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Available in 7 styles:  SL 4dr Sedan shown
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Asking Price Range
$674–$6,462

Estimated MPG

26.9–28 city / 37.2–39.8 hwy


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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 09E047000
Recall date: 07/24/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 09E047000
Recall date: 07/24/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 09E047000
Recall date: 07/24/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Recall number: 09E047000
Recall date: 07/24/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Recall number: 09E012000
Recall date: 04/07/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Recall number: 09E012000
Recall date: 04/07/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Recall number: 09E012000
Recall date: 04/07/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Recall number: 09E012000
Recall date: 04/07/2009

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.

Corrective Action:

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.


SEATS

Recall number: 97V155000
Recall date: 09/12/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/10/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/24/1997 and 03/24/1997.


SEATS

Recall number: 97V155000
Recall date: 09/12/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/10/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/24/1997 and 03/24/1997.


SEATS

Recall number: 97V155000
Recall date: 09/12/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/10/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/24/1997 and 03/24/1997.


SEATS

Recall number: 97V155000
Recall date: 09/12/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 09/10/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/24/1997 and 03/24/1997.


STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Recall number: 97V138000
Recall date: 08/29/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/29/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1996 and 01/30/1997.


STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Recall number: 97V138000
Recall date: 08/29/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/29/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1996 and 01/30/1997.


STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Recall number: 97V138000
Recall date: 08/29/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/29/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1996 and 01/30/1997.


STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Recall number: 97V138000
Recall date: 08/29/1997

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.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MANUAL STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/29/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/1996 and 01/30/1997.


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