Almost 6,000 Ford Mustangs Recalled for Faulty Door Springs

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Approximately 5,470 Ford Mustangs are being recalled in the U.S.

According to the American automaker, the affected 2017 Ford Mustang sports cars have a misoriented return spring on the left door handle, which could cause the door to unlatch in the event of a side impact crash. The affected vehicles were built at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant between January 13 to 31, 2017, and the company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue.

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Along with the approximately 5,470 units in the U.S. and federalized territories, there are about 20 affected Mustangs in Mexico and 266 in Canada. Dealerships will repair the faulty door spring for free.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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