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2006 Ford Mustang Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

124 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Ford Mustang. 20 of these members (16.1%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 13 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2006 Ford Mustangs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Ford Mustang problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Ford Mustang problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Ford Mustang problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Ford Mustang repairs by problem area

22% of the 2006 Ford Mustang repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 29% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 10% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 91 repairs.

2006 Ford Mustang transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Ford Mustang transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 57% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, and 14% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Ford Mustang Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Ford Mustang

Engine not specified

Ford in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 26000    
27000 0 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

Ford Mustang in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Rear differential clutch pack replacement-noise 
 
Ford Mustang in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 25000    
32000 100 Leaking rear pinion seal 
51000  

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Mustang in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 12000    
32000 100 Rear differential leak. Pinion seal bad. 
36000 0 Rear end making a howling noise. 
 
Ford Mustang in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 29000    
30000 0 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. 
76000  

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Mustang in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 13020    
20460 1600 clutch assembly had to be replaced because of stiff clutch pedal 
21900 0 pilot bearing went and whole clutch had to be replaced 
22320  

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

Ford Mustang in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 30000    
87000 200 Differential seal at driveshaft. 
 
Ford Mustang in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 9000    
46000 0 Asked the dealer to check odd noise when making certain shifts. They checked it out and determined I needed a new transmission. 
 

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2006 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Mustang in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 35000    
86000 175 Leaking pinion seal discovered when car in for oil change. Parts ordered, car repaired in 1 day. 
110000  

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