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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,892 miles

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2004 Ford Mustang steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 182002

Mustang 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,892 miles


While driving at any speed heard a grinding sound coming from the steering column. The noise sounded like there was no fluid in the reservoir when it was actually full. Dealer examined the vehicle, and claimed that the steering was working normally. Power steering will lock up and will not be able to steer vehicle, this could cause an accident. Also, problem with rear defroster. Consumer believed that there should be a recall of all vehicles 1999 and up.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

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