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  1. ForumFix: 1997 Mustang V6 oxygen sensor replacement

    News
    There's nothing more annoying than seeing that check engine light show up on your dash. You never know if it's going to be something simple like a faulty fuel cap or something that's going to put an enormous dent in your wallet. In Flugnugget's case , it turned out to be a code 0141 – the...
  2. Hello from SF, CA

    Introductions
    Hey guys/gals, I'm from San Francisco, CA. I am in love with the SN95s. Here is my little Mustang history: After high school I bought my Uncle's 98 GT, but it was totaled due to a flood. I was heartbroken but then purchased an 88 5.0 Notchback. I left for the Army and ended up selling the 5.0...
  3. 97 gt coolant issue

    4.6L Tech
    So i took my car out and on my drive maybe a mile and a half i started smelling coolant. long story short i popped the hood and had coolant spraying from the overflow cap. now i squished the upper hose going to the thermostat and it was pretty hard (never felt the hose so soon from shutting the...
  4. Insurance for a 1997 Mustang GT?

    4.6L Off Topic Lounge
    im new to the forums and have been looking around at getting a mustang. i have found a 1997 mustang gt that caught my eye and i think i want to get it. i can get the gas for it, but how much would insurance cost? im 18 male, clean record and took driver's ed, and i am a full time student. the...
  5. Newbie with a 97 Mustang Coupe no brake lights and bad speedometer

    V6 Tech
    hi, I have a 1997 Mustang Coupe (not GT) that has a tail light problem and a speedo problem. The tail light problem: The headlights work. The interior lights work. The dash lights work. The turn signals work. The brake lights work (with the brake pedal pressed) but the tail lights do not...
  6. 1997 Rare Autumn Orange GT - New Guy Introduction

    Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm new to the Forum here and glad to be a part of it. I'll be glad to you help you guys out in any way that I can and I know you guys will be able to help me with problems I may have in the future. Also, I have one of the rare 1997 Autumn Orange Mustang GTs. Only 1,519 painted this...
  7. Questions about a '97

    Introductions
    So I had a few questions about my '97. I pulled into the gas station today to fill up, and I was stopped by a gentleman claiming that my car was a rarity. He went on to explain that he had been a mechanic for some time and he was confused by my gas tank/cap. I pulled into the station with the...
  8. 1997 Mustang GT Fan Will Not Turn On!

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 1997 Mustang GT with one main problem. The Fan will NOT turn on by itself. If I have the A/C on it will turn on at about 1/2 Temp Gauge, but since I have a major Freon leak that doesn't do me a lot of good. A lot of people point to the Constant Control Relay Module. Any advice or tips...
  9. 1997 4.6 SOHC preformance bottom end rotating assembly.

    Introductions
    Hello my name is Bill and I am new to this forum I was wondering if there are any experts out there on the 281 sohc. I am planning a full rebuild of my motor. I would like to hear any opinions on the subject of which company to purchase a stroker kit from for this motor to make the most reliable...
  10. 97 4.6 need help!!

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 97 mustang gt with a stock 4.6. It hesitates to start, eventually will, it will sputter when u give it gas, and sometimes just die and not start back until 30 minutes to an hour of trying. It is throwing a code of too lean on bank one and two O2 sensors. Since I have replaced plugs...
  11. Friend is parting out identical 1997 Mustang, what should I get for repairs?

    V6 Tech
    I have a 1997 Mustang coupe, and it has over 185k miles on it, with plenty of problems. All seemed lost, but then just recently I found out a coworkers dad is parting his 1997 Mustang out! I immediately embarked on the 4 hour journey to the location of my savior Mustang to replace as many of...
  12. 1997 mustang gt, shuts off over bumps, raido shuts off, bad ground?

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 1997 mustang gt, only mods are a catless x pipe, and rear introl arms, every time i romp on the car or i hit a bump the radio and ca shutoff like i shut offf the ignition. Was wondering what would cause this, help would be appreciated!!!
  13. 1997 GT Parking Brake Sticky

    4.6L Tech
    I'm not entirely sure how long this has been going on, but my parking brake has issues. Either the springs aren't strong enough, or the cable is stuck, but the driver's side brake seems to stay almost all the way engaged. The other side works fine, but is not enough to actually hold the car. So...
  14. 1997 GT Clutch Adjustment

    4.6L Tech
    I recently changed my clutch and throwout bearing. On my first test drive afterwards, I noticed a pulsing squeak at low speeds. It is synchronized with the speed of the car, but goes away if I disengage the clutch. I just changed the brakes so that's not it. It sounds like it is coming from the...
  15. Do They Make Hand Held Tuners for 1997 Mustang Cobras?

    SVT Cobra Tech
    So I have a pacific green 97 cobra and i was wondering if i could use a hand held tuner like a diablo sport or sct ? or does it have to be a chip? and any suggestions on what mods to get first? my goal is to get over the 300 rwhp mark for now :shigrin
  16. 1997 Mustang V6. Can the stock internals handle nitrous?

    V6 Talk
    Alright guys, im new on the forums and i have found a lot of useful information on my mustang here. I have done light modding, but now im wanting to add something with a little more kick so i was wondering if the 3.8L stock internals can handle a small shot of nitrous.
  17. 97 v6 3.8 turns over but no start

    V6 Tech
    Please help! I feel like I've tried everything to get this car running. Getting plenty of fuel to the engine, tested it and getting 40psi to the rails. getting spark from plugs however it seems weak. replaced coil plugs and wires also replaced the crank sensor and cam sensor. checked the timing...
  18. Idle issues on a 97 mustang gt

    4.6L Tech
    Hey there, I hope someone here can help me. I just recently purchased a 97 mustang gt. The only issue it has is it does not like to idle in park. Its not throwing any engine codes so I have no idea what could be causing it to do it. I have a sct flash tuner but I'm not too sure how to use it...
  19. Tail Light Bezels

    SVT Cobra Tech
    My girlfriend has a 97 cobra and she wants the black tail light bezels like i do (94 gt tail lights converted to 96-98.) Does anyone know where to get the black bezels without buying the tail light conversion? (btw i don't wanna spray the ones she has)
  20. How to correct Speedometer in 1997 Cobra svt after 410 gear change!! PLEASE ANYONE!!

    4.6L Tech
    Hello my name is Craig and I was wondering if anyone new exactly which part you need to buy to correct the speedometer reading after having your gears changed to 4:10 in a 1997 ford mustang cobra svt. I know it is like a 5-10 dollar part but I have no idea what it is and more importantly how...
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