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Saturn recall 99V045000

Recall 99V045000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Saturn SC1 1994, 1995
SC2 1994, 1995
SL 1994, 1995
SL1 1994, 1995
SL2 1994, 1995
SW1 1994, 1995
SW2 1994, 1995

Body, Interior & Misc., March 13, 1999
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V045000

NHTSA Action Number: RQ00005

Component: SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 138691

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT SEAT BACK RECLINER GEAR TEETH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY THROUGH REPEATED USE, AND COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACK TO SLIP PARTIALLY REARWARD WHEN FORCE IS APPLIED.

Consequence: IF THIS HAPPENS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, IT COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISMS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 13, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000, PROMPT 3.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration