1991 GEO METRO Recall - Recall ID 3398

1991 GEO METRO Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 93V189001 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: GEO 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: METRO 
Model Year: 1991 
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Mfg Component Desc: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates:  
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 356,097 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-23-93 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 11-23-93 
Record Creation Date: 12-01-93 
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Defect Summary: MISLOCATED ATTACHING SPOT WELDS OF THE HOOD STRIKER ASSEMBLY CAUSE CRACKS TO START ON THE HOOD INNER PANEL. IF CRACKS OCCUR, THE HOOD STRIKER ASSEMBLY MAY NOT PROPERLY ENGAGE THE HOOD LATCH WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED. 
Consequence Summary: AN IMPROPERLY ENGAGED HOOD LATCH MAY RESULT IN A HOODFLY-UP WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION. THIS WOULD OBSTRUCT THE DRIVER'S VIEWAND COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: GM DEALERS WILL (A) INSTALL TWO BOLTS AND NUTS TO SECURE THE STRIKER ASSEMBLY TO THE HOOD INNER PANEL, AND (B) ENSURE THAT THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY FASTENERS ARE PROPERLY TIGHTENED. 
Notes: SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO, PLEASE CONTACT THENATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393. 
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1991 GEO METRO Recall - Recall ID 3398 for GEO METRO LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

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