PORSCHE CABRIO 1990: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Make : PORSCHE Model : CABRIO Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1988-04-01 - 1989-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V012000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-01-15 Date Received by ODI: 1991-01-15 Date Added to Database: 1991-01-22
Manufacturers Involved: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2451
Summary:
      LUGGAGE IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT AND OR PLASTIC TRIM SURROUNDING THE SAFETY LATCH MAY PREVENT THE LATCH ON THE FRONT HOOD FROM PROPERLY LOCKING.
Consequence:
      LATCH FAILURE COULD CAUSE HOOD TO OPEN AND OBSTRUCT THEDRIVER'S FRONT VIEW WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE PLASTIC TRIM PIECE AND INSTALL A BRACKET BEHIND THE SAFETY LATCH TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: HOOD SAFETY LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.