Hundreds of Mustangs Back to the Stables

The NHTSA (National Traffic and Highway Safety Administration) has just discovered a potential problem concerning the passenger airbag found on some Mustang models, so, if you own a 2005-2008 version, then you should check your mail box as Ford might is about to inform you to contact the closest dealership.

Testing has showed that the airbag could deploy with a bigger-than-allowed force in case of accident and this could result in injuries to small size unbelted passengers.

Although this scenario is unlikely to be met and there have been no complaints registered regarding such injuries, Ford has decided to recall all involved models and update airbag software so that it would deploy with less force. The recall was posted Wednesday on the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ford Motor Company will inform all buyers about this problem in early March. Until this problems is solved, Ford dealerships are prohibited to sell , or even test drive these models.

 Out of the 470,000 cars recalled, 435,000 were sold in the US and the remaining 35,000 belong to customers in Canada and Mexico.
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