188K 2020 to 2023 Ford Mustangs Recalled Over Safety Issue
Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for roughly 187,922 of its 2020 to 2023 Mustang vehicles due to a faulty brake fluid level sensor. Roughly 123 owners of Ford Mustangs from these model years filed warranty claims that alleged a loss of brake fluid in their vehicles.
While none of these claims were tied to an inoperative brake fluid level sensor, the automaker discovered the sensor may fail to activate its visual warning indicator if the fluid level is low.
“Brake failure is a safety issue,” said California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson. “Motorists rely on their brakes to stop their vehicle and should be alerted when fluids are low immediately.”
Should the brake fluid level go below the recommended level in the master cylinder brake fluid reservoir, a driver could crash the vehicle, according to a report filed by Ford with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The official notice to alert Ford Mustang owners about the repair will be sent out on Dec. 4, 2023. However, there are no known collisions or injuries from the defect at this time. Also, owners of affected Mustangs may take their car to the dealership for a free repair/update when it is available.
Meanwhile, owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 23C35.
California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson 1-(877) 465-8161
If you purchased a Ford Mustang with brake sensor problems, or any other vehicle with repeated problems or a safety issue, it may be time to call for help.
California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson will review your case at no charge and let you know if it qualifies as a lemon.
We highly recommend that car owners obtain an invoice for all repairs and recall visits from the dealership. These documents will support your potential case. Furthermore, should the vehicle experience repeated issues or become a safety risk, these documents support the Lemon Law Claim. Contact us for a free case review at 1-(877) 465-8161.
— Published on Nov. 8, 2023
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