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Recall 04V540000

The Engine May Hesitate and/or Stall Unexpectedly

Recall Details

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.

Our Quick Take

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

What Should You Do?

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.

Affected Cars

Engine, January 15, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 15, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,249
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V540000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE ENGINE HESITATION OR STALLING.
Consequence
IF THE VEHICLE STALLS AS A RESULT OF THIS CONDITION, IT CAN BE RESTARTED IMMEDIATELY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
Notify
GM/SAAB CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NO. CSC 15419.THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT.
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