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Saab 9.3 Recall Information


NEWS: GM is recalling certain 2003-2011 Saab 9-3, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5 and 2008-2009 Saturn Astra vehicles; AIR BAGS 
Report Receipt Date: FEB 03, 2016 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V063000 
Component(s): AIR BAGS 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 179,861

FEBRUARY 2016 -- General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2003-2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured May 31, 2002, to February 15, 2011, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5 vehicles manufactured June 23, 2010, to February 21, 2011, and 2008-2009 Saturn Astra vehicles manufactured April 11, 2007, to July 24, 2008. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator on Saab 9-3 and 9-5 vehicles and will replace the driver's frontal airbag module on Saturn Astra vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. GM's number for this recall is 28810. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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NEWS: GM is recalling certain 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible vehicles; SEAT BELTS
Report Receipt Date: JUN 12, 2014 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V318000 
Component(s):  SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28,789 

JULY 2014 -- General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible vehicles manufactured July 30, 2003, to February 15, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the driver's side front seat belt retractor may break, causing the seat belt webbing not to retract. In the event of a crash, a seat belt that has not retracted may not properly restrain the seat occupant, increasing their risk of injury. GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat belt retractor, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. GM's number for this recall is 14222. Note: Special Coverage 10086 will replace the passenger side seat belt retractor if it fails, free of charge, for the life of the vehicle. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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JANUARY 2011 - Saab is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured from June 2010 through December 2010. Certain fuel pumps installed as original equipment may have internal components with incorrect specifications. The subject fuel pumps can seize causing the engine to stall which increases the risk of a crash. Saab will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pumps free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about February 18, 2011. Owners may contact Saab at 1-800-955-9007. Saab's recall campaign number is 15029. 11V-015

FEBRUARY 2010 -- General Motors is recalling certain model year 2004 SAAB 9-3 sedans. Some of these vehicles were produced with front seat belt retractors that, over time, could fail to retract. Using a seat belt that has not retracted, and in the event of a crash, a seat occupant may not be properly restrained increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver side retractor free of charge. If the front passenger retractor were to fail to retract, GM will replace the front passenger retractor free of charge under a special coverage that will be released for the same population for 10 years from new vehicle date of sale. The safety recall is expected to begin during March 2010.  10V-043


NEWS:   Saab to recall 287,987 cars worldwide for ignition problem

DETROIT FREE PRESS -- September 29, 2005 -- STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- Saab plans to recall 287,987 cars worldwide because of a problem with the ignition system, a spokesman said Thursday.

The recall will affect gas-engine 9-3 and 9-5 models made in 2000, 2001, and 2002, said Orjan Aslund, a Swedish spokesman for Saab owner General Motors Corp.