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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
8 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
11 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,497 miles

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2005 Ford Mustang seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Ford Mustang Owner Comments (Page 3 of 4)

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problem #33

Oct 102015

Mustang

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall I purchased a used 2005 Ford Mustang from tideland Ford in pawleys island S.C when I checked on the recall list my car was on the list for takata airbag, I went to the dealer to check to see if it had been repaired and was told it wasn, T they claim my airbag is of thee old Ford style not the same as the newer Ford and Ford will be replacing the newer ones first and not to hold my breath on mine getting mine fixed in the near future because they have no old style in inventory. As ilive in a high humidity area, which is the climate to cause the airbag to fail. Now I know this is not the fault of tideland as they have been honest and as helpful as they could but cannot do anything until Ford supplies them with the appropriate replacement. I am worried each time I drive the car as it is ten years old, and probably about to fail what can be done to have Ford also supply there dealers with the correct parts to fix my car.

- Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

problem #32

May 272015

Mustang

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the recall repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Millington, TN, USA

problem #31

Sep 302004

Mustang

  • 0 miles
Takata airbag

- Alton, IL, USA

problem #30

Dec 142015

Mustang

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V802000 (air bags). However, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Scottdale, AZ, USA

problem #29

Dec 192014

Mustang

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Kennesaw, GA, USA

problem #28

Dec 312015

Mustang

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect and VIN tool confirms parts not available, respectively.

- Kingsburg, CA, USA

problem #27

Dec 182014

Mustang

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available for NHTSA campaign number: 15V319000. Parts distribution disconnect for NHTSA campaign number: 14V802000.

- Mcgaheysville, VA, USA

problem #26

Feb 152014

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 08V082000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not expierenced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Gillsville, GA, USA

problem #25

Dec 192014

Mustang

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Bensalem, PA, USA

problem #24

Dec 152015

Mustang 6-cyl

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V802000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 05/06/16 updated 05/09/16.

- Cullman, AL, USA

problem #23

Dec 142015

Mustang 6-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V319000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 05/06/16

- Cullman, AL, USA

problem #22

Jul 012015

Mustang

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V802000 (air bags) and 15V319000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Brookville, OH, USA

problem #21

Dec 192014

Mustang

  • 0 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V319000 (air bags) and 14V802000 (air bags) however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Averill Park, NY, USA

problem #20

Sep 122015

Mustang

  • 51,000 miles
Engine light came on and car was sticking in gear so I took it to the dealer. The dealer found out through a diagnostic test that the throttle assembly but wanted me to pay almost $1000 to get it fixed. I told them no and picked my car up. I went on line and found out there was a recall on the throttle assembly.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #19

Oct 012015

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V802000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure......updated 01/27/16

- Lubbock, TX, USA

problem #18

Nov 142014

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V319000 (air bags) and 14V802000 (air bags); however, the parts needed to perform the repair would not be available until July of 2016. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Plant City, FL, USA

problem #17

Sep 162015

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Salyersville, KY, USA

problem #16

May 242015

Mustang 6-cyl

  • 14,784 miles
Driving Mustang on city street ( St george Utah ) takata airbag suddenly erupted prematurely causing loss of control of Mustang which rolled forward hitting another vehicle in rear. Driver [xxx] injured by shards of metal and required medical ( hospital attention ) transported by ambulance. Permanent scars and mental stress has caused driver to permanently fear driving. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- St. George, UT, USA

problem #15

Apr 062015

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V802000 (air bags); however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Vicksburg, MS, USA

problem #14

Nov 202014

Mustang

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Mustang. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number:14V802000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Surprise, AZ, USA

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