Recall 91V012000

Recall 91V012000

Affected Cars:
Porsche
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

January 15, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V012000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected:

2,451

Summary:

LUGGAGE IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT AND OR PLASTIC TRIM SURROUNDING THE SAFETY LATCH MAY PREVENT THE LATCH ON THE FRONT HOOD FROM PROPERLY LOCKING.

Consequence:

LATCH FAILURE COULD CAUSE HOOD TO OPEN AND OBSTRUCT THEDRIVER'S FRONT VIEW WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

REPLACE PLASTIC TRIM PIECE AND INSTALL A BRACKET BEHIND THE SAFETY LATCH TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: HOOD SAFETY LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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