Ford Motor Company is recalling 199,085 model year 2014-2015 Fusions, Lincoln MKZs, and model year 2015 Mustangs originally sold or ever registered in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Hawaii.
Exposure to certain environmental conditions, such as high temperatures, high humidity, and salt air can cause the brake pedal bumper to corrode and separate from the brake pedal.
A separated brake pedal bumper can cause the brake lights to illuminate continuously, causing confusion to other drivers and increasing the risk of a crash.
On automatic transmission vehicles, a missing brake pedal bumper can allow the driver to shift the vehicle out of the "PARK" position without depressing the brake, allowing the vehicle to roll away and increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
Dealers will replace the brake pedal bumpers and clutch pedal bumpers free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on March 3, 2022.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S02.