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Pontiac Sunbird Recall 91V166000

Recall 91V166000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 5, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1992

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 5, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V166000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,212

Summary: THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING IS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISSING, LEADING TO A CONDITION WHERE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH DOES NOT ENGAGE THE SECONDARY STRIKER.

Consequence: IF THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH IS NOT ENGAGED, AND THEPRIMARY HOOD LATCH WAS ALSO NOT ENGAGED, THE HOOD COULD OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY. IFTHIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, THE HOOD MAY CONTACT THE WINDSHIELD,REDUCING THE FORWARD VISION AREA OF THE DRIVER AND A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Remedy: INSPECT HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES AND, WHERE NECESSARY, INSTALL A NEW SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING.

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

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