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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,390 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 suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 202009

Mustang

  • 71,951 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My vehicle has loss of steering control. Found recall for this issue on line, however, my VIN number does not correspond. I called NHTSA and they suggested I file a complaint. My vehicle has no external leaks or worn or torn suspension parts, it must have internal damage to steering gear. Ford does not show a recall. I will be repairing my vehicle in the meantime, ones vehicle is very necessary to get by our day to day business, however, I need this issue resolved.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #4

Jan 012002

Mustang 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 45,000 miles
There has been a "creaking" sound coming from the front suspension area for over a year. I'm very good at getting my car serviced. At the last tire rotation, I had this checked out & the tech pointed to the problem-said it was a drying out of seals, but posed no driving problem. Still, creaks like crazy. Tech said greease wouldn't solve the problem. I am the origial owner; I have less than 48 K miles on the car.

- Harwood Heights , IL, USA

problem #3

Jul 071999

Mustang

  • miles
Front end alignment off. Mjs

- Clinton, IA, USA

problem #2

Mar 271999

Mustang

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
The consumer was making a left hand turn and the car went out of control and hit a curb, the right side of the tire was inflated before it hit the curb. Also accident cost $2700 in damages.

- Belmont, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 011998

Mustang

  • miles
Recalls 97V165002/97V165000; tires started to wear on front, made loud noises when going over bump. Dealer contacted and stated the rack and pinion was worn out. Repair work not performed. Problem still exists. Vehicle does not comply with recall. Provide further information.

- Cuthbert, GA, USA

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