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1999 Saab 9-5 Recalls

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Most Recent 1999 Saab 9-5 Recall

On March 31, 2003, Saab recalled 70,726 Saab 9-5. On certain passenger vehicles, if an owner changes their wheels/tires between summer and winter using a steel wheel in the winter and an alloy wheel in the summer, it is possible for rust and contamination to build up on the wheel hub during the steel wheel usage. if this occurs and the contamination is not removed, it is possible that after the tire change service, some of this contamination could flake or grind away resulting in reduced clamping force of the wheel to the hub. over several seasons, it is possible that this reduced force could result in fractures developing in the wheel bolts due to wheel to hub movement.
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1999 Saab 9-5 Recall Details

Summary on March 31, 2003
On certain passenger vehicles, if an owner changes their wheels/tires between summer and winter using a steel wheel in the winter and an alloy wheel in the summer, it is possible for rust and contamination to build up on the wheel hub during the steel wheel usage. if this occurs and the contamination is not removed, it is possible that after the tire change service, some of this contamination could flake or grind away resulting in reduced clamping force of the wheel to the hub. over several seasons, it is possible that this reduced force could result in fractures developing in the wheel bolts due to wheel to hub movement.
Summary on September 1, 1998
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. the air bag alert label on the driver side visor was omitted. this does not conform to the requirements of fmvss no. 208, "occupant crash protection."