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2005 Saleen S281 Recalled

According to the NHTSA 339 2005 Saleen S281 Mustangs are being recalled due to hood latch and hinge bolts becoming loose. Owners of these cars should call Saleen 1-949-597-4900 to see if their vehicle is affected. If so your dealer will replace the bolts.
Below is from the NHTSA website:

SALEEN / S281 SUPERCHARGED 2005
Manufacturer : SALEEN, INC.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V413000 Mfg's Report Date : SEP 16, 2005
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 339
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BOLTS USED TO FASTEN THE HOOD LATCH AND HINGES TO THE FIBERGLAS BODY OF THE HOOD CAN BECOME LOOSE.
Consequence:
THE HOOD MAY BECOME LOOSE AND/OR SEPARATE FROM ITS LATCH AND/OR HINGE(S) WHILE DRIVING, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD BOLTS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SALEEN AT 1-949-597-4900.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.



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