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Hard to shift into gear
It sounds like you may have a transmission synchro wearing out. As you may know, when a clutch drags, it is not letting go of the disk fully which overloads the synchros and burns up the friction surfaces quickly. Synchros...
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My car ( 97 v6 mustang) cuts off while driving I replaced the fuel filter and checked the fuel pump which seems to be working just
Fuel and electrical causes are typical of random shut downs. Did you measure the actual fuel pump output pressure and compare against the factory specification? If the fault is electrical, you could have an intermittent failure within a sensor that...
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Car jerks when let off gas and apply pedal
If the "jerking" is engine, as opposed to transmission, related then there may be something amiss in the air induction, ignition or fuel systems. Did this issue start recently? Looking at NHTSA complaint data on your vehicle as far as...
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I have a coolant issue I have replaced the radiator the fan and the thermostat but when my car is running for 15 min coolant comes
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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What will cause my 1997 Ford Mustang to cut off when I go through a mud puddle I let it sit for a little bit and it starts back up
Anytime you go through water the engine will get wet and can cause stalling if the air filter or ignition system gets wet. You may be getting water in the crank sensor electrical connection. You should have a computer scan...
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How much to replace one broken motor mount on a 2003 Mustang V6?
Hi Daniel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. To request an estimate to have an engine mount replaced, please click this link and fill out the form. Once we receive the data, we'll email you an estimate if we're able to...
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My car doesn't have a check Engine light on but when I took it the mechanic they found two codes
You will need to have the ignition system tested to look at the misfire data to find the exact cylinder coil that is causing the code. Misfire data in the computer memory will show the cylinder that is misfiring and...
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Do I need to remove the motor to swap the gasket???
You should be able to pull the pan out of the way just enough to slip the oil pan gasket into place. This can be tricky depending on where exactly the oil pan sits relative to the cross member. if...
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Can the secondary air injection relay cause my transmission to randomly not perform as it should?
Since the majority of today's (if not all of them) are now controlled by electronic transmission control modules that receive inputs from the ECM, any glitch in the functioning of the motor may potentially cause a domino effect resulting in...
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Dashboard
The parking lights and dash lights are relay controlled by the GEM module and powered by fuse number 19 in the under dash fuse panel. If fuse is good then you will need to have the GEM module scanned to...
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My crankshaft pulley looks like it broke/fell off as I got on the highway.
The fancy name for the crankshaft pulley is the Harmonic Balancer. It is made in three pieces, the hub is attached to the outer ring via a thin band of rubber that is held in with adhesive. when is fails,...
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Front left wheel making sound for a minute or two after starting the car after it's been off for an hour or more
The brakes, axle and wheel bearing are all in that location, and so those components should be checked by a certified mechanic. One possibility is the brake pads are failing to immediately and completely retract from the rotor. That can...
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Can the secondary air injection relay cause my transmission to randomly not perform as it should?
The previous issues that you've had with the transmission it is possible and very likely that the transmission itself is still the cause of this issue and the shop that installed it is trying to avoid any liability. Unfortunately in...
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Loud squeal when I press clutch pedal.
It is possible that you have an internal transmission issue. It is also possible that the clutch itself could be worn out causing this issue. I would recommend having a qualified professional inspect your transmission to determine the exact cause...
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can you mount a 2014 V6 engine for a mustang on a 2015 Mustang without any discrepancy
You should not have too much trouble swapping the 2014 engine into the 2015 as long as it is the same size engine. You may have some different wire harness and intake hoses and connections you would need to swap...
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Main seals leaking after fixing intake manifold leak the main seals did not leak before
If you are getting any pressure build up inside the crankcase as all engines do then the pressure will need to be released by a PCV system or a breather system or the pressure will push out oil at different...
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Takes long for car to start
You could have a circumstance where the fuel pump overheated because it was run dry. That could cause the pump impeller seal to fail. Check fuel pressure in fuel rail to confirm that the pump is operating properly and supplying...
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I have a 01 mustang dashes on odometer theft light flash I tryed cleaning fuel pump hook up and accidently touched two together
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It's quite possible that the spark may have activated a security error code and disabled the ignition system. This can be removed in most cases by a professional mechanic by using a digital...
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Hesitation
I would recommend starting with a check engine light is on inspection to determine if any trouble codes exist. Once any trouble codes that exist in your vehicle have been read it'll be much easier to determine the exact cause...
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How do I know if I have to replace the throttle body or the throttle sensor?
You should cycle the key on and off while someone listens to fuel tank to see if pump is coming on. If not then you may have to replace fuel pump in the tank. If pump runs then have computer...

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