FORD MUSTANG 2006 – AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : FORD Model : MUSTANG Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-04-22 – 2008-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V082000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2008-03-03 Date Received by ODI: 2008-02-25 Date Added to Database: 2008-02-26
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 08C02
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 434593
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:
      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.
Remedy:
      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.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
Notes:
      FORD RECALL NO. 08C02.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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