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100,000 MILES AND THEN...PROBLEMS
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By Charlie Hummell
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2001 Ford Mustang Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.8L 6cyl 5M)


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I loved this vehicle until it hit the magic mileage number...100,000 miles. Note also that I do an excellent job maintaining my vehicles. At 100,000 miles, though, my Mustang first had a cracked exhaust manifold ($450.00). A few months later it sprung two oil leaks in the transmission and wouldn't hold any oil ($350.00). About two weeks later it wouldn't start one day (transmission shift cable - $215.00). As I've read in other reviews, I have also experienced the engine vibration as I come to a stop at an intersection. It's now got about 109,000 miles, so I can't really complain, (and I still like the car), but I'm wondering how much life it has until something major goes wrong.


Best Features

When it's washed and detailed, it's still a great looking vehicle. It's fun to drive...my wife and I take it on road trips up and down the coast as our "fun car."


Worst Features

It's got some blind spots depending on the angle of the intersection / traffic. Do something about the oil leaks! My last car, a Ford Probe, also had problems with oil leaks.


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By Jaeurjnr
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2001 Ford Mustang Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.8L 6cyl 5M)


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Its good but the only problem is that
there isnt to much room in the back
seats and that causes a problem
sometimes. The trunk has a small
opening to it also


Best Features

good


Worst Features

more room in the back seat


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By LiLcUtEsHoRtIe
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2001 Ford Mustang Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.8L 6cyl 5M)


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I have had so many problems out of my
car. I have had my air intake replaced,
my window motor replaced my throttle
body replaced, my rpm's will go up by
themselves while my foot is on the
brake they have replaced the part once
and now are saying that the problem is
my driving not the car. My car has been
in the shop more than i have had it on
the road, and it is sad that Ford can't
be competent enough to fix it.Consumer
reports said that the 01 and 02
mustangs were the worst ones made and
the ones with the worst problems. Well
if anyone has had these problems email
me and let me know it would be helpful.


Best Features

stock system is great, love the sound of my car sounds like a GT and is only a v6 the interior is comfortable, heat works fast!


Worst Features

Gas milage could be better but i fill up only 1 every week and a half


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rough vibration and unfixable wind noise
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By columbus
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2001 Ford Mustang Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.8L 6cyl 5M)


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Have had continuos problems with wind
noise and the 3.8 engine causes
vibrations while stopped at
intersections. I have been told that it
has to do with stiff motor mounts and
is only a problem with the 3.8 liter
engines.

Over all, I am not a happy Mustang
owner.


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Great car for the Money!!
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By HMustangL
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2001 Ford Mustang Coupe 2dr Coupe (3.8L 6cyl 5M)


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Cant beat this car for 20,000 dollars.
It may not be the fastest but it
faster then any other car for the
price. Why buy a prelude with 200
horse for more money then a mustang gt
cost. (by the way I beat a prelude
with my stock v6 stang, so take that
honda).


Best Features

rear wheel drive is so much better then front and great stock sound system. (mach 460 6 cd in dash changer).


Worst Features

More horse power is about all it needs and if you want that buy a gt.


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