2015 Mustang: Ford Ponies Up First Safety Recall (Already)

October 17, 2014

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang has just started to arrive at dealerships nationwide; yet Ford has already issued its first recall of the completely redesigned pony car.

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Covering just 53 cars (50 in the U.S. and three in Canada), the recall addresses a potential issue with the safety belt buckle for the front passenger seat.

In those cars, a component that supplies belt tension might not have been properly calibrated and in full compliance of a federal safety standard—which could, potentially, lead to an issue with passenger airbag deployment.

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The 2015 Ford Mustang starts at just $24,425, and is offered in base V-6, EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder, and GT V-8 models.

Affected models were built at the Flat Rock, Michigan, plant from August 18 to October 2, 2014.

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