Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2000 FORD MUSTANG

NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V349000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00S37

Make: FORD

Model: MUSTANG

Year: 2000

Component:
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19931004

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20001010

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 434000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20001128

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20001030

Date Added To File: 20001031

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. IF A VEHICLE IS PARKED WITH THE PARKING BRAKE NOT FULLY APPLIED AND NOT IN FIRST GEAR, AS DIRECTED IN THE OWNER GUIDE, AND THE SELF ADJUSTMENT PAWL SUBSEQUENTLY SKIPS ONE OR TWO TEETH, THE VEHICLE COULD MOVE ON SOME GRADES.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL AND INSTALL A PLATE OR OVER-BRACKET TO THE CONTROL TO LOCK THE SELF ADJUST MECHANISM IN POSITION FOLLOWING ADJUSTMENT.