1997 Saturn SL Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    09E047000
    Recall Date
    07/24/2009
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    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
    09E047000
    Recall Date
    07/24/2009
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    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
    09E047000
    Recall Date
    07/24/2009
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    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
    09E047000
    Recall Date
    07/24/2009
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    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
    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
    09E012000
    Recall Date
    04/07/2009
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    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
    09E012000
    Recall Date
    04/07/2009
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    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
    09E012000
    Recall Date
    04/07/2009
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    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
    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
    97V155000
    Recall Date
    09/12/1997
    Component
    SEATS
    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
    97V155000
    Recall Date
    09/12/1997
    Component
    SEATS
    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
    97V155000
    Recall Date
    09/12/1997
    Component
    SEATS
    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)
    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.

  • Recall Number
    97V138000
    Recall Date
    08/29/1997
    Component
    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
    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.

  • Recall Number
    97V138000
    Recall Date
    08/29/1997
    Component
    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
    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.

  • Recall Number
    97V138000
    Recall Date
    08/29/1997
    Component
    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
    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.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.