November 22, 2002
Saab Has Recalled 55,000 Cars
- Saab Automobile is reported to have said Friday it is recalling
55,000 cars worldwide because of a problem with the electronic system
controlling the air bags.
The problem affects the 1995 version of the Saab 900 model and has caused as
many as 30 incidents in which air bags were deployed without provocation,
spokesman Christer Nilsson is reported to have said. No one was injured in
the incidents, most of which happened in tropical climates, he said.
Nilsson said the recall includes about 20,000 cars in the United States.
Car owners will be notified by mail and have the electrical components
replaced free of charge at certified Saab repair shops.
Saab is a subsidiary of General Motors Corp.
CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V308000
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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