Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Axle information

Traction-Lok Axle (If Equipped)

This axle provides added traction on slippery surfaces, particularly when one wheel is on a poor traction surface. Under normal conditions, the Traction-Lok axle functions like a standard rear axle.

Extended use of other than the manufacturers specified size tires on a Traction-Lok rear axle could result in a permanent reduction in effectiveness. This loss of effectiveness does not affect normal driving and should not be noticeable to the driver.

Axle with TORSEN Differential (If Equipped)

This axle provides added traction on slippery surfaces, particularly when one wheel is on a poor traction surface. Under normal conditions, the axle equipped with a TORSEN differential functions like a standard rear axle.

Extended use of other than the manufacturers specified size tires on a rear axle equipped with a TORSEN differential could result in a permanent reduction in effectiveness. This loss of effectiveness does not affect normal driving and should not be noticeable to the driver.

    Manual transmission
    Using the Clutch Manual transmission vehicles have a starter interlock that prevents starting the engine unless the clutch pedal is fully pressed. To start the vehicle: 1. Make sure the parking br ...

    Hill start assist
    WARNING: The hill start assist feature does not replace the parking brake. When you leave the vehicle, always apply the parking brake and shift the transmission into position P for automatic trans ...

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    Installation
    Removal 1. CAUTION: The vehicle must be on level ground and at curb height. Mark the rear shock absorbers relative to their protective sleeve. During installation, raise the suspension to this reference mark before tightening the suspension component fas ...

    Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder - Non-Functional
    Steering Column (Description and Operation)   NOTE: All fasteners are important because they can affect the performance of vital parts and systems. Incorrect installation of the fasteners can result in major repair expenses. They must be installed ...

    Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) (Diagnosis and Testing)
    Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) (Description and Operation) The air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is designed to provide increased collision protection for front seat occupants in addition to that provided by the three-point safety belt ...