Chrysler Cirrus Recall 97V095000

Recall 97V095000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 14, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

97V095000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

219,000

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING CAN DISENGAGE FROM ITS RETENTION HOLE IF THE HOOD IS SLAMMED SHUT.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS SIMULTANEOUSLY WITHOUT ENGAGING THE PRIMARY LATCH, THE HOOD WOULD NOT BE RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING WITH A LONGER END HOOK SPRING.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 1997.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration