Ford Recalling F-150 and Mustang Vehicles Due to Serious Air Bag Defect

An air bag inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants

Ford Recalling F-150 and Mustang Vehicles Due to Serious Air Bag Defect
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SePtember 18, 2017

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2017 Ford F-150 and Mustang vehicles.

What's the problem?

The air bag inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module on the affected vehicles may rupture in the event of a crash.

An air bag inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, resulting in serious injury or even death.

Approximately 650 Ford F-150 and Mustang vehicles are included in this recall.

What happens next?

Ford will notify owners of the recalled vehicles beginning in early October 2017. Ford dealers will then replace the passenger frontal air bag module at no cost to vehicle owners.

For further details on this recall, contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332—reference recall number 17S26.