FORD RANGER 1983: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Make : FORD Model : RANGER Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-01-01 - 1984-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V111000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-10-22 Date Received by ODI: 1984-09-25 Date Added to Database: 1984-10-03
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 460918
Summary:
      SECONDARY HOOD LATCH COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY POSITIONED DURING ASSEMBLY. IF THE HOOD IS NOT CLOSED TIGHTLY, OR IS INADVERTENTLY RELEASED, THE SECONDARY LATCH MAY NOT WORK AND THE HOOD MAY FLY UP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE HOOD ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSPECTED AND THE HOOD AND LATCH COMPONENTS WILL BE ADJUSTED, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNER.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; HOOD ASSEMBLY LATCH SYSTEMS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE DRIVER"S VIEW WILL BE OBSTRUCTED AND AN ACCIDENTMAY RESULT.NOTE: MAKE CERTAIN THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH IS ENGAGED PROPERLY BEFORE DRIVING.