DODGE ASPEN 1978: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Make : DODGE Model : ASPEN Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1975-12-01 - 1977-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V240000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-01-03 Date Received by ODI: 1977-12-28 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) (Stellantis)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1207458
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE HOOD SECONDARY CATCH SYSTEM MAY BE MISALIGNED WHICH MAY CAUSE THE SECONDARY CATCH TO MALFUNCTION. CONSEQUENTLY, THE HOOD MAY NOT BE SECURELY LATCHED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL ADJUST THE CATCH SYSTEM TO FULLY SECURE THE HOOD, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD SECONDARY LATCH/STRIKER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE HOOD COULD SPRING OPEN DURING VEHICLE OPERATION,OBSCURING THE DRIVER"S VIEW OF THE ROAD AND, POSSIBLY, CAUSING AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE WAS PREVIOUSLY RECALLED FOR CORRECTION OF THE SERVICEBRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM, THE SECONDARY HOOD CATCH SERVICE SHOULD ALSO HAVE BEENCOMPLETED.