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Saab 900 Recall 94V110000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 9, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 9, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,252
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V110000
Component
SEATS

Summary
A WELD IN THE SEAT RAILS WAS NOT MADE, INCREASING THE RISK OF FATIGUE CRACKS FORMING AROUND THE ATTACHMENT BUSHINGS ON THE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM, CAUSING THE POSSIBILITY OF THE HEIGHT ADJUSTER BREAKING IN A REAR END COLLISION AND ALLOWING THE SEAT TO FOLD BACKWARDS.
Consequence
THIS CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO SEAT OCCUPANTS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT SEAT FRAME RAILS.
Notes
SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SEATS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; HATCHBACKS WITH NON-POWER FRONT DRIVERSEATS.NOTE: IF THE 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 DEFECT 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.
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