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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,700 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.

2006 Ford Mustang drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2006 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 042006

Mustang 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,700 miles


Traveling on Saturday evening on 2/4/06, roads somewhat slick, snow turning to black ice on road. Lost control of vehicle on black ice doing 30-35 mph on residential street. Car fish tailed hit curb with right rear, which spun car into roadway, hit right front on opposite curb. Car under control after that. Lost right rear tire / wheel assembly broke off the axle-at initial impact- however no damage to tire, rim slight dent. After accident looked at axle-seemed porous, concerned...poor quality, poor manufacturing. Contacted insurance, towed vehicle to dealer. Waiting for adjuster to look at vehicle.

- Streamwood, IL, USA

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