Rear Bumper Cover To Quarter Panel Poor Fitment And/Or Excessive Body Gap – 2024 Ford Mustang

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NHTSA ID Number: 10249752

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 23-2434

Summary

This article supersedes TSB 23-2302 to update the Service Procedure and Parts List. Some 2024 Mustang vehicles built on or before 04-Dec-2023 may exhibit a condition where the rear bumper cover has poor fitment and/or excessive body gap where it meets the quarter panel. This may be due to incorrect installation and/or poor attachment to the bumper support bracket.

 


This bulletin supersedes 23-2302. Reason for update: New Part/Procedure For Same Condition

Model:

Ford

2024 Mustang

Built on or before 04-Dec-2023

 

Summary

This article supersedes TSB 23-2302 to update the Service Procedure and Parts List.

Issue: Some 2024 Mustang vehicles built on or before 04-Dec-2023 may exhibit a condition where the rear bumper cover has poor fitment and/or excessive body gap where it meets the quarter panel. This may be due to incorrect installation and/or poor attachment to the bumper support bracket. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the rear bumper cover side bracket with revised versions.

Action: Follow the Service Procedure to correct the condition that meets the following criteria:

  • 2024 Mustang
  • Built on or before 04-Dec-2023
  • Rear bumper cover has poor fitment and/or excessive body gap where it meets the quarter panel

 

Parts

Service Part Number Quantity Description Unit of Issue Piece Quantity
PR3Z-17D942-C 1 Right Hand Rear Bumper Cover Reinforcement Bracket 1 1
PR3Z-17D943-C 1 Left Hand Rear Bumper Cover Reinforcement Bracket 1 1

 

Parts – Parts To Inspect And Replace Only If Necessary

Service Part Number Quantity Description Unit of Issue
PR3Z-6332284-A If Needed Foam Block 1

Quantity refers to the amount of the service part number required to repair the vehicle.

Unit of Issue refers to the number of individual pieces included in a service part number package.

Piece Quantity refers to the total number of individual pieces required to repair the vehicle.

If Needed indicates the part is not mandatory.

 

Service Procedure

1. Does the rear bumper cover have poor fitment and/or excessive body gap where it meets the quarter panel as shown in Figure 1?

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 2.

(2). No – this article does not apply.

Figure 1

 

2. Remove the rear bumper cover. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-19.

3. Replace the right hand side and left hand side rear bumper cover side brackets shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2 (Left Side Shown, Right Side Similar)

 

NOTE: Be sure that the foam block is located in the area shown in Figure 3 on the left and right side of the vehicle when the rear bumper cover is installed. If the foam block is loose or is missing install a new foam block.

Figure 3 (Left Side Shown, Right Side Similar)

 

4. Reassemble the vehicle.

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD MUSTANG 2024

 


1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

23-2434
24 January 2024

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10249752

MC-10249752-0001.pdf 829.151KB

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NHTSA ID Number: 10244706

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 23-2302

Summary

Some 2024 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a condition where the rear bumper cover has poor fitment and/or excessive body gap where it meets the quarter panel. This may be due to incorrect installation and/or missing panel adhesive tape. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to apply panel adhesive tape and re-install the rear bumper cover.

1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

23-2302
29 September 2023

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10244706

MC-10244706-0001.pdf 164.48KB

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