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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,737 miles

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2012 Ford Mustang engine problems

engine problem

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2012 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 262015

Mustang 6-cyl

  • 30,111 miles


My car has approximately 31000 miles on it. I"M the second owner of this vehicle. 18 days ago antifreeze was on my garage floor. My mechanic come over and explained to me that my water pump had gone bad. So I took my car to the dealership and they told me that it was still was under power train warranty. They diagnosed my car and verified that it was indeed the water pump and that there was another person that was waiting ahead of me for the same thing 30 days. I called other dealerships and they too were out of water pumps. My concern is that I will have to keep buying anti freeze every other day and I cannot afford this. This dealer ship told me that they did not have a loaner vehicle for me. Please help. Thank you.

- Oklahoma, OK, USA

problem #2

Apr 042012


  • 4,600 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Ford Mustang. The contatc stated that the vehicle would suddenly lose power whenever it accelerated above 4500 rpms. The engine would exhibit a loss of power, but would not stall. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, where the contact was informed that the failure could not be duplicated. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure and current mileages were 4,600. Sm.

- Corpus Christi, TX, USA

problem #1

May 262011

Mustang 6-cyl

  • 500 miles
While driving slowly at a intersection and gently applying the brakes the engine accelerated and the ABS went on but the car didn't stop until I turned the corner. I checked the next day to see if it was possible that I had applied the brakes and the accelerator pedal. There is no way my foot could have applied both systems simultaneously. I had the dealer check my auto today but because the check engine didn't come on the could not find any malfunction. This is the first occurrence on the 2012 Ford Mustang V6.

- Wyoming, WY, USA

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