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Recall 90V038000

Recall 90V038000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., February 26, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 26, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
39,361
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V038000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Summary
INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE COULD CAUSE THE SAFETY CATCH ON THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH STRIKER TO BIND.
Consequence
IF PRIMARY LATCH IS RELEASED OR IF HOOD IS NOT COMPLETELY CLOSED, HOOD COULD FLY OPEN WHILE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION; THIS WOULD BLOCK DRIVER'S VISION AND COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE HOOD LATCH STRIKER ASSEMBLY.
Notify
SYSTEM: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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