August 1, 2001
2001 Saab 9-3 and 9-5 Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001
Saab 9-3 and 9-5 automobiles manufactured between July 2000 and April 2001.
Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with
requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash
Protection." The air bag alert labels may not be permanently affixed as required by
38,241 vehicles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will clean the sunvisor surface and apply
a new air bag alert label on both sunvisors.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification will begin July 30, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Saab at 1-800-955-9007.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V168/Saab
Recall No. 15200]
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Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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