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64,001 miles
Total Complaints:
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2003 Ford Mustang clutch problems

clutch problem

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2003 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 232013

(reported on)

Mustang GT 4.6L V8

  • Manual transmission
  • 64,001 miles


I wanted to change the clutch assembly because of the mileage. I had no issues before, After changing the clutchplate pressure plate, pilot bearing , tob, the problem start. Rattling coming from i thinks the transmission when idling., like a worn out waterpump. When accelerating at 1000 till 1500 rpm in any gear under load a loud annoying rattling sound , like a loose heatshield. No problem with shifting. At idle if i push the shift handle (no clutch depressed) like i want to shift in !st or 2nd, or 3rd, or 4th speed, the rattling stops. Of course also with the clutch depressed the rattling sound.

- , Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

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