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Saab 9-3 recalls

 

For Models: Saab 9-3

Engine, January 17, 2011

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The fuel pump may have been incorrectly manufactured and could fail causing the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel pump on affected vehicles. The recall is scheduled to begin by February 18, 2011. The Saab recall number is 15029.

 

For Models: Saab 9-3

Body, Interior & Misc., May 15, 2010

Summary: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004 SAAB 9-3 SEDANS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH FRONT SEAT BELT RETRACTORS THAT, OVER TIME, COULD FAIL TO RETRACT.

For Models: Saab 9-3, Saab 9-5

Engine, June 13, 2007

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.

For Models: Saab 9-3

Engine, May 12, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.

For Models: Saab 9-3

Brakes, March 17, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The engine check valve for the brake booster may fail from exposure to elevated temperatures. This could result in sudden loss of power brake assist. The increased braking effort could result in a crash. Dealers will install a redesigned check valve to correct this concern. The General Motors Recall number is 05057.

For Models: Saab 9-3, Saab 9-5

Electrical & Lights, March 13, 2006

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B205/B235 4-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES AND B308 6-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE OVERHEATING AND BURNOUT OF THE ISOLATED GATED BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR (IGBT) WITHIN THE IGNITION DISCHARGE MODULE (IDM) DUE TO INCREASED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ELECTRICAL LOADS.

For Models: Saab 9-3

Engine, March 14, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.

For Models: Saab 9-3

Body, Interior & Misc., January 24, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview:

One or more of the seat belt retractors may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. If damaged, the automatic tensioning system (ATS) cable in the retractor could break, causing the seat belt not to retract properly. In the event of a crash, front seat occupants may not be restrained properly, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the affected set belt retractor assemblies to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 15017.

 

For Models: Saab 9-3

Engine, January 15, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The engine management system software may cause the engine to hesitate on acceleration and/or stall. If the engine were to stall as a result of this issue, it can be restarted immediately. Dealers will update the engine management system software to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 15419.

For Models: Saab 9-3

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The seat backrest mechanism may not have been installed correctly. In a crash, this could result in the backrest folding forward, increasing the risk of injury to the driver or front passenger. Dealers will inspect the vehicle's front seats to verify if the component was installed improperly. The dealer may need to order a complete new seat to repair the concern. The recall began February 1, 2004. The Saab recall number is 15014.

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