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2020-2023 Ford Mustang Recalled Over Warning Light Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2020-2023 Ford Mustang models over an issue with the warning light.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the brake fluid level sensor may not activate the visual warning indicator when the brake fluid is low. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.”

The hazards: this issue could prevent the owner from knowing when the brake fluid level is low, which could result in problems with the braking system and increase the risk of a crash.

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

Components: body control module software

Affected vehicles: select 2020-2023 Ford Mustang models produced at the Flat Rock Assembly plant between February 28th, 2019 and April 5th, 2023.

Number of vehicles affected: 187,922

The fix: dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on December 4th, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 23C35.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 23C35
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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