FORD MUSTANG 2017 – LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : FORD Model : MUSTANG Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-01-13 – 2017-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V168000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2017-04-14 Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2017-03-16
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17C04
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5470
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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206
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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