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  1. 4.6L Tech
    my key is stuck in the ignition. the wheel is not locked, the car is in park, and the key will not turn to unlock, its a 96 gt. it also will not turn forward to start anymore. I have tried replacing the cylinder and that did not work. I think it has to do with the column but I'm not sure. any...
  2. Classic Tech
    I have a 1966 289 mustang and is having some start problems. I just put in new spark plugs, solenoid and air filter. The car is getting better but still has some issues. I'll start up the mustang and it will sound great on start up but then bogs down and will just die also white smoke comes out...
  3. Mustang Tech
    Hello, I have a 1966 ford mustang(3-speed, straight 6 engine) everything original. I have very little mechanic experience but I am a fast learner. My Mustang runs and is in okay condition, but very little power and also needs starter fluid to help it start, i replaced the starter and starter...
  4. Classic Tech
    I have a 1968 mustang coupe with a 302 4v with electronic ignition. All of my interior lights and windshield wipers work. My headlights, horns, tail lights, brakelights, turn signals do not work. As well as my starter motor! I know that my starter motor does work because i jump started it...
  5. Classic Tech
    Hi all! Im new to the forum, I recently bought a 67 coupe with a 351w c4 auto trans with a 9 inch rear end. At first, all was well. I cranked it over the day before yesterday (Friday) and havent been able to do so since. I noticed the starter solenoid/relay smokes after trying to start it, but...
  6. 5.0L Tech
    So my mustang at the moment has 153k miles on it, got the supercharger installed maybe 2k miles ago. So i took my friend for a drive in my car, flooring it through all the gears, and everything was perfect, even the start up for it. Then all of a sudden after the fun was over, we took a trip to...
  7. Classic Tech
    I have a 1966 Mustang that I have owned for a little over a year. Since I bought it I have had problems re-starting the car after driving it to operating temperature. When I turn it off and wait a minute and then attempt to start it again it really lags before it finally cranks. I have wrapped...
  8. Classic Talk
    On a 66 Mustang, does it matter which battery pole positive or negative is connected to the Starter Relay and which goes to ground? What is the correct configuration. I have download the wiring diagrams, but can not tell if it matters. Thanks for the help. Still trying to get the old girl...
  9. V6 Tech
    so i went to replace my ignition cylinder and while switching cylinders it starting beeping loudly and then stopped. i finally got the new cylinder and key in and turned it to start and it would turn over but not start. i never disconnected the battery. so i surfed google and nothing was really...
  10. 5.0L Talk
    im on the mission to sell my mustang, so any help would be nice i just replaced the starter on my 1987, now i when i turn the key to on postion, the car does not crank, just the fuel pump turning on, but if i turn it to off and on postion multiple times the car cranks and turns over fine. so...
  11. Classic Tech
    hello Pony Riders.. so i have change many of my parts of tune up that i can think of to make my stang start... i got fuel.. new cap and rotors, ignitions coils with a new Edelbrock carb which fuel is going into it just fine.. the car turn over but would not start.. i have no yet change the...
  12. 4.6L Tech
    I swear this car hates me. I got the coolant leak mystery solved and then the Ford factory add on anti-theft decides to lock on. When I got this car it had no key fob and the factory anti-theft system in it. I removed the black control box from under the steering column and rewired the...
  13. V6 Tech
    So my car is the v6 98, i just baught it today! it has 145k miles and when it starts it cranks hard and strong but just doesnt rumble and it struggles to start to rumble.but once its on it runs great like a champ.Went to a mechanic and he heard it and said fuel pump. but he never looked at it...
  14. 2.3L Tech
    Today i went to remove the air silencer from my air intake. after i got the piece out i went to start up the car and it started cracking and kept cranking. i pulled the keys and even though i pulled the keys it kept cranking. i pulled the battery cable off to stop it. now when i have the...
  15. SVT Cobra Talk
    The history: 96 SVT Convertible. 70K. I did plugs and wires last summer. No problems that I know of there. For a week now, it won't start. Cranks--but sounded a bit off. So, I replaced the starter last night. Rotten experience. But the teeth on the old one were a bit worn. But it...
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