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#9 of 130 Re: 2005 Ford Mustang-GT Ticking noise from engine [jccmdd]
Feb 10, 2007 (1:25 pm)
Hi! I purchased my silver metallic '04 Anniversary Edition" in August '06 with 11K on it. I LOVE IT, but lately I have experienced the same acceletation fluttering. I took her in for the 15K service and the dealership told me that was a norm with the V6 Mustang, which I took as total BS. (I might look and act crazy, but I'm not stupid.) So today I put $10 of premium in her and took her out to play. Guess she just has a "hairball" cause now she runs like butter! One less customer for Mike Shad Ford in Jacksonville, Florida!!!!
#10 of 130 Re: Check engine light [tayl0rd]
Feb 12, 2007 (5:58 pm)
Hey, you seem pretty sure that the air temperature sensor is integrated with the mass air flow sensor. I have researched and checked in the repair manuals, and they have a picture of where it should be, but it is not there. Called the local Ford dealership and spoke to someone in service, and he couldn't tell me for sure if they are separate or together. I have already purchased a temperature sensor, $15, but have since brought it back because I could not find it on the air intake or on the intake manifold. The MAF sensor is $150 with a $75 core charge. Not sure I want to spend that kinda money just yet without being sure. Let me know why you are so sure please.
#11 of 130 Re: Check engine light [pancheaux]
Feb 13, 2007 (10:08 am)
Have you been checking any of the Mustang forums? There are hundreds of them out there. But as I recall, the MAF also serves the purpose of/replaces the air temp sensor.
#12 of 130 2002 ford mustang 3.8 V6 engine lite on.
Mar 08, 2007 (2:33 pm)
The car has a 1000,000K's on it and the egr valve has been replaced, obd11 reader comes up with a generic code 401 the book says ( exhaust gas recirculation flow insufficient detected) This lite came on after the car had been parked for three weeks.
#13 of 130 2002 pontiac grand prix supercharges 3.8
Mar 08, 2007 (2:40 pm)
This car has a 150,000k's on it and just out of warranty at 70,000k's the HUD (heads up display) started to fade in and out and sometimes disappered but would come back in a few minutes or by the next time you drove it. It works about 85% of the time. Have never taken the car in to a dealer as it sounds expensive. Lucky I still have a speedo lol.
#14 of 130 Wondering if anyone has had the same problem
Mar 13, 2007 (6:33 pm)
Ok so I own a 2005 mustang 6 cylinder bought new. Just had the fuel sensors finally replaced because we had gas problems, now that that is fixed I have also experienced a grinding noise between the speed of 90-95 miles an hour. Only at that speed. Mustang dealerhip said that they can't fix whatever it is because they can't drive that fast. The car wasn't making those noises when it was new. It only has 20,000 miles on it now. Anyone else having this problem. My concern is that I think it's a major problem and when the warranty runs out I'm buying a new transmission just because Ford can't drive 90 miles an hour to listen to the grinding.
#15 of 130 2002 GT engine cutting off suddenly
Apr 17, 2007 (2:13 pm)
I have an 02 GT that suddenly developed an odd desire to cut the engine at idle and under normal driving conditions. After driving it around for about an hour the engine just cut off. It sounded like it was trying to crank but wouldn't turn over. Came back an hour later and it started and ran fine. Prior to this I had gotten gas at a station I was later told sold bad gas to a family member and the cut off issue start when the tank was getting low. The next day it cut off shortly after starting and twice on the way to the dealer. Of course once they had it it wouldn't repeat the problem and it made it home fine. Their computer showed nothing wrong when the checked it. The fuel filter was replaced at 35K and now has 68K on the car.
It almost sounds like the engine isn't getting gas when i try to re start but that's just a guess. Alternateror and battery are good although the plugs should be replaced.
Anyone heard of this issue before or is it likely bad/dirty gas mucking up the filter? BTW I normally get 270 miles to a tank before i need to think about refilling but oddly this time around my mileage was in the 220's where it normally in the 270 range.
#16 of 130 Re: 2002 GT engine cutting off suddenly [eriknelke]
Apr 18, 2007 (7:45 am)
One of two things. The Idle Air Controller or the Mass AirFlow sensor. With your poor fuel economy, I'm more inclined to think it's the MAF. But with the shutting down at idle and, seemingly, intermittent stalling, I'd say the IAC. Have them check both. A new MAF sensor will "break the bank" for the part (over $200 for such a tiny part.) The IAC is fairly inexpensive. BOTH are ridiculously simple and quick to replace, so don't let the dealer do it! Do it yourself.
#17 of 130 starter sticks
Apr 19, 2007 (9:31 am)
hi I have a 1965 ford mustang with a 289 and the starter drive is rubbing on the flex plate itll start but it squeel i dont know why because the bel housing and starter and the flex plate are all origanal
Apr 25, 2007 (6:38 am)
2000 Mustang, 6 cyl., high mileage..........is there any practical advantage to using $10 spark plugs over $2 ones? Also, do plug wires need replacing or will they last forever? Thanks!!!