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  1. 2004 3.9L V6 Theft Light, Wont Start

    V6 Tech
    I am hoping that there is someone out there that may have experienced the same problem that I am having. I have a 2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L V6 that normally sits in my yard and I don't drive it much. It went approx. 3 months or more without being driven. When I went to start it, the battery was...
  2. 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...
  3. 92 lx 2.3L mustang no spark, won't start

    2.3L Tech
    I was driving my car for about 10 minutes working fine. Then I shift into 4th gear and the gas pedal doesn't respond and I figure out that the car died. And then it would not start. My dad took a spark plug cable off and tested for spark and it doesn't spark but the engine cranks. Any ideas to...
  4. Engine Starts but shuts off- please help!

    4.6L Tech
    Hey all, So for those of you that don't know, I am doing a year of volunteer work in NJ where I can't have my car with me, so my dad and I stored it in our garage. Before storing, I filled it with gas, put Stabil in the tank, and since I've been away (since August) my dad has started the car...
  5. 1967 mustang ignition troubleshoot?

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1967 Mustang with an A code 289 V8. I recently added an MSD 6AL box to it. I kept the original distributor with points and condenser. It was running great except it had detonation problems with hard acceleration. My brother advised me to pull the distributor out and rotate it 180...
  6. Ignition won't turn on car, but lights go on

    Classic Tech
    I recently had a 1968 Mustang restored for my son. Before I took it to the body shop, the car started right up. Now that the body shop finished with it and changed out some belts and stuff under the hood, the ignition won't turn the car on. The starter and solenoid were both replaced because the...
  7. 1988 Mustang won't start

    5.0L Tech
    I have replaced the fuel pump, fuel sending unit, the fuel injectors, the gas tank (Old one was badly rusted), the ignition switch, and the car only turns over. I have not yet checked for spark. The car had been sitting for approximately eight years. The car was running at the time when it was...
  8. Oil smells like gas!

    5.0L Tech
    I have a 1993 mustang LX 302 ..I replaced the TFI on the distributor & the coil ..got the timing off when I did..turned out it was neither ..it was a bad fuselink at the coil for the fuel pump relay..the car with turn over now but not stay started..smells like gas bad & the oil smells the...
  9. 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe 6 cylinder 200 engine won't start after pulling distributor

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe with a 6 cylinder 200 ci engine. I had to replace a broken oil pump shaft and replaced the oil pump. I had to pull the distributor in order to replace the oil pump shaft. When I put the distributor back in, I made sure the #1 piston was set to TDC (Top Dead...
  10. Mustang Won't start and huge battery spark

    5.0L Tech
    Hello, I am new to this so i apologize if I post this in the wrong area but I am having a severe problem and need your help. Okay so we have 1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 Manual that has been sitting in the backyard for 5 years. Recently we tried to start it up and it would not start. About a year...
  11. sjb problems? electrial help please

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    MY car is an 06 Pony Package with 92k miles. a few weeks ago, I started having problems with the car going dead when it was parked overnight. I logged into the forums to start reading for possible solutions. I found some threads about the water leaks and Smart Junction Box issue that my Mustang...
  12. 2002 mustang gt need help after installing intercooler

    Superchargers+Turbochargers
    Hi guys, I have searched and couldn't find my answer and this will be my first post. I have an 02 Mustang GT that I was running a vortech V1 supercharger with a 3.60 pulley and no intercooler. I just finished with a small build which consisted of a 3.33 supercharger pulley, a front mount...
  13. 2002 mustang gt need help after installing intercooler

    4.6L Tech
    Hi guys, I have searched and couldn't find my answer and this will be my first post. I have an 02 Mustang GT that I was running a vortech V1 supercharger with a 3.60 pulley and no intercooler. I just finished with a small build which consisted of a 3.33 supercharger pulley, a front mount...
  14. Hey, I'm new to this forum and need some help

    2.3L Tech
    My car is a 1985 mustang that has been swapped over to fuel injected using 8 plug 2.3 out of a 92 mustang. Okay, the problem I’m having is my car will not run without me spraying starting fluid in the intake, even then it will only run for 4 seconds before cutting off because the DIS module on...
  15. 2002 mustang GT 5 speed won't start no fuel pressure

    4.6L Tech
    sorry guy, i know this has been posted 100 times before and i've dug and dug and dug through the forums on this. my 02 gt wont start and doesn't have fuel pressure. i KNOW the issue is either with PATS or with the fuel switch in the trunk (which has been reset). i've swapped relays and such and...
  16. Car doesn't start once a week???

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    For about a month my car decides not to start once or twice a week. When i put my key into the ignition it wont read it. The car acts like i'm doing nothing. The headlights still work and everything else electrical but it wont read my key. Then if i come back in the afternoon and try (if i tried...
  17. Won't turn over, lots of clicking in passenger fender well.

    V6 Tech
    97 3.8... Thought it was the battery, bought a new one and didn't fix the problem. Pulled into a parking lot, parked in front of a store came back out 3 minutes later (Las Vegas). I put my key in the car to turn it over and there is no response, no power at all except for a slow blinking CE...
  18. 1966 Mustang 200 does not start when warm

    Classic Tech
    200 with auto trans. In south Florida. Starts fine when cold but after warmed up and after a short stop at the grocery store, it acts like it's flooded and will not start right up. And then when I finally get it started, when I start moving, it will easily kill, particularly at a stop sign. This...
  19. 2001 mustang cobra won't start

    4.6L Tech
    Ok so i have an 01 mustang cobra with 56k miles, never had a problem with it until now. i drove her to my local college and it started up fine and ran with no problems, i get back in my car to go home and it just cranks and cranks and cranks, no start. so i had to towed home and right when it...
  20. 1966 Mustang - Is there a fuse to operate the starter?

    Classic Tech
    My 1966 Mustang will not start with the switch. The ground has been checked. Is there a fuse in the fuse panel that could keep the key from turning over the engine? Any suggestions about what to look for?
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