2008 SAAB 9-3 Recall ID 149070

2008 SAAB 9-3 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V063000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SAAB 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 9-3 
Model Year: 2008 
Mfg Campaign Number: 28810 and 28811 
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: General Motors LLC 
Manufacture Dates: 05-31-02 through 02-15-11 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 113,716 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-01-17 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: General Motors LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 02-03-16 
Record Creation Date: 02-03-16 
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Defect Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured May 31, 2002, to February 15, 2011, 2006-2009 Saab 9-5 vehicles manufactured June 7, 2005, to May 28, 2009, 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. 
Consequence Summary: 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. 
Corrective Summary: 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 recall began on March 1, 2017. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. GM's number for this recall is 28810. 
Notes: 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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2008 SAAB 9-3 Recall for 2008 SAAB 9-3 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

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