2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall ID 151546

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V358000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SAAB 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 9-2X 
Model Year: 2006 
Mfg Campaign Number: TKA-16 
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Subaru of America, Inc. 
Manufacture Dates: 09-26-05 through 03-31-06 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 302,127 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 07-22-16 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: General Motors LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 05-25-16 
Record Creation Date: 05-25-16 
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Defect Summary: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. 
Consequence Summary: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. 
Corrective Summary: Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 26, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact GM at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-16. 
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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