Ford Motor Co. is recalling 5,470 2017-model year Ford Mustang cars because the return spring for the driver-side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver’s door to unlatch in a side impact crash.
As a result of this problem, the vehicles fail to comply with all federal safety standards, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Ford dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as needed. There will be no charge for this service. The recall is expected to begin April 24, NHTSA said.
Vehicle owners can reach Ford at (866) 436-7332. Ford’s number for the recall is 17C04.