January 23, 2001
1994-2001 Ford Mustang Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting model years
1994-2001 Ford Mustang automobiles. The affected models were manufactured between
October 1993 and October 2000.
On certain Mustang cars equipped with
manual transmissions, if the vehicle is parked with the parking brake not fully applied
and not in first gear, the vehicle could roll on some grades. This could result
inunintended vehicle movement and a vehicle crash.
434,000 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will modify the parking brake control and
install a plate, or over-bracket, to the control to lock the self adjust mechanism in
position following adjustment.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began on Nov. 27, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V349/Ford
Recall No. 00S37]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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