Having problems with your 2005 Ford Mustang ?

My tac and gas gauge as well as my thermostat gauge dont work correctly

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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This is due to a problem with the gears in the gauges; there was a manufacturing defect that ford fixed in later years. The cheapest solution is to replace these gauges individually. I found a local mechanic that knew how to fix it, and did the job for $60. I recommend checking craigslist for a local person, because this is a very common problem.
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