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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

Summary
Vehicle description: Sport utility vehicles. The secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot and stick in the open position.
Actions
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
Vehicles Affected
854,288
Mercury Recall #
99S18
NHTSA Campaign #
99V164000
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