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

August 16, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V145000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,300

Summary:

MANUFACTURING ERRORS BY THE SUPPLIER OF THE LIFTGATE LATCH MECHANISM MAY CAUSE THE SECONDARY PORTION OF THE LIFTGATE LATCH NOT TO FUNCTION. IF THE LATCH IS NOT IN THE PRIMARY LATCH POSITION, THE LIFTGATE COULD OPEN WITHOUT OPERATOR ACTION.

Consequence:

IF THE LIFTGATE WERE TO OPEN DURING VEHICLE OPERATION,PASSENGERS OR CARGO COULD FALL FROM THE OPEN LIFTGATE.

Remedy:

REPLACE MALFUNCTIONING LIFTGATE LATCHES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: LIFTGATE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; STATION WAGONS.

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