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  1. Idle RPM drop when electrical accessories engaged

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi all, Recently I have been noticing an RPM drop whenever I open a circuit on an electrical component. For instance, whenever my power windows engage, I feel a significant RPM drop. When I press the brake pedal just enough to engage the tail lights, I get an RPM drop. Randomly, when I am...
  2. Tuning Issue - Detonation

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey guys. A little background: I currently drive a 2007 Mustang V6, which I've had since 2009. The CAI / tune in question has been on the car since 2012-2013. Awhile back I had my car in the shop getting a fan replaced. No big deal, and I informed them that the car had a custom tune and not...
  3. Power Seat Problem - 2011 GT

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey Guys - just picked up a used '11 GT. LOVE it! So I had a passenger get into the car and he used the controls to slide the seat back. When he got out we tried to slide the seat forward to let the passenger in the back seat out but it wouldn't move. I tried the up/down controls and those...
  4. Convertible Window Drop Issues 1996

    4.6L Tech
    Hi. Newbie here. First post. Bought a 1996 mustang GT Convertible. 167,000 miles. Runs good. When I open the doors, the windows are supposed to drop a 1/2" to clear the top right? Mine don't. Went and read all kinds of posts that said how to reinitialize the smart window motors. Tried...
  5. Puzzling Engine Wiring Issue

    Classic Tech
    Calling all gurus. I have just finished up putting a 302 in my coupe and I'm having an issue starting it. The current situation is that when I turn the key to start all it will do is turn over and over and backfire through the carb. I already fixed an earlier ground issue, I am positive that...
  6. SLP Resonance on my '05 issue

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys I was wondering if any of you have an idea of what might be going on. I hear a funny noise as if it is something vibrating somewhere in the front of the car when I am putting extra load on the engine in third gear. I am almost positive that it is just vibration but I have no idea how to...
  7. 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...
  8. 1988 Mustang GT charging issues.

    5.0L Tech
    Hi I have an 88 mustang gt convertible 5.0 5 speed that has recently encountered a charging issue. I have put a brand new alternator and battery in and tested both. I have traced as much wiring as I could and saw no issues. When I start the car and take it off the battery charger the volt meter...
  9. 2013 Mustang V6 Transmission Issue

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    I have gotten a brand new 2013 Mustang V6 automatic about 2 months ago and since then I have noticed that my transmission kicks a bit when it shirts down to 1st gear. Such as when I'm slowing down for a light and am almost fully stopped but go back on gas, it kicks. It also kicks when I'm...
  10. Back left blinker wont work

    Classic Tech
    Hey guys i have a 66 coupe. last night my back left tail light went out, the old bulb was cracked, so i put a new one in. i did the normal step on the breaks, turn on the headlights, and hit the blinkers. everything worked perfectly. i left this morning to go pick up wipers (to pass inspection)...
  11. 1972 Mach 1 Mustang Engine Swap to a 2003 Supercharged Cobra Mustang Engine ADVICE?

    Classic Tech
    Id just like to first thank you for taking the time to helping me out. I have a 1972 Mach 1 Mustang Fastback has a 351c with 2v heads and a 4 barrel edelbrock carb currently. And Automatic Transmission I might be able to get my hands on a 2003 mustang Cobra supercharged engine for free has 500+...
  12. 1997 Cobra squeaking noise when running

    SVT Cobra Tech
    Hey everyone, I've got a 1997 Cobra as a pleasure car (so I don't drive it a whole lot) that's making a squeaking/squealing noise when running. It seems louder when I first turn it on, and it increases with engine RPM (whether moving or not). I know enough to be dangerous about fixing cars :)...
  13. 1994 3.8 mustang having really rough idle and rough drive

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys. So I've been having some major trouble with my mustang. When I start the car it shakes sometimes. And everytime I takeoff the rpms drop really low and the car almost shuts off and the car starts moving very slow. And will eventually get up to speed. It's not driving like it used to...
  14. Boss 302 Steering Wheel: Installation Issue

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I finally received my new steering wheel from AM. I followed instructions put by members on the forum. It seemed installation was easy and went by without a hitch, but when I reconnect the battery, the horn comes on blaring. It stays constantly on and doesn't stop unless I disconnect the...
  15. Help, Battery/Electrical Issue

    2.3L Tech
    Hello, tonight at a football game I left my lights on. The battery was dead enough for the car not to start. My stepdad comes and we attempt to jumpstart it. I let him take his end and my buddy does mine while i sit in the car. My stepdad had his backwords so when my friend tried to put a...
  16. Ford Racing valve covers issue

    5.0L Talk
    I bought a brand new set of ford racing valve covers for efi engines and I go to put them on my new heads and both stick up about a half inch on the backside! I figured made in america would be better then some chinese stuff but now I wonder... to get them to fit I had to mill down some unused...
  17. 87 turbo coupe sputters at 3500 rpm

    2.3L Tech
    my 87 turbo coupe revs fine when im not driving but under load it wont rev past 3500 rpms, is that a common problem? ive replaced the fuel pump the fuel filter and nothing changes the way it runs. some people have told me it could be an injector but im not sure, im thinking about replacing the...
  18. 1987 Thunderbird turbo coupe wont idle

    2.3L Tech
    i just bought an 87 turbo coupe it still has the ihi turbo, when i got it the turbo and the intercooler were off the car. needless to say i put it all back together but now when i start it it wont idle. i can give it gas and keep it running but if i let off the gas around 1000 rpms it just dies...
  19. anti slosh module swap

    5.0L Tech
    Finally got the gas gauge to work! bought two gauges from a junkyard a 92 ranger and a 94 ranger one. the 92 didint work but the 94 sure did! so happy that it worked out.haha :kooky:
  20. 1994 acceleration issue on an automatic.

    5.0L Tech
    I will be back in the states for R&R in a week! I also plan on working on my 1994 conv auto 5.0. Last time I drove it, I found something to be terrably wrong. I would hit the gas from a stop and accelerate very slowly. As the rpms rise they rise quicker and quicker but the car just slowly...
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