Close

Recall 94V126000

Recall 94V126000

Affected Cars

Engine, October 25, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 25, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,040
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V126000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Summary
DURING LOW ENERGY FRONTAL IMPACT COLLISIONS, THE FRONT CROSSMEMBER CAN CONTACT THE METAL TUBING PORTION OF THE COOLER HOSE ASSEMBLY; AND/OR THE HOSE ASSEMBLY CAN BREAK AND LEAK OIL ONTO THE HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD OR THE TURBOCHARGER.
Consequence
OIL LEAKING ON THESE HOT ENGINE SURFACES CAN IGNITE AND CAUSE A VEHICULAR FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER WHICH WILL PROTECT THE COOLER AND HOSES FROM OTHER STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS IN LOW ENERGY FRONT IMPACTS.
Notify
SYSTEM: ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH ENGINE OIL COOLERS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECTS OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT SAAB SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-955-9007. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration