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Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V164000

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 99S18

Make: MERCURY

Model: MOUNTAINEER

Year: 1999

Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19970425

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19990517

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 854288

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19990714

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19990629

Date Added To File: 19990630

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Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY CORRODE AT THE LATCH PIVOT AND STICK IN THE OPEN POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS OCCURS AND THE PRIMARY HOOD LATCH IS EITHER NOT ENGAGED OR IS RELEASED, A HOOD FLY-UP COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SECONDARY HOOD LATCH WITH COMPONENTS THAT ARE COATED PRIOR TO ASSEMBLY FOR IMPROVED LATCH PIVOT CORROSION PROTECTION.