1996 Ford Mustang Consumer Review: My FORD- "fix or repair daily"

1996 Ford Mustang - Consumer Review

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Base Coupe (3.8L V6 5-speed Manual)

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My FORD- "fix or repair daily"
By msnurse on


1996 Ford Mustang 2dr Coupe


Overall, I thought I had made a great
purchase until I passed 30k--when the
warranty was no longer valid. At 32k
the transmission blew apart --thanks to
a defective converter (By the way, I
don't drive like a maniac--and really
take good care of my cars). Needless
to say, I was out almost $2k. I have
just been informed that my engine needs
to be rebuilt at only 100k miles. After
speaking with other Ford owners, this
is a common problem. Very
frustrating. I have been VERY
disappointed with the repair costs and
problems. This car is going to the
junk yard this week. Can promise you
that my next car will be anything but a

Best Features

Fun to drive when it actually ran-- which seems to not be often

Worst Features

New engine design, new transmission design, new design team.... Better warranty. More complete service.
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