A hood fly-up while the vehicle is being operated could result in reduced driver visibility.

Structure — Body — Hood — Hinge And Attachments

Summary
Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles with steel hoods and certain pickup trucks equipped with sheet molding compound hoods. A wire formed hood striker could be susceptible to fatigue fractures. If the hood striker fractures, the hood could fly open while the vehicle is being driven.
Actions
Dealers will replace the hood striker.
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Date Announced
NOV 28, 2000
Vehicles Affected
137,700
Ford Recall #
00S45
NHTSA Campaign #
00V394000
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