Saab 9-3 Recall 99V362000

Recall 99V362000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

January 30, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99V362000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

424

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE RESERVOIR LABEL WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS."

Consequence:

WITHOUT THIS LABEL, SOMEONE MAY USE THE INCORRECT SPECIFICATION BRAKE FLUID, GET DIRT INTO THE RESERVOIR, OR ALLOW MOISTURE INTO THE BRAKE FLUID, RESULTING IN LESS EFFECTIVE BRAKING AND POSSIBLY A CRASH.

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE MAILED LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.

Notes:

SAAB RECALL NO. 718.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 30, 2000.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration