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2002 Ford Mustang exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2002 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 092005

Mustang 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


2002 Ford Mustang. The consumer stated the exhaust intake on the catalytic converter broke in half. The air conditioner condenser dripped on the catalytic converter intake. This caused the break. Ford was aware of the problem. The exhaust went into the engine, and the pipe was hanging on the road. The dealership will not fix the vehicle under the emissions warranty. There is a technical service bulletin, 04216.

- Lake Worth, FL, USA

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