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NHTSA - Saleen in Latest Recalls

Manufacturer : SALEEN, INC.
Make / Models : SALEEN / S281 SUPERCHARGED
Model/Build Years: 2005

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.