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Mercury Recall 99S18: Ford/Secondary Hood Latch

1999 Mercury Mountaineer

If this occurs and the primary hood latch is either not engaged or is released, a hood fly-up could occur.

Latches/Locks/Linkages — Hood — Latch

Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot and stick in the open position.
Dealers will install a secondary hood latch with components that are coated prior to assembly for improved latch pivot corrosion protection.
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Date Announced
JUN 29, 1999
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