By on May 3, 2016

2011_ford_mustang_eng_10-de-as_4_717

Walt writes:

Sajeev,

I wrote to you five years ago about a frozen Ranger parking brake, and later on about the incredibly dumb idea of purchasing a vintage Mustang with a loan. Thankfully, the former resolved itself, and the latter remained a pipe dream. What I did do, however, was buy a ’14 Mustang GT with a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 and six-speed manual. It now has around 9,800 miles.

At around 3,000 miles it developed a clicking noise at idle, audible with the driver side window rolled down and a curb or jersey barrier to bounce the sound back at me. The frequency of this click increases with engine revs. Existence of this issue with the 5.0-liter Coyote is well documented on F-150 and Mustang forums alike.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Lie2me: FreedMike a lot of AWD crossovers have that feature, otherwise if the car detects slippage at all fours it...
  • Steve203: And the IIHS continues to use spurious correlations to make conventional cars look bad, and promote big...
  • jack4x: Ironically Toyota appears poised to make the next generation Tundra V6 turbo + hybrid only. At this point I...
  • PrincipalDan: In pickup trucks, by sales – Ford is the 800 lb gorilla in the room. They had a little more...
  • highdesertcat: I agree with that. And then again, the US “National Economic Policy” also drives how much...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber