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#97 of 153 2010 Ford Mustang GT manual transmission problems
Jun 27, 2010 (11:47 pm)
I bought a 2010 Mustang GT a few months ago and have only about 1600 miles on it. I always thought it was a little hard to shift, but the other day I had a hell of a time getting it out of 4th gear. Then it was hard to shift back into any gear. I have owned many different manual shift cars, including a different GT and a Cobra and never experienced any of these problems. I have not even had a chance to really get on it yet! Any advice I could get would be great to take to the dealer. I figure I'll either get the old "I don't know how to drive a stick" business or "these new transmissions are truck trannys". I don't need the run around for $33 Grand.
#98 of 153 Re: 2010 Ford Mustang GT manual transmission problems [blackonblack10]
Jun 28, 2010 (8:41 am)
For $33k, a decent transmission should be a no brainer.
I am on the fence for a 2011 V-6 6M.....................hope the new transmission is trouble free. My Dad told me never to buy the first new model year. Maybe he has a point.
#99 of 153 2010 Ford Mustang Transmission Problems
Jun 30, 2010 (1:00 am)
This is a continuation of post #97. After taking the car out for a drive again, I tried to recreate the original shifting problem again. After start up, the transmission shifted fine through all 5 gears but I only ran it up to 2800 rpm before shifting. Then from a dead stop, I took it up to about 4500 rpm in first, then 4500 rpm in second, then could not shift into third and slowed down. It took way to much force to put it back into any gear. I finally got it into second and got the car moving again, but if I fully engage the clutch pedal all the way down, I can give it a little gas and the car will start to slightly accellerate as if the clutch is slightly engaged. I had to baby it all the way home in second gear just to get it back to the garage. Is this a clutch problem or a transmission problem?
#100 of 153 Re: 2010 Ford Mustang Transmission Problems [blackonblack10]
Jun 30, 2010 (5:02 am)
I would hope you would just take it to the dealer where you purchased it since you can reproduce the problem. Just don't let them give you a line of B.S. You have a serious problem that could be dangerous. It's up to them to figure out what the cause is. I have an '07 GT/CS with only minor transmission problem (shifting is not as smooth as I would like) but since I don't race it I can live with it. Good luck.
#101 of 153 Re: 2010 manual transmission whining/whistling noise. [ponyboy3]
Nov 22, 2010 (6:50 pm)
am wondering what you have found out.ive had a 07 and got a 08 at this time,same ole thing,the shifting is not right.
#102 of 153 2000 mustang trans
Feb 20, 2011 (7:21 am)
my 2000 mustang has a v6 and the trans is banging and vibrating when shifting in and out of overdrive when warmed up other then that it runs and shifts fine so whats going on with it?
#103 of 153 06 5 spd manual issues
Feb 21, 2011 (1:42 pm)
I see a lot of us are have issues with our mustangs. My 06 makes the weird clunking sound too. It has 47000 miles. It goes in and out of gears OK. First and reverse can be difficult, especially after sitting overnight. My question is, is it normal for the clutch to be so stiff?
#104 of 153 Re: 06 5 spd manual issues [spitfire2212]
Feb 22, 2011 (12:16 am)
the only thing i can say is i think we been stiffed with some bad trainies.ive own a 07 and now own a 08.ive got a lot of issues,thats not normal with your trainy.i keep getting the go around with ford.if you reply,ill tell you more later,got to run.
#105 of 153 Re: 06 5 spd manual issues [spitfire2212]
Feb 22, 2011 (8:45 pm)
Sorry didn't respond sooner, work a lot of hours.
It is, so Ford tells me. Their are lockout devices in place for both first and reverse, to prevent from accidently putting it in that gear while tranny is engaged. I get that, as far as the clunking, they tell me that it is because drivetrain, is not top of the line for v6, that we will experience some kick back due to the design. I'm told that is normal and is not hurting anything. I do find that if i back off in first to second, and be fluid with my shift that I don't have that issue. I've had no major problems with clutch or tranny so I am taking them at their word. Hope this helps.
#106 of 153 Re: 06 5 spd manual issues [ponyboy3]
Feb 25, 2011 (3:31 pm)
Thanks for your comment. My mind has been put at ease seeing other people with similar issues. I've had my Mustang almost a year now and the clutch/tranny have been the same. No changes at all. I really love my Mustang even in this Spokane winter, I'll just accept it for what it is and just be happy.