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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,200 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Ford Mustang seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Ford Mustang Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 142007

Mustang 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Set belts in the 2001 Mustang never worked the best now the passanger's side set belt won't work at all, it won't come out so you can lock yourself in.there was no accident.

- Hubbardston, MI, USA

problem #4

Feb 122005


  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
The front seat belt retractor faild. As a result, the occupants were not being restrained. Consumer stated that warranty entitled her to any safety restraint problems, five years or 50,000 miles. However the dealer refused to repair vehicle under warranty. Iak

- Casa Grande, AZ, USA

problem #3

Jun 012002

Mustang 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,000 miles
Seat belts were twisted inside the retractor, making it very difficult to use. The problem was repaired then two day later it happened again. When the seat belt were not twisted they had to be retracted manually.

- Ballston Lake, NY, USA

problem #2

May 092002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was hit head on while driving 5-10 mph, seatbelt did not restrain driver, she hit her head on windshield. Damage to vehicle unknown at this time.

- Madisonville, TN, USA

problem #1

Aug 072001


  • miles
Restraint retracted and locked nearly choking the occupant. Owner had to cut restraint to free passenger. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Farmers, KY, USA

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