Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD MUSTANG GT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06E071000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: MUSTANG GT

Year: 2005

Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT

Manufacturers Involved: ROUSH PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS, IN

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: E

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 146

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20060918

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060808

Date Added To File: 20060808

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
CERTAIN AFTERMARKET ROUSH BRANDED FRONT STRUTS AS A STAND ALONE COMPONENT, PART NO. 401297, AND ROUSH BRANDED FRONT STRUTS AS A SUSPENSION KIT, PART NO. 401296, SOLD FOR USE ON 2005 AND 2006 FORD MUSTANG GT VEHICLES. THE FRONT ANTI ROLL BAR ATTACHMENT BRACKET ON THE FRONT STRUT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE STRUT HOUSING DUE TO INCONSISTENT WELDING. THIS COULD RESULT IN A CLUNKING NOISE AND OR POOR HANDLING IN EXTREME OR EMERGENCY MANEUVERS.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE BROKEN BRACKET CONTACTS THE TIRE, SIDEWALL DAMAGE CAN OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:
ROUSH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO PROVIDE NEW STRUTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROUSH AT 734-466-6255.