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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford Mustang body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 132000

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Remote door does not work all of the time. Dealer replaced latch but did not correct the problem. Customer placed a small round magnet on the quarter panel on each side where the lid contacts the quarter panel temporarily correcting the problem. Customer would like the dealer to properly correct the problem. Car idles rough when accessorories are turned on. Transmission shifts harshly under various conditions. Transmission does not immediatelt engage in gear when going from park to drive. This seems to happen when car sits for an extended period of time but does not always occur. Customer has noticed at times an unusal large loss of transmission fluid but does not see a leak or smell. Right front door speaker cuts in and out.

- Livonia, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 101998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Both inside door panels failed.

- Los Angele, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 231998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Door handle failed.

- Los Angele, CA, USA

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