Saab 9-3 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 17 Saab 9-3 recalls between 1999 and 2011. Learn if your Saab 9-3 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 15, 2004

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

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 29, 2003

The seat backrest mechanism may not have been installed correctly. In a crash, this could result in the backrest folding forward, increasing the risk of injury to the driver or front passenger.

Please contact your Saab dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on September 28, 2001
Summary on July 30, 2001
Summary on January 30, 2000
Summary on October 15, 1999
Summary on September 1, 1998