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Recall 95V066000

Recall 95V066000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, July 7, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 7, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,383
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V066000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Summary
UPON STARTUP, A VOLTAGE DROP TO THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE CAN CAUSE A MALFUNCTION WHERE ENGINE SPEED FLUCTUATES FROM 600 TO 3,000 RPM FOR UP TO 30 SECONDS BEFORE NORMAL ENGINE IDLE OF 900 RPM.
Consequence
UNEXPECTED MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE MAY CAUSE THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW REVISED ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE.
Notify
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION; ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH "MOTRONIC 2.10.3" ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM AND SECONDARY AIR INJECTION.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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