Recalls for 1997 Saturn SL

There are currently 4 recalls for your car.


What Should You Do?

Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 09E047000

Recall Date: 07/24/2009

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Problem Summary: AIRTEX IS RECALLING 1,440 AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMPS, P/N E3944M, PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 2005 THROUGH JULY 2009, SOLD FOR USE ON MODEL YEAR 1997 SATURN VEHICLES. THE FUEL RETURN LINE AND FUEL VENT LINE ARE REVERSED.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT THAT A VEHICLE WITH THE SUBJECT FUEL PUMP IS INVOLVED IN A ROLL-OVER CRASH WITH A FULL OR OVER-FULL FUEL TANK, THE FUEL COULD DRAIN FROM THE TANK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

What Owners Should Do: AIRTEX WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE RECALLED FUEL PUMPS WITH A PUMP THAT HAS BEEN CORRECTLY MANUFACTURED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRTEX AT 1-618-842-2111.

Recall Number: 09E012000

Recall Date: 04/07/2009

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem Summary: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

Recall Number: 97V155000

Recall Date: 09/12/1997

Component: SEATS

Problem Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH SUSPECT COLD WELDS ON THE RIGHT SIDE IN THE TUNNEL AREA OF THE FLOOR PAN. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES.

Recall Number: 97V138000

Recall Date: 08/29/1997

Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Problem Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL STEERING. THE PINION BEARING CAGE IN THE STEERING GEAR CAN SEPARATE UNDER HIGH STEERING SYSTEM LOAD CONDITIONS, SUCH AS PARKING LOT OR SIMILAR LOW SPEED MANEUVERS.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN THE PINION GEAR DISENGAGING FROM THE RACK CAUSING A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

What Owners Should Do: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

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