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Alerts
There are 9 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

Overall Reliability
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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 329,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2020 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2007 Ford Mustang owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"dashboard"

Kathryn C., NJ (2007 Ford Mustang 4.0-L V6)

"When there is heavy rain water leaks into the cabin from somewhere up front under the hood. It was fixed once several years ago, but it still happens on occasion"

Ronald C., SC (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"there is a leak on the passengers side coming down from somewhere in the engine area, trickling down past the fuses onto the floor"

Byron J., BC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"There is a leak between the convertible top and the rt. rear window"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Vehicle is a convertible. Top is wearing through in places. Storage well liner is cracked, allowing leak into rt. side door & rt. side floor mats. Currently replacing the top and the well liner. (Well liner no longer available. Liner being custom made by crafstsman.)"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"The car developed water leaks through the dashboard passenger side. Multiple attempts to fix occurred. Created mildew problems and leather disengaging from the sides of the door due to the humidity"

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Under the hood, at the base of the fire wall, there are 2 (left and right side) drain channels that end with some type of a rubber gasket. Unbeknownst to me, these can collect leaves, pine needles, other debris. After a heavy rain, the interior footwell on the passengers side was TOTALLY soaked. After googling this problem, I found out that this is pretty common and you need to periodically check it to be sure it is not clogged!!! So now I clean the gutters on my house and these drain channels on the Mustang. REALLY????!!!! This is the best design you could come up with??!!"

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Just wind noise on interstate"

Beth M., IN (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 4.6-L V8)

"Being a convertible, water will on occasion leak into the cabin causing condensation on the inside of the windows"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Car body collects rain water from roof in body cavity and takes about 5 days to drip out, on both sides of car. Had it fixed by dealer twice"

Dmytro S., DE (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"As the car gets older, the seals and weather stripping are failing, faster than any car I have ever owned. Along some the seal is melting (?) out? I don't think it will be long before I develop leaks. Plan on pricing repairs"

David J., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"When it rains, water comes in on the passenger floor from the windshield"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"rain enters the car through the glove compartment"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"The seal on the passenger side between the convertible top and the door."

Steve R., MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"The door seals began failing and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, KY (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Squeaks or rattles

"car rides rough over bumps"

Dmytro S., DE (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"brake pedal queaks"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"When I start the car, if the fan is on, it sounds like something is either opening or shutting, however it stops making the noise after about 10 seconds"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Seems that all rubber bushings on the vehicle are worn and thus causing a squeaking sound. Have also had the ball joints and tie rods replaced"

Anonymous, SD (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Wind noise

"Convertible top is slightly sprung/misaligned, causing poor window seal. Replacing top."

Anonymous, MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"The trim on automobile came off. Afraid things will go into transmission"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"trim coming unglued on doors also some water leakage on pass. side, cause could not be determined"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"The vinyl covering on the interior door panel on both doors is pealing loose from the door. this seams to occur every 2 years and I will have to get it repaired once again"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Door panel cover comes loose - adhesive does not last long. Poorly designed as it does not fully wrap around the actual panel. Easy fix, though, with aftermarket adhesives"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"It seems like paint just pops off this car. I take excellent care, washing and waxing but I constantly find chips all the way to the plastic/metal. I am Handicapped placarded and no one comes near the car, but I find deep dings all the time"

David J., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Paint is bubbling on engine hood around the hood pins, all the vinyl stripes are cracked or starting to peel. This vehicle has been stored indoors 1/2 time"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 4.6-L V8)

"peeling"

Anonymous, KS (2007 Ford Mustang GT 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"fender paint krinkeled"

Bernard K., FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Paint on top of front of hood peeled off which I have noticed with many Mustangs from that year....."

Steven A., NY (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Known issue with paint pealing from the front lip of the aluminum hood. Ford could care less."

Micheal N., MD (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"The inside of the hood began to have large areas of chopped paint. We paid to have it repaired and were told lots of Fords have this problem."

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"Paint on hood bubling and coming off, they have to make jump through hoops to fix it . A NJ case was won but dealer has done nothing"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"Paint " chips " very easily. Undercoat is white, final color is black. Any little chip, scratch etc. is very obvious"

James N., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"Partly because of worn out upper strut bearings, and partly because previous owner had lowered the car two inches, the camber was out. I had the car's ride height raised an inch and a half, the struts replaced, and a "camber kit" installed. This re"

Mike S., WA (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"significant misalignment in the front has led to both front tires wearing and shredding after less than 15k miles"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Ball joints

"Car shakes a lot when slowing"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Bushings

"Front and rear stabilizer bushings only last about 20000 miles. Expensive changeout. I have extended warranty"

Vincent W., AZ (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"Control arm bushings were worn to the point where the steering wheel vibrated at normal highway speed. Had to replace entire control arms both sides at what I think is an unreasonably low mileage."

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Power steering pumps and hoses

"Power steering pump died at about 75,000 miles."

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Shocks or struts

"Upper strut bearings were worn out. Made noise when turning; messed up the camber"

Mike S., WA (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)
Springs or torsion bars

"Spring snapped in half because of rough roads"

Boyd J., VA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 5.4-L V8 supercharged)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"No symptoms. The dealer repaired/replaced a steering arm which was mostly paid for by extended warrentee"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"The dealer discovered some kind of steering arm came loose. It was covered under extended warrantee but we had to pay for the realignment"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Steering wheel vibration

"Excessive wobble shake between 65 &75 mph. Steering wheel vibrates. Changing the front & rear stabilizer bushings fixed it for about 20000 miles. It is now back to the original shakes @ 40000"

Vincent W., AZ (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Tie rods

"car shakes when slowing"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

"3 days after extended warranty expired, experienced clutch slippage. Despite an earlier campaign by Ford to fix the problem, they wouldn't cover(even with low mileage) because 'out of warranty'. Went local to replace, better clutch, for $600 less"

R A., NC (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"Clutch went at 6000 miles. Apparently there was a TSB issued but no recall because of the low volume of cars in category. Ford knew there was an issue but I had not idea until it was too late"

Anonymous, CT (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"clutch replacement is pretty expensive"

Glenn A., MO (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Transmission rebuild resulted in excessive noise coming from shift console. Rattling, roaring noise"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"After the rebuild it leaked. Also problems with the dealer misrepresenting the warrenty lenght. It now works okay but shifts a little hard between 1st and 2nd gear"

Thomas P., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Seemed strange that transmission went out with so low mileage and also wsa not a problem with similar Mustangs. Car is mainly used around town and low speeds"

Al M., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Sticking valves in the automatic transmission."

Larry V., CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"A/C went out and replaced compressor which lasted 3 mos. Still doesn't work"

Laura M., FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"The vehicle would not make cool air. Compressor replaced."

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Automatic climate control

"turning on controls, door blend actuator knocks"

Anonymous, NV (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Blower (fan) motor

"blend door actuator was moving back and forth when switched from hot to cold"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"resistor in fan circuit has failed at least three times in last 3 years"

Ron J., NE (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Refrigerant leaks

"Refrigerant charge only last 2-3 months."

Anonymous, TX (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"Every time I use my key fob the disc changer makes this horrible clacking noise and it lasts for 5-10 seconds. It is VERY annoying! The only fix for the problem is to disconnect my stereo or buy a new stereo"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"6 pack system locked up. Sent it out to an aftermarket repair service, so far all is OK"

Roger B., OR (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"The CD player would not turn off. Then it caused the battery to die. Then it would not eject cds. I had to take out the fuse until another replacement system (aftermarket) could be purchased"

Anonymous, (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"CD player stores multiple CDs. Takes them in, but will not play or release them."

Larry V., CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"The CD player jammed up and stopped working. My husband removed it and replaced it with another because he couldn't get it to work."

Anonymous, WV (2007 Ford Mustang GT 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

"The alternator went out. When the Ford people repaired the Alternator, they jammed the CD changer"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Accessory belts or pulleys

"Replaced crank shaft pulley which was starting to fail. Symptoms were high pitch whine"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Difficult to fill up gas tank

"has been happening since new and ford refuses to fix it"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"There has been a problem since new that Ford refused to fix. It is not possible to fill up the gas tank to capacity"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)
Oil leaks

"Both the rear main seal and the oil pan gasket were leaking and had to be replaced."

Greg D., MT (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

"caliper locked, causing damage to rotor and requiring unexpected repair"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Normal routine brake wear

"needed rotors warped"

Bernard K., FL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Parking brake

"Parking brake cable broke, rendering the brake inoperable. Dealer said too expensive to fix"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Premature brake wear

"Brakes should last 4-5 years or 50k-60k miles, been more like 3 years and 35k miles"

Scott L., TX (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Thermostat

"I believe it is called the thermostat neck housing. it cracked while driving down the road causing the car to empty all coolant and overheat leaving me stranded on the road side for 4 hours"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"check engine light went on"

William H., IL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"Thermostat " blew up " including covering. Thermostat covering was actually a hard type of plastic, not really suitable as a thermostat cover"

James N., CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Water pump

"Water pump was replaced twice in 13 months time, both by private mechanic shops."

Anonymous, NV (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"The blinker light on one side does not work properly, I had it checked at Ford service center and was informed it need to be scheduled for connection of computer analysists, which I have yet to do. When I drove off I notice the erratic blinking signal was now on opposite side after they reconnected wires, so I image it will be a simply fix once garage service re-opens. Blinkers still signal, it's just a rapid blink as if one of the bulbs is out, but all are working."

Anonymous, TX (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Horn

"Alarm sysem was added by dealer when new. Body style allows water/ moisture to get access to electric circuit which shorted out horm and interior lights and alarm system"

Shaun H., NY (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Wiper motor or washer

"Wiper motor stopped working and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Check engine light keeps coming on. Needed to change plugs to correct a miss. Light still comes on from time to time"

Anonymous, BC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.0-L V6)

"Had a check engine light caused by a small leak in the evaporative control system. Was not gas cap. Problem repeated several times then self-cleared and has not repeated. Dealer suspected vapor purge valve."

Steven A., CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"Recurring check engine light linked to a slow leak in vapor recovery system. Intermittent. will stay clear for months. Not a gas cap."

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Other/unsure

"Airbags were on a recall from manufacter"

Steve R., MI (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)

"There was a recall for both air bags and they are not available for installation."

Anonymous, NC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"Takata airbag inflator recall"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Gear selector or linkage

"Would not go into any gear including park"

Albert B., AL (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Rough shifting

"transmission kicking into reverse and taking extended period of time to shift into next gear"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang Base 4.0-L V6)
Transmission leaks

"Rear end diffencial fuild leak"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Differential

"Rubbing in rear. Ford replaced wheel hubs ($1000) but problem persisted. wanted another $2000 to change differential. took car to AAMCO for differential replacement. Rubbing gone but Car seems to hesitate after awhile when traffic driving"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)
Electrical failure

"computer went out"

Jonathan I., NC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Convertible top

"Even though the top has been replaced once under warranty, it has worn considerably and is very slow to raise/lower"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)
Locks and latches

"door handles - driver side needed to be repainted. Passenger side will not pull in tight"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"Needs replacement"

Anonymous, OR (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

"I have been through 3 alternators in the past 5 years. Of course, they only come with a 1 year warranty. They really should last longer than this, amazed there's not been a recall for a refit with a re-engineered design with such a failure rate!"

Scott L., TX (2007 Ford Mustang GT 4.6-L V8)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Turbo or supercharger

"boost bypass actuator died"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 5.4-L V8 supercharged)

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS
Feb 16, 2021
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the frontal air bag, an inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2005-2014 Mustang, 2004-2011 Ranger, 2009-2011 Mercury Milan, 2006 Ford GT, 2008-2012 Fusion, 2007-2010 Edge and Lincoln MKX, and 2009-2010 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with a driver or passenger frontal air bag inflator used as a replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver and passenger air bag module, and replace either the module or the inflator, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 17, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S05.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 21V081000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1067
AIR BAGS
Feb 16, 2021
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the frontal air bag, an inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain air bag inflator and/or module replacement service parts that may have been used as part of a collision repair. The parts include certain driver-side air bag inflators and/or modules, designed to fit 2005-2014 Ford Mustang and Mustang GT500. It also includes certain passenger-side air bag inflators and/or modules designed to fit 2005-2014 Ford Mustang, 2010-2012 Lincoln MKZ, 2010-2012 Ford Fusion, 2010-2011 Mercury Milan, 2007-2011 Ford Ranger, and 2007-2010 Lincoln MKX vehicles. Please see Ford's recall report for the specific part numbers. These parts may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify dealers that purchased the affected parts, and dealers will provide replacement parts to purchasers, free of charge. The recall began March 18, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S05.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 21E013000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 249
AIR BAGS
Jan 10, 2017
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available began mailing March 1, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 17V024000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 654695
AIR BAGS
May 31, 2016
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Any vehicle not included in "Zone A", or "Zone B" is not included in the safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Ford mailed interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available on July 15, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V384000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1892343
AIR BAGS
May 28, 2015
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2014 Mustang vehicles manufactured April 6, 2004, to June 21, 2014, and 2005-2006 GT vehicles manufactured February 20, 2004, to September 22, 2006. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
What should you do:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on June 10, 2016. Even if interim repairs were performed under safety recall 14V-802, owners must bring their vehicles in for the final remedy. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S21. Note: This recall supersedes safety recall 14V-802.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V319000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1018622
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
May 11, 2009
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
What should you do:
DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09E025000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 42540
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 07, 2009
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
What should you do:
SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09E012000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16270
AIR BAGS
Feb 25, 2008
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.
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.
What should you do:
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.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V082000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 434593
SUSPENSION
Oct 27, 2006
IF THE BROKEN BRACKET CONTACTS THE TIRE, SIDEWALL DAMAGE CAN OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN AFTERMARKET EIBACH BRANDED FRONT STRUTS ONLY, PART NO. 35101.8001, AND EIBACH BRANDED FRONT STRUTS AS SUSPENSION KITS, PART NOS. 35101.840, 35101.680, 35101.780, 35100.680, 35100.780, 4.10135.680, AND 4.10035.780, SOLD FOR USE ON 2005 THROUGH 2007 FORD MUSTANG 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.
What should you do:
EIBACH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO PROVIDE NEW STRUTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EIBACH AT 951-256-8300.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET EIBACH BRANDED FRONT STRUTS AND SUSPENSION KITS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON FORD MUSTANG GT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E089000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 400
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