Recalls & Defects For 2017 Ford Mustang


Vehicle Report: 2017 Ford Mustang


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Seat Belts:front:anchorage

Report Receipt Date: 12/22/2015
NHTSA Campaign: 15v867000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford f-150 supercrew trucks manufactured january 22, 2015, to march 17, 2015. the affected vehicles may be equipped with driver or front passenger seat belt anchorage assemblies whose pretensioner cable was not properly crimped. as a result, the seat belts may not properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 209, "seat belt assemblies" and 210, " seat belt assembly anchorages."

Consequence
An occupant that is not be properly restrained is at an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and/or front passenger side seat belt retractor(s) and pretensioner(s), free of charge. the recall began on february 12, 2016. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 15c17.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Structure: Frame and Members:underbody Shields

Report Receipt Date: 04/28/2015
NHTSA Campaign: 15v251000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford f-150 vehicles manufactured january 30, 2015, to january 31, 2015. the affected vehicles may have loose or missing underbody heat shields.

Consequence
A missing underbody heat shield can lead to degradation or melting of the fuel or vapor lines, increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle for missing underbody heat shields and fasteners, and will install the missing components as required, free of charge. the recall began on may 13, 2015. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 15s12.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Steering

Report Receipt Date: 05/12/2015
NHTSA Campaign: 15v279000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford f-150 trucks manufactured march 19, 2015, to march 30, 2015. the affected vehicles may have been built with a steering upper intermediate shaft that was improperly riveted.

Consequence
If the intermediate shaft was improperly riveted, it could separate from the intermediate shaft flex coupling, resulting in a loss of steering control and increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the intermediate shaft and replace it, as necessary, free of charge. the recall began on may 22, 2015. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 15s17.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Forward Collision Avoidance: Adaptive Cruise Control

Report Receipt Date: 09/30/2015
NHTSA Campaign: 15v614000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford f-150 trucks manufactured march 18, 2014, to august 6, 2015 and equipped with adaptive cruise control (acc). while using the adaptive cruise control, the vehicle may falsely detect an obstacle in its path and may unexpectedly apply the brakes.

Consequence
A vehicle that unexpectedly brakes increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the cruise control module with updated acc radar software, free of charge. the recall began on october 25, 2015. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 15s29.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Structure:body:door

Report Receipt Date: 05/22/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v331000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 f-150, and 2017 f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 vehicles originally produced with black or body colored exterior door handles that may have been subsequently equipped with a chrome exterior door handle cover accessory kit purchased from a ford dealer. these accessory door handle covers may cause the doors to unlatch in a side impact collision. as such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 206, "door locks and door retention components."

Consequence
If the doors unlatch and open in a side impact collision, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the accessory covers and refund the purchase price. the recall began july 13, 2017. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for the recall is 17c09.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:cooling System:hose

Report Receipt Date: 10/26/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v779000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 mustang vehicles manufactured february 24, 2015, to august 30, 2016. a hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.

Consequence
A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. the recall began on march 23, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 16s40.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Seats

Report Receipt Date: 05/22/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v332000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 ford explorer, f-150, f-250, f-350, f-450 and f-550 vehicles equipped with a manual driver's seat back recliner mechanism. in the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. as such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) numbers 202a, "head restraints" and 207, "seating systems."

Consequence
If the occupant is not adequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. the recall began on june 7, 2017. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17c08.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:doors:latch

Report Receipt Date: 03/13/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v168000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 ford mustang vehicles. the return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver's door to unlatch in a side impact crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 206, "door locks and door retention components."

Consequence
If the door unlatches in a crash it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as necessary, free of charge. the recall began april 14, 2017. owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for the recall is 17c04.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (Prndl)

Report Receipt Date: 01/24/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v053000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 f-150 trucks equipped with an eight-inch productivity screen. in these vehicles, the instrument cluster may lose power after the initial vehicle start-up in cold ambient temperatures. several gauges, including the transmission gear position indicator, may not illuminate. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicles safety standard (fmvss) number 102, "transmission shift position sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect."

Consequence
If the transmission gear position indicator fails to illuminate, the driver may be unable to tell the transmission shift position, increasing the risk of a crash or injury from unintended vehicle movement.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. the recall began february 20, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17c01.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:lever and Linkage:column Shift

Report Receipt Date: 10/24/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v671000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 f-150 vehicles equipped with ten-speed transmissions. the pin that attaches the transmission shift linkage to the transmission may come out, preventing the transmission from responding to movement of the shift lever.

Consequence
The disconnected linkage may cause the vehicle to not move forward or backward as selected by the driver with the shift lever. additionally, despite selecting 'park', if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll. either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the roll pin with an updated part, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin december 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17s36.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Engine

Report Receipt Date: 12/18/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v894000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 ford f-150 and 2017-2019 ford f-250 super duty, f-350 super duty, f-450 super duty, and f-550 super duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence
When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring which can increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will disable the block heater cable, free of charge. once parts are available, dealers will replace the engine block heater cable, free of charge. ford mailed a letter notifying owners of the recall january 15, 2019. owners will receive a second notification when parts are available. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s45.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission

Report Receipt Date: 04/04/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v213000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 ford f-150 and 2018 ford expedition and mustang and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions. a roll pin may not have been installed in the transmission, potentially causing a loss of the "park" function.

Consequence
Despite the transmission shift lever being placed in 'park' and the instrument panel display indicating 'park,' the vehicle may roll away after it has been exited if the parking brake has not been applied, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission to make sure it has the roll pin, installing one if it is missing, free of charge. the recall began on april 13, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s09.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Seat Belts:front:anchorage

Report Receipt Date: 09/25/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v599000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 ford f-150, f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 trucks with manually-adjusted front passenger seats. the seat belt anchor may not be adequately welded to the seat cushion frame. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages," and 207, "seating systems."

Consequence
The seat belt buckle weld may fail, preventing the occupants from being properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger manual seat track, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin november 6, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17c17.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:doors:latch

Report Receipt Date: 10/16/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v652000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 ford f-150, and 2017 f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 super duty trucks. the doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although they appear to be closed.

Consequence
A door that opens while driving can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door latch actuation cables and repair if necessary, and install water shields over the door latches, free of charge. the recall began october 12, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17s33.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: AIR Bags:passenger Side Frontal

Report Receipt Date: 08/28/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v529000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2017 f-150 and mustang vehicles. the air bag inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may rupture in the event of a crash.

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. the recall began october 11, 2017. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17s26.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Seat Belts:rear

Report Receipt Date: 08/28/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v526000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 f-150, and 2017 f-250 and f-350 trucks equipped with a crew cab. the left rear inflatable seat belt buckle assembly may be inadequately attached to its mounting bracket. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages."

Consequence
If the left rear inflatable seat belt buckle separates from it's mounting bracket, the seat occupant may not be adequately restrained, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assembly, replacing the attaching rivet as necessary, free of charge. interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed october 18, 2017. owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 17c12.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Structure:body:roof and Pillars

Report Receipt Date: 08/31/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v568000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 ford f-150 regular cab and supercrew cab vehicles. if a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the b-pillar area.

Consequence
A vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.

Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the b-pillar insulation material and wiring harness tape, and install heat resistant tape, free of charge. the recall began september 28, 2018. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 18s27.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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