As we reported in early August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation on problems with the MT82 manual transmission that is in 26,000 2011-2012 Mustangs. The problems include binding gears, difficulty engaging in shifts and excessive noise and vibration. At that time, Ford issued a statement saying that they would "fully cooperate with the government as they review the matter."
Yesterday, Ford issued their official response to the NHTSA investigation that includes their own investigation into the Mustang's manual transmission problems. The report is a long one, so we're only going to post the highlights here, but it goes into detail on the problems and the actions they've taken to resolve them.
Here's the highlights:
A far more detailed and lengthy breakdown can be found on the article at Mustangs Daily, if you are interested.
The official NHTSA investigation is still continuing. We will update if we learn more on this issue.
Source: Mustangs Daily