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Chrysler Cirrus Recall 97V095000

Body, Interior & Misc., July 14, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 14, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
219,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V095000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

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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