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Recall 91V186000

Recall 91V186000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 31, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
224,588
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V186000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Summary
SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES CAN CORRODE, CAUSING A HIGH LATCH RELEASE EFFORT AND POSSIBLY PREVENTING THE HOOD FROM LATCHING PROPERLY WHEN IT IS CLOSED.
Consequence
IF THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH IS NOT PROPERLY ENGAGED, ANDTHE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH WAS ALSO NOT ENGAGED, THE HOOD COULD OPEN AND CONTACT THEWINDSHIELD WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, REDUCING THE FORWARD VISION AREA OFTHE DRIVER AND RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy
INSTALL A NEW SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY.
Notify
SYSTEM: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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