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Saleen Recall

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Has anyone seen this?

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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Bummer!

If you have a SC Saleen car please have this fixed ASAP and drive slow to the dealer!

Know a guy who's hood came off on the strip (~140 MPH), through the windshield and glass everywhere, face, eyes, etc! NOT COOL!
Yup, get it and USE IT !!! Think it's 13.49, where enforced....
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