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2003 Saab 9-3 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2003 Saab 9-3 recalls. Find out if your 2003 Saab 9-3 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 3, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your affected Saab or Saturn must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 28810.

Summary on June 13, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 17, 2006

Power brake assist may be lost unexpectedly.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning March 17, 2006. If you experience braking issues, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 24, 2005

One or more seat belt retractors may fail, causing the belt not to retract properly.

General Motore will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 24, 2005. If you are experiencing problems with your seat belts, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 15, 2004

The engine may hesitate on acceleration and/or stall unexpectedly.

If you are experiencing engine stalling and/or hesitation, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.