Ford Motor Co. is downplaying an engine problem that has stopped production of its ’03 SVT Mustang Cobra. “We’ll make up our target production of 12,000 units,” a spokesman says. “We didn’t lose any Cobras. All the customers are happy. All the dealers are communicated to.” A “dealer communication” publicly raised a red flag concerning the defect, leading Ford to admit production was suspended earlier this month and won’t resume until Nov. 12. “It was an issue that was found during the ...

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