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Saturn SW1 Recalls

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Most Recent Saturn SW1 Recall

On November 14, 2002, Saturn recalled 72,135 Saturn SW1. On certain passenger vehicles, some front seat back recliner gear teeth may wear excessively through repeated use, which could cause the seat back to slip partially rearward when force is applied.
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Saturn SW1 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 14, 2002

The front seat backs can fall backwards partially due to wear in the recliner mechanism.

General Motors contacted customers starting in January 2003. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 02056. The Saturn recall number is 03C04.

Summary on October 29, 1999
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. these vehicles do not comply with requirements of fmvss no. 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages." some of the vehicles were produced with seat belt shoulder guide anchor bolts that were not adequately tightened at the center pillar and could fall out, making the seat belt inoperative.
Summary on March 13, 1999
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. some front seat back recliner gear teeth may wear excessively through repeated use, and could cause the seat back to slip partially rearward when force is applied.
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 7, 1998

The horn could fail, resulting in it not being available for the driver to use. Also, upon failing, the horn can overheat and cause a fire in the engine compartment.

Recalls on your Saturn must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in December 1998. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 8, 1997

The key may be able to be removed from the ignition lock cylinder with the switch in the run position. This can cause difficulty turning the vehicle off properly.

Recalls on your Saturn must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in April, 1997. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.