2015 Ford Mustang Recalled for Seatbelt Buckle Flaw | Edmunds

2015 Ford Mustang Recalled for Seatbelt Buckle Flaw


Just the Facts:
  • Ford is recalling 50 2015 Ford Mustang cars in the U.S. to replace the passenger seatbelt buckle assembly.
  • The problem "may lead to improper passenger airbag deployment for the occupant, which could increase the risk of injury in a crash," the company said.
  • There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall.

DEARBORN, Michigan Ford is recalling 50 2015 Ford Mustang cars in the U.S. to replace the passenger seatbelt buckle assembly, the automaker announced late last week.

The problem "may lead to improper passenger airbag deployment for the occupant, which could increase the risk of injury in a crash," the company said.

The seatbelt buckle tension sensor may not have been calibrated at the supplier.

There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall.

The affected Mustangs were built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant from August 18 to October 2. Another three recalled vehicles are in Canada.

Ford dealers will replace the passenger seatbelt buckle assembly. A date has not been specified for the recall. Owners can contact Ford at (800) 392-3673.

No information about the recall has been posted on the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle safety in the U.S.

Edmunds says: If you own one of these Mustangs, you'll have to wait for your official recall notice before taking action. But if you have a concern in the meantime, it's best to contact your dealer.

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