Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2006 FORD MUSTANG

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V082000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08C02

Make: FORD

Model: MUSTANG

Year: 2006

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050422

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20080131

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 434593

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080303

Recall Initiator: OVSC

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080225

Date Added To File: 20080226

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208

Defect Summary:
FORD IS RECALLING 434,593 MY 2008 MUSTANG VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH ONE OF THE NECK INJURY REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, “OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION,” FOR AN UNBELTED 5TH PERCENTILE FEMALE SITTING IN THE PASSENGER SEAT WHILE IT IS IN THE FULL FORWARD POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
DURING AN AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, IF A SMALL FEMALE IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS NOT WEARING THE SAFETY BELT, AND HAS THE SEAT IN THE FULL FORWARD POSITION, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A NECK INJURY.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332 OR THROUGH EMAIL TO WWW.OWNERCONNECTION.COM.