Ford To Recall 430,000 Mustangs
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co.
will recall about 430,000 Ford Mustangs
dating to 1994 because of a parking brake problem, the automaker said Monday.
The recall will affect model year
1994 to 2001 Mustangs with manual
transmissions. Ford spokesman Mike Vaughn said the parking brake could
sometimes slip, causing the car to move.
Vaughn said the company isn't aware
of any accidents or injuries connected
to the brake. Ford said that earlier this fall, the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration reported 300 cases of brake failure to the
company; Vaughn said it wasn't clear if any of those cases involved Mustangs.
Vaughn said Ford will send letters
to Mustang owners notifying them of the
recall and what procedure to follow to get the car repaired in late
November. Until then, owners should engage the brake and put the car in
first gear when parking it.
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