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Chrysler Sebring Recall 06V431000

Hood May Open Unexpectedly

Recall Details

On some models, the hood latch striker may break and the hood may open unexpectedly, which could lead to a crash without warning. Dealers will replace the hood latch strikers free of charge. The recall began November 27, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F45.

Our Quick Take

On some models, the hood may open unexpectedly, which could lead to a crash without warning.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the hood may open unexpectedly. Please contact your Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 27, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 27, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,350
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V431000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

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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