The engine in my 2000 ford Mustang blew the heads if I get a new engine for it will it have more problems with other major parts such as the transmission or radiator or fuel system or suspension I don

Asked by Mar 02, 2017 at 12:14 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car got very hot then after I turned it off it would not start again

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How many miles on this Mustang?

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76,875

The rest of your car is 17 years old so of course things will wear out and need repair.

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200000 miles but also that belt that controls the power steering broke and it got really hot but I drove it about 8 miles to get home will that affect anything like the water pump or other parts as you can tell I don't know about cars and I have no man in my life right now . I just bought this car 2 months ago and I don't know if I should try to fix it or consider it a loss and take the money I would use to get it running again 2000.00 just for engine or look for another car can somebody please help me

52,125

200,000 miles? I would chalk it up to experience and move on. If you had not driven it while hot it would not be needing an engine most likely. If you could find a reasonably priced used engine and had the experience to install it yourself it would maybe a different story.

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Thank you very much I will take your advise one more thing. Do you think I could sell it and for how much or is it just a scrapper?

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