March 5, 2002
General Motors Has Recalled the 2002 Saturn Z
General Motors Has Recalled the 2002 Saturn Z brake pedal pad
could separate from the brake pedal actuator arm.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1509
Manufactured: 01/2002 - 02/2002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES.
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN INADEQUATE WELD AT THE BRAKE PEDAL PAD
TO BRAKE PEDAL ACTUATOR ARM ASSEMBLY. DURING BRAKING, THE BRAKE PEDAL PAD
COULD SEPARATE FROM THE BRAKE PEDAL ACTUATOR ARM.
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, THE DRIVER'S FOOT COULD BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE
PEDAL RESULTING IN A LOSS OF BRAKE SYSTEM APPLICATION AND A VEHICLE CRASH
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY.
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 19, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES
TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE
THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT
1-800-553-6000, PROMPT #3.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V060000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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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