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2005 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Convertible

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement and Passenger Weight
  • Personal Safety System(TM) Includes Pretensioners With Load Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensor
  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • L A T C H
  • Front Driver Power Lumbar Support
  • Crash Sensor
 
Crash Test Results for the 2005 Ford Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 55455
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 55555
2005 Ford E-150 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2005 Ford Escape 44553
2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 4455Not
Tested
2005 Ford Excursion Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2005 Ford Expedition 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2005 Ford Explorer 45553
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2
2005 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2005 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2005 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2005 Ford Five Hundred 55554
2005 Ford Focus 54344
2005 Ford Focus 44344
2005 Ford Freestar 55454
2005 Ford Freestyle 55554
2005 Ford GT Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2005 Ford Mustang 554Not
Tested
5
2005 Ford Mustang Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2005 Ford Ranger 444Not
Tested
3
2005 Ford Ranger 445Not
Tested
3
2005 Ford Taurus 45334
2005 Ford Taurus 45334
2005 Ford Thunderbird 455Not
Tested
5
 
Service Bulletins for 2005 Ford Thunderbird GT Deluxe Convertible
2005 FORD MUSTANG:

Bulletin Number: 01011901
REAR SHOCK SERVICE PROGRAM. *KB

Bulletin Number: 031404
ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04.

Bulletin Number: 04032007
REFLASHING THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). *KB

Bulletin Number: 041601
WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIP - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04189
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042107
GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042616
WELD BONDING PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042622
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P035X AND NO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS ON 4.6L 3V ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 052317
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0340/P0344/P0345/P0349 - 4.6L 3V AND 5.4L 3V. *TT

Bulletin Number: 052515
MIL ON WITH DTC P2004 THROUGH P2008, P151A, P2015, P202 - 4.6L 3V. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0531
MAF DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIP - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EGR SYSTEM MODULE (ESM). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0548
FUEL FILL SLOW, OR DIFFICULT TO FILL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05615
AIR BAG WARNING LAMP ON - DTC B1891 IN RESTRAINTS CONTROL MODULE OR LAMP FLASHES CODE 53 - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 10/02/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0573
AXLE WHINE - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/15/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0588
GROWL/GRINDING NOISE IN 2ND OR 3RD GEAR DURING DECELERATION - TR3650 MANUAL TRANSMISSION - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 1/15/2005. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05911
FRONT SUSPENSION POPPING NOISE WHILE TURNING RIGHT OR LEFT - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 4/8/2005. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06-10-13
MIL ON WITH DTC P0463, OR ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE CONCERN. *TT UPDATED 6/2/08. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 061912
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0340, P0344, P0345, P0349. ARE FOUND. *KB

Bulletin Number: 06216
LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06313
FUEL FILL SLOW, OR DIFFICULT TO FILL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0654
PARK BRAKE CABLE FREEZING/REAR BRAKES DRAGGING. *AK

Bulletin Number: 0708
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SOLENOID EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

Bulletin Number: 14B04
FORD: 2005-2006 FORD GT, 2005-2008 MUSTANG, AND 2004-2005 RANGER VEHICLES OPERATED IN FLORIDA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, OR THE U.S VIRGIN ISLANDS ARE IN NEED OF AN AIRBAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENT. 06/11/15 *TA.

Bulletin Number: 14B09
FORD: SOME 2005-2006 FORD GT AND 2005-2008 MUSTANG VEHICLES WILL BE RECEIVING DRIVER AIRBAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENTS. *TA

Bulletin Number: 18329
AUDIO UNIT BACKLIGHT INOPERATIVE AND OR DTC B2477. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18453
BUZZ RATTLE NOISE FROM TRANSMISSION BELL HOUSING AREA. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18454
580 & 1500 RPM VIBRATION. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18461
POPPING NOISE FRONT OF VEHICLE ON TURNS. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18610
RE-CHECK INSTRUMENT CLUSTER GAUGES AFTER BATTERY RECHARGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18697
ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE READING AND/OR P0463 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR CIRCUIT HIGH INPUT) IN PCM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18753
GEAR ROLLOVER NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 19105
P0456 DTC AND MIL ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 19296
ABS WARNING LAMP ON. GROUND G101. *KB

Bulletin Number: ASI-08-26-07
FORD; SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN FRONT FLOOR AREA. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND COWL AREA, LOOSE A PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: ASI-08-26-07
FORD; SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN FRONT FLOOR AREA. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND COWL AREA, LOOSE A PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 47331
Various vehicles equipped with a 4.6L, 5.4L, 6.8L modular 3 valve engine built on or before 8-Jan-2016 may exhibit symptoms that may include upper end engine noise, rough running, misfire and/or engine damage. If diagnosis leads to only cam

Bulletin Number: SSM 47331
Various vehicles equipped with a 4.6L, 5.4L, 6.8L modular 3 valve engine built on or before 8-Jan-2016 may exhibit symptoms that may include upper end engine noise, rough running, misfire and/or engine damage. If diagnosis leads to only cam

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-7-4
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: IF BATTERY WAS DISCONNECTED OR DEAD, VEHICLES/TRUCKS MAY EXPERIENCE HARD STARTS AND ENGINE IDLE RPM FLUCTUATION AND EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0505, P0506, P2111 AND P2112. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-1
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-1
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

 
Recalls for 2005 Ford Thunderbird GT Deluxe Convertible
2005 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V082000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 04/22/2005 - 01/31/2008
Potential Units Affected: 434593
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2005 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V319000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 04/06/2004 - 06/21/2014
Potential Units Affected: 1018622
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2005 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V024000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 04/06/2004 - 12/19/2008
Potential Units Affected: 654695
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
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.
2005 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V384000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 07/26/2004 - 02/03/2011
Potential Units Affected: 1892343
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
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.
 
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