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1992 Geo Metro Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Safety

1992 Geo Metro

Front Crash Driver Side
Front Crash Passenger Side

Recall Notices

1992 Geo Metro (11/23/1993)

Campaign Number: 93V189001
Component Name: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: MISLOCATED ATTACHING SPOT WELDS OF THE HOOD STRIKER ASSEMBLY CAUSE CRACKS TO START ON THE HOOD INNER PANEL. IF CRACKS OCCUR, THE HOOD STRIKER ASSEMBLY MAY NOT PROPERLY ENGAGE THE HOOD LATCH WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.
Defect: AN IMPROPERLY ENGAGED HOOD LATCH MAY RESULT IN A HOODFLY-UP WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION. THIS WOULD OBSTRUCT THE DRIVER'S VIEWAND COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective Action: GM DEALERS WILL (A) INSTALL TWO BOLTS AND NUTS TO SECURE THE STRIKER ASSEMBLY TO THE HOOD INNER PANEL, AND (B) ENSURE THAT THE HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLY FASTENERS ARE PROPERLY TIGHTENED.