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  1. Recommended battery for 2013 Mustang?

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi there! It's been a while I don't drive my 2013 V6 Performance Package Mustang. The battery seems to be totally dead and the car won't start unless I give it a boost. I have no idea what is the recommended battery to replace the OEM one. Is there a battery that you would recommend? Thanks...
  2. Battery Dead and no Access to Car

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello dear Mustang Community I'm facing a serious simple problem. I need to access the dead battery, but am not able to enter the car for releasing the hood latch. Obviously my keys won't open the doors remotely, since the car has run out of power. So I tried to open the drivers door manually...
  3. Dead Battery on Modern Cars

    Mustang S550 General Discussion
    Hello everyone, long time no speak. I am in the market for a new Mustang. I went to two different dealers in my area trying out the 2017 V6 Mustang. It was actually a pretty weird day. Both dealers had the same, yet different problem(s) with their Mustangs. Both places had Mustangs dead...
  4. 1999 Mustang Won't Hold A Charge

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 1999 Mustang that will not hold a charge. Every time I try to start the car it is dead. I have replaced the battery and the alternator and it still won't hold a charge. When a tester is put on the batter, the light on the tester pulsates. Do you think this could be because of the...
  5. New Alternator/New Battery still won't charge...

    4.6L Tech
    (SOLVED) New Alternator/New Battery still won't charge... (SOLVED) Hey everyone, its been awhile since I have been active on the forum but I would really appreciate the help. In early April I replaced my intake manifold with a Ford OEM manifold and also installed new MSD coil-on plugs and...
  6. Battery relocation done properly

    Classic Tech
    Hey chaps! I'm planning on relocating the battery of my 67 coupe to the boot (Trunk?), and looking at the relocation kits out there one thing screams danger to me. All these kits seem to leave the starter relay in the stock location, doesn't this give you a dangerously long permanently live...
  7. Intermittent Starting Problem

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    My 07 Mustang W 4.0 V6 occasionally won't turn over. The battery is good (tried two new ones to be sure.) Dash lights come on and I hear clicking. Normally I'd think starter but sometimes if I jiggle the shifter (5 spd man trans) that does the trick. The times that moving the shifter doesn't...
  8. Do you replace leaky battery?

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    My 2013 GT leaked at negative and ate the galvanizing off the terminal. Autonation told me if the car starts Ford will not cover it. And to clean it up and grease the terminal myself. Does your 11-13 leak? if it did did you clean it up and keep using it? if you changed yours out has anyone...
  9. 2002 gt starts then dies immediately

    4.6L Tech
    i just did an oil change and fuel filter change on my moms 02 gt that had not been changed in 50k+ km. it needed to be jumped 5 times while i was doing all that work so im thinking the battery is ****, it is 5 years old. i drove it around for 2 days then tried taking it to school and it died...
  10. 2005 V6 wont run, please help!

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello everyone, Im new to this forum. I thank everyone for their help beforehand. Here is the situation: My 2005 V6 4.0 Mustang died on the road on Monday. I had it checked by mechanic and said it was a bad alternator, battery was still good. Replaced the alternator and it started no problems...
  11. 2002 Mustang GT Battery Sets Off Alarm?

    4.6L Tech
    Hey everyone, I went on vacation for 3 weeks and while i was gone my mom tried to start the car. well she opened the door and the alarm went off. the unlock button on the remote wouldn't turn off the alarm and neither would unlocking the car with the key. She tried to start the car to see if it...
  12. Charging Problem 2005 Mustang GT 4.6L

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey brothers/sisters, I just replaced the alternator in my 2005 Mustang GT and since then my battery light has come on and it keeps telling me to check my charging system. I went and had it tested at autozone and they said the charging system, alternator, starter, and battery were all working...
  13. Defroster and heater start uncommanded!

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    2011 mustang convertible (v6 automatic, stock)--I had been on the road for about 15 minutes when the heater and defroster came on without my hitting any switches. I had to cycle through the switches several times before the climate control system turned off. This would be a nice feature if it...
  14. 2001 Mustang V6 - How long (in inches) is the positive battery cable?

    V6 Talk
    Hi everyone, I have had a lot of problems with battery acid/corrosion with my battery cables (which is apparently a pretty common thing with Mustangs). I bought brands new battery cable terminals and was able to replace the one on the negative cable. However, the positive cable is too short for...
  15. 1989 Ford Mustang LX Battery Problem

    5.0L Tech
    So if you guys haven't read my last post go read it to get a understandment. But the main problem was a battery I put in from a other car sparked really big at the battery cables and blew out the whole battery. Car has been sitting for 4 years and hasn't been started in 2 years. When I put the...
  16. PLEASE HELP: 1997 Mustang Power Drain Issue

    5.0L Talk
    Hey guys, wondering if anyone could help me out! I have a 97 manual mustang which I love, but I am having a major issue! After about 3 hours of leaving it after driving, the car completely looses power and the battery is completely dead. Its also done this a couple times when driving. I have...
  17. 2001 Battery Draining

    V6 Tech
    Hi All, This is my first post in the forum, so please be kind! I have a 2001 3.8 that the battery goes dead in a day or two of not driving it. I took a reading with my Fluke meter and found it is drawing 400 mA. I've narrowed it down to a 40 amp fuse that protects the Instrument Cluster and...
  18. 1966 coup dies when headlights are turned on

    Classic Tech
    Hello, My names Jordan. I've got a 1966 mustang with a 302 and c4 transmission. Recently, I put in a 1 wire 150 amp alternator. The alternator's functional, When I increase throttle the volts go up and I've been using this alternator in another vehicle prior. The issue i'm having is when I turn...
  19. 1966 Mustang Wires Melting

    Classic Talk
    I have a 1966 Mustang Coupe 289 and I'm having some wiring or battery issues, I'm not sure. I stopped for gas and when I went to start back up I got a slow crank from my starter and white smoke started seeping out from where my battery sits. When I opened the hood, the wire from my battery to...
  20. Battery Connector Corrosion

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    So...I've neglected to check underneath that red rubber cover on the positive terminal on the battery since I've had the car (Oct. 2010). I finally needed to change the battery and this is what I found... That is what it looked like AFTER I cleaned it up. Before, it was completely covered...
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