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#34 of 60 fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable
Jul 21, 2008 (10:27 pm)
I bought a used 2007 Mustang V6 from the dealer I work for! It still has problems fueling;even after they replaced the tank;and tried straighting gas line with plumbers tape.I have problems filling the tank the rest of the way at 1/2 a tank.It will take 20 minutes coaxing it.I have had a few nasty comments from people waiting in line at the pumps.If you have arthritis in your hands;this whole issue is maddening.I told the Ford Rep. how painful it was too pump the gas taking 20 minutes and it keep clicking off ;with my right hand. He asked me;whats wrong with the other hand? I do love mustangs? Don't you think these problems should be figured out before consumers get them?
#35 of 60 Re: fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable [clanger]
Jul 22, 2008 (3:22 pm)
again, I was told to fuel upside down with the pump to get gas in by a ford engineer, then it overflows everywhere, That overrides the fuel shut off, Which if you read your owners manuel it says never let the gas nozzel click off over 1 time pg 42 so I started useing that info as the reason the fueling became more difficult to get the tank even at 1/8 after running it to E after 5 returns to dealership they finally said they would try to get Ford to do a buyback, it took many shop visits leaving it asking for rentals copying all gas receits one dayIi went to 15 gas stations and couldnt get past 1/2 of tank Ford will fight you not to replace anything!!! instead of makeing it right, That gas tank cant be fixed and that is what I was told even by service reps. look at lemon laws in your state on internet. I have a replacement now But after this I will trade it in later and I will never Buy a Ford again, after the agonizing fight I went through for 4 months their is a tsb report on this problem if you ask for it at your dealership that states it cant really be fixed it started on all 05- 07 models..
#36 of 60 Re: fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable [redcupid]
Jul 22, 2008 (9:30 pm)
It seems like Ford has a younger bunch running things;and making bad choices! Customer service does not exist anymore.I personally have always driven Fords;its all my parents ever drove.I will not buy a Ford again;and never a used car . I still love putting the top down in the mustang;getting off work;and having a nice ride home.I quess I still like the red mustang;only because I have a real red furry mustang at home! Thats why I didn't buy new;the real mustang needs food! You would think they would pull all the used and new left from previous years still on the lot;at least make sure you can fill them with gas! What is stupid;1 in 50 mustangs has the fueling problem from 2005 thru 2007. 3 years! At least a redesign for 2008.I usually have said do not buy first year models;so they can work problems out.So if I am still kicking in 5 years; buy a new Camaro? Maybe! It seems like Ford would keep the loyal customers happy! I DO NOT THINK THEY CARE!
#37 of 60 08 fuel issues
Jul 23, 2008 (9:28 am)
I am considering buying an 08 mustang and was wondering if that model year still has the gas tank issues that were reported on the 05 to 07 model year.
#38 of 60 Re: 08 fuel issues [gino45]
Jul 23, 2008 (1:28 pm)
A Ford engineer was the first to tell me about how the 2008 was redesigned. I would like to put a 2008 next to 2005 to 2007 up on a rack side by side;plus I would take it to the pumps and fill it up to make sure;its not an issue. I will always be a sucker for the mustang.The Ford dealership you are buying your Mustang from;should be more than willing to let you do these two things;if not find another dealer. Just ask before you sign on the dotted line! Be informed! Ford or the dealerships do not want to be responsible for the modifications that their doing on the mustangs because they would have to be liable! Good luck!
#39 of 60 Re: 08 fuel issues [clanger]
Jul 24, 2008 (6:09 am)
I have an '06 GT and have never had a problem with fueling. I love my GT.
#40 of 60 fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable
Aug 04, 2008 (8:16 am)
I sold my 2007 mustang convertable;I traded it for a 2003 GT coupe;that has 17. 000 miles. A lady had it and took good care of it.I was amazed how much heavier it is to lift the trunk and hood on 2003. I miss the car I sold. I hope to buy a 2010.I am glad you like your GT! Dealing with Ford reps,advisors, engineers;was mind boggling! FRUSTRATING!!!!!!! I work for them too;it just made it all more complex! What a mess! Ford will have to do something. I wonder why I just do not go buy a Honda? I love having Ford's;but they do not deserve our loyalty.
#41 of 60 2000 V6 Ford Mustang
Sep 02, 2008 (5:54 pm)
I drove it on Saturday and Sunday and everything was fine. Did not drive on Monday. Got up to go to work this morning (Tuesday) and it would turn over but would not start. I checked the fuel shut off switch and everything there is ok. Any suggestions as to what is wrong would be appreciated.
#42 of 60 Re: fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable [clanger]
Jan 12, 2009 (12:25 pm)
I have this problem with my 05'. I turn the gas pump upside down so it is fueling downwards. It it the only way to keep it from clicking. You just have to be careful that it does not overfill, as the pump will not shut off automatically indicating your tank is full. Either turn the gas gauge on and monitor it while fueling, or fill it up from empty, no more than 14 gallons to avoid damaging the floater.
#43 of 60 Re: fueling issue with 2007 Ford Mustang Convertable [drumhedd]
Jan 12, 2009 (1:31 pm)
In the state of California;you can not leave your pump.You can get ticketed for not being right there at the pump.I am small enough;I can not hold the pump upside down and watch the gauge.My gauge never shone full;even though it was! Ford never accepted responability for that either! My 2007 mustang is sitting on the car lot for someone else to deal with! I bought a 2003 mustang GT.At least it fills up and the tank shows full! The 2003 was made better;and is a blast;a little untamed!!!! But I cannot be happier.The 2007 was not worth the frustration! A big loss in dollars.Buyers beware!