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 ...

    Other materials:

    Piston Inspection
    Engine (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Commercially Available Leakdown Tester Quick Disconnect Compression Tester 134-R0212 or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge Adapter 303-007 (TOOL-6565-AB) or equivalent Di ...

    Ignition switch
    A. Off: The ignition is off. Note: When you switch the ignition off and leave your vehicle, do not leave your key in the ignition. This could cause your vehicle battery to lose charge. B. Accessory: Allows the electrical accessories such as the radio to ...

    Assembly
    Disassembly NOTE: The steering gear is serviceable as either a long or short rack assembly. This procedure covers the removal and installation of the components not supplied with a short rack assembly. On short rack assembly only the front wheel spindle tie- ...