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Buick Roadmaster recall 91V186000

Recall 91V186000
Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 1991
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991, 1992

Mfr's Report Date:
October 31, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V186000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 224588

Summary: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES CAN CORRODE, CAUSING A HIGH LATCH RELEASE EFFORT AND POSSIBLY PREVENTING THE HOOD FROM LATCHING PROPERLY WHEN IT IS CLOSED.

Consequence: IF THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH IS NOT PROPERLY ENGAGED, ANDTHE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH WAS ALSO NOT ENGAGED, THE HOOD COULD OPEN AND CONTACT THEWINDSHIELD WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, REDUCING THE FORWARD VISION AREA OFTHE DRIVER AND RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy: INSTALL A NEW SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.

Notes: SYSTEM: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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