1994 Saab 900

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1994 Saab 900
Available in 7 styles:  900s 4dr Hatchback shown
Asking Price Range
$1,000–$7,052
Estimated MPG

18–20 city / 25–28 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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900

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Recall number: 98V038000
Recall date: 02/24/1998

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPERLY AIMING THE HEADLIGHTING SYSTEM WERE OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence:

IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY AIM THE HEADLIGHTS.

Corrective Action:

OWNERS WILL BE SENT AIMING INSTRUCTIONS, AND DIRECTIONS FOR AFFIXING THESE INSERTS TO THE OWNER GUIDES. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, A DEALER CAN AFFIX THE INSERTS IN THEIR OWNER GUIDE FOR THEM.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/15/1998.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/06/1993 and 12/21/1997.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall number: 97V046000
Recall date: 03/21/1997

Problem Summary:

CORROSION AROUND THE ZINC-COATED THROTTLE CONTROL LEVER BUSHING CAN CAUSE THE THROTTLE LEVER TO BIND.

Consequence:

THIS BINDING CAN RESULT IN THE THROTTLE PLATE NOT RETURNING TO THE CLOSED POSITION WHEN THE THROTTLE PEDAL IS RELEASED AND A SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ZINC-COATED THROTTLE CONTROL LEVER BUSHING WITH A NICKEL-COATED BUSHING AND BOLT.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/05/1997.


POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 95V068000
Recall date: 03/29/1995

Problem Summary:

IT IS POSSIBLE TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER INTO THE REVERSE GEAR POSITION, REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY, AND STILL HAVE THE TRANSMISSION IN NEUTRAL, OR, TO ACCIDENTLY DISENGAGE REVERSE BY STRIKING THE GEAR LEVER.

Consequence:

IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED, THE CAR CAN ROLL FROM ITS ORIGINAL PARKED POSITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE TRANSMISSION LINKAGE COMPONENTS AND COMPLETE A SPECIALLY DEVELOPED SERVICE ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE THAT WILL ENSURE THAT WHEN THE SHIFT IS MOVED TO THE REVERSE POSITION, THE REVERSE GEAR IS ACTUALLY ENGAGED.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/07/1995.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1993 and 09/01/1994.


SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Recall number: 94V226000
Recall date: 11/18/1994

Problem Summary:

ONE OR MORE OF THE ARC WELDS CAN BE MISSING ON THE SEAT BACK FRAME RECLINER.

Consequence:

THIS CAN RESULT IN A SEAT BACK FALLING BACKWARDS UNDER A LOAD.

Corrective Action:

BOTH FRONT SEAT BACKS WILL BE INSPECTED WITH THE USE OF A HOOK TO PULL BACK THE SEAT BACK UPHOLSTERY. FOR ANY SEAT WITH MISSING WELDS, THE SEAT BACK FRAME/RECLINER WILL BE REPLACED.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/12/1995.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1994 and 10/01/1994.


STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Recall number: 94V174000
Recall date: 09/14/1994

Problem Summary:

THE TWO WELD POINTS IN THE REARWARD ATTACHMENT BRACKET FOR THE SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION BEAM IN THE REAR DOOR MAY BE OUT OF POSITION. IF THE WELDS ARE OUT OF POSITION, THE VEHICLES WILL NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 214, S5, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH.

Consequence:

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: PASSENGERS SITTING IN THE REAR SEATS WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE COLLISION.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUPPORT BRACKETS AT THE SUPPORT WELD LOCATIONS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/15/1994.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/01/1993 and 07/01/1994.


SEATS

Recall number: 94V127000
Recall date: 07/08/1994

Problem Summary:

TWO TRIGGER SPRINGS MOUNTED TO THE FORE/AFT ADJUSTMENT LEVER DO NOT DEVELOP SUFFICIENT FORCE TO PROPERLY LOCK THE SEAT RAILS. AFTER THE SEAT IS ADJUSTED, THIS DOES NOT ALLOW THE SEAT RAIL LOCK TO PROPERLY ENGAGE, WHICH CAN CAUSE THE SEAT TO MOVE IN A SUDDEN STOP OR COLLISION.

Consequence:

THIS CAN INCREASE THE POSSIBILITY OF INJURY TO A SEAT OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE BOTH FRONT SEATS AND THE TWO SPRINGS ON EACH SEAT WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW SPRINGS WITH PROPER TENSION TO ENSURE PROPER ENGAGEMENT.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 10/20/1994.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1994 and 01/01/1995.


SEATS

Recall number: 94V110000
Recall date: 06/13/1994

Problem Summary:

A WELD IN THE SEAT RAILS WAS NOT MADE, INCREASING THE RISK OF FATIGUE CRACKS FORMING AROUND THE ATTACHMENT BUSHINGS ON THE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM, CAUSING THE POSSIBILITY OF THE HEIGHT ADJUSTER BREAKING IN A REAR END COLLISION AND ALLOWING THE SEAT TO FOLD BACKWARDS.

Consequence:

THIS CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO SEAT OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT SEAT FRAME RAILS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/09/1994.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1993 and 06/01/1994.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

Recall number: 94V074000
Recall date: 04/16/1994

Problem Summary:

THE ORIGINAL FRONT BRAKE DISCS AND/OR PADS SHIELDS DO NOT PROTECT THE ASSEMBLIES FROM BEING COATED WITH A LAYER OF SLUSH, ROAD SALT OR WATER WHILE DRIVING IN SNOW OR HEAVY RAIN. THIS CAN RESULT IN A DELAY IN BRAKING ACTION THAT INCREASES NORMAL STOPPING DISTANCE.

Consequence:

INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ORIGINAL FRONT BRAKE SHIELDS WITH A NEW DESIGN. AN ADDITIONAL HOLE WILL BE DRILLED IN THE STEERING KING PIN HOUSING TO ATTACH A LARGER COVER PLATE. A SMALLER PROTECTION PLATE WILL ALSO BE ATTACHED TO THE EXISTING TWO BOLTS IN THE HUB.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/15/1994.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1993 and 03/01/1994.


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