Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

November 27, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

06V431000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

Potential Number of Units Affected:

4,350

Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER MAY BREAK AND ALLOW THE HOOD TO OPEN WHILE DRIVING.

Consequence:

IF THE HOOD OPENS WHILE DRIVING, A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH STRIKERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:

DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F45. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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