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2021 Ford Mustang Recalled Over Side Curtain Airbag Safety Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford Mustang models over a side curtain airbag safety issue.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the side curtain airbag inflators may have been manufactured with the incorrect amount of compressed gas.

The hazards: airbags with the incorrect amount of compressed gas can lead to improper airbag inflation.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.

Components: side curtain airbag inflators.

Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford Mustang models built at the Ford Flat Rock Assembly Plant.

Number of vehicles affected: 93

The fix: dealers will replace the affected side curtain airbags, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which began on December 15th, 2021. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C37.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S49
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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  1. Mike Conover

    So 93 cars “affected”….Does that mean only 93 cars included in the recall? Or 93 cars found to have the defect so far?


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