January 24, 2003
General Motors Has Recalled the 1994-1995 Saturn L Series
- General Motors Has Recalled the 1994-1995 Saturn L Series because of
potential problems with the seat.
Number of Units Affected: 72,135
Dates of Manufacture: July 1993 - March 1995
Defect: 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. If this happens while
the vehicle is being driven, it could cause a loss of control, increasing
the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the vehicle's front seat recliner mechanisms.
The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin
during January 2003. Owners should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, Prompt
[NHTSA Recall No. 02V307/GM Recall No. 02060/Saturn Recall No. 03-C-04.
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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