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Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-24-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Villiska
Heater Core Leak?

So, since I bought this car it's been eating coolant. However, it tends to only happen during the Winter which leads me to believe it's the heater core. The only thing stopping me from thinking this...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-12-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
If it was the spark plugs, wouldn't that also...

If it was the spark plugs, wouldn't that also effect it upon a cold start? When I start it cold in the morning or after work, or even 2 hours after parking it, it starts up beautifully. Probably...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-06-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
My friend heard a mild case of it this morning...

My friend heard a mild case of it this morning only after 5 minutes of letting my car sit and he instantly said bad gas and that I should run seafoam through my next full tank and see how it helps. ...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-05-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
It's very odd. If I start my car on a 2+ hour...

It's very odd. If I start my car on a 2+ hour cold start, it starts up perfectly with a perfect idle of 1000-1200 and then drops down to 750~ like it's supposed to. If I drive the car for 15 minutes+...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-05-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
It seems I'm not out of the fight yet. I woke up...

It seems I'm not out of the fight yet. I woke up this morning, started up my car and she started up beautifully. Drove her to work, parked it and it was great. I then grabbed some lunch just now and...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-04-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
Apparently it was valve slap coming from too...

Apparently it was valve slap coming from too thick of an oil. I was using 10W30 Mobil 1 and it was having a hard time getting the oil into the motor. I changed back to my usual Castrol Edge Full...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-04-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
I just found a video on Youtube with the same...

I just found a video on Youtube with the same sound I have.

Bad Mustang Rod Bearing - YouTube

However, when I drove it for 10 minutes the noise went away as if the oil got into it and made the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
How do you go about fixing that or diagnosing it?...

How do you go about fixing that or diagnosing it? How much would it cost? A guy next door who isn't a reputable mechanic at all, but a mechanic nonetheless came over and heard it since my friend is...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 11-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Villiska
Final Stretch Problems

Alright, so I've been through hell and back in this little car. It's my first car, it just hit over 200k about 2 weeks ago and it has to last me until around July of next year when I can get my new...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
Also, what oil filter would you recommend and...

Also, what oil filter would you recommend and does it make a difference? I've always just used the typical FRAM's from walmart/pepboys with my car. I've read that K&N's or something are better...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
So using 10w30 isn't bad for the motor even when...

So using 10w30 isn't bad for the motor even when it gets cold? Should I switch to Mobil 1 Full Synthetic instead of the current Castrol Edge High Mileage Full Synthetic? As far as I'm aware, the car...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
When I bought the car from the guy, in the trunk...

When I bought the car from the guy, in the trunk was a half and half mix between regular and synthetic but he only had the car for 2-3 years before me. I have no idea what it used prior to that....
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
Yeah, I mean I don't see any oil leaks or...

Yeah, I mean I don't see any oil leaks or anything so that's good I imagine. I've never seen a puddle or even drops under my vehicle in the morning or after work. I didn't know high mileage meant...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
The person prior to me drove it normally I would...

The person prior to me drove it normally I would think. He wasn't the type to do burnouts or race people on the highway or anything, but whether or not he gassed it hard wherever he went is unknown. ...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
Also, the guy who sold me this car wouldn't dump...

Also, the guy who sold me this car wouldn't dump it on me due to a new oil problem if you think that is the reason his oil was fine and mine wasn't. But another thing is, he used regular motor oil, I...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 08-07-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Villiska
Odd Oil Issue

I have a problem I'd really like to find out about since this car needs to last me one more year before I can sell it and buy something else. To start off, this is the details of my car:

1999...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Villiska
1. I always change the spark plug wires when I...

1. I always change the spark plug wires when I change the spark plugs.

2. I did not clean the pulleys, no. I just pulled off the old belt and put on the new one. Is there any way to take it off...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-20-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Villiska
Few issues

Got a couple issues I'm curious about and hoping to save an expense to get it checked.

1. When starting my car in the morning, it has a really rough start. It'll crank for about 3-4 seconds with...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
It doesn't sound like piston slapping, because...

It doesn't sound like piston slapping, because it's not loud and it doesn't sound like knocking. It sounds like a left over lifter tick that I got from running my oil almost dry by accident.

Is...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-07-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
Apparently I don't have an exhaust manifold, I...

Apparently I don't have an exhaust manifold, I have BBK headers?
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
Hey, GT can I ask one more question to you...

Hey, GT can I ask one more question to you please? Concerning the lifter/piston or whatever slapping noise I had when I was running low oil, I didn't have any noises until today when I was at the...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
Oh! Thank you so much man. I'll go get it tested....

Oh! Thank you so much man. I'll go get it tested. You've been a huge help on these forums and you've relieved a lot of stress off my mind. I truly appreciate it. I think you're right about it being...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-04-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
My friend keeps insisting that if it was the...

My friend keeps insisting that if it was the battery going, it would just stop starting rather than recharging while I drive. He says this because it only happens on a cold start, when I go to bed...
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 05-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Villiska
Mustang Starting Issues

Alright, about Wednesday of last week I started having problems when my car was starting in a cold start. It would do the whole wompwompwompwomp as if the battery was dying and then it would start...
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