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Average Mileage:
104,000 miles
Total Complaints:
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1999 Ford Mustang transmission problems

transmission problem

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1999 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #1

May 292007

(reported on)

Mustang 4.6L V8

  • Manual transmission
  • 104,000 miles


When the car had under 3000 miles the shifter got stuck in reverse. It was under warranty and they replaced the transmission. They said there was a known problem with the manual 5 speed transmission. I have had no problems with the trans for the last 100,000 miles. I recently had the clutch replaced and the trans has locked up twice in the last two weeks. The last time I was able to get it out of reverse after several trys. This time I am having it towed to the Ford dealer that replaced the clutch. I will let you know what they tell me.

- , Melvindale, MI, USA

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