue on second trip. They replaced the valve body, the converter, about half of the clutch packs. 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

20460 mi

C $1600
clutch assembly had to be replaced because of stiff clutch pedal 
21900 mi pilot bearing went and whole clutch had to be replaced 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

238000 mi

US $500
Differential leaking fluid. 
70000 mi

US $260
transmission engages reverse abruptly. Fluid changed. still does it! 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

46000 mi Asked the dealer to check odd noise when making certain shifts. They checked it out and determined I needed a new transmission. 
87000 mi

US $200
Differential seal at driveshaft. 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

86000 mi

US $175
Leaking pinion seal discovered when car in for oil change. Parts ordered, car repaired in 1 day. 

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2006 Ford Mustang Transmission Problems

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