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Buick Recall 03030: GM/Rear Liftgate Latch

2003 Buick Rendezvous

If the liftgate were to open in a vehicle crash, an occupant could be ejected from the vehicle resulting in increased risk of personal injury.

Latches/Locks/Linkages — Hatchback/Liftgate — Lock

Summary
On certain sport utility vehicles, a structural support at the latch attachment in the rear liftgate may be inadequate to retain the latch to the liftgate in certain severe vehicle crash events.
Actions
Dealers will add structural reinforcements to the liftgate in the area adjoining the latch assembly. Owner notification schedule began on June 21, 2004. Owners should contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080. This is an expansion to a previous recall (03V211).
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Date Announced
MAR 29, 2004
Vehicles Affected
103,956
Buick Recall #
03030
NHTSA Campaign #
04V150000
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