Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 13, 2017

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

17V168000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected:

5,470

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 is expected to begin April 24, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for the recall is 17C04.

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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration