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1997 Saab 900 5dr Sdn S Auto w/Sunroof

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Electrically heated reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support
  • Automatic front safety belt tensioners
  • Front height-adjustable safety belts
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Side impact protection system
  • Child security rear door locks
  • 3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions
  • Front/rear head restraints in outboard positions
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Saab Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
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Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Saab 900 44Not
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Service Bulletins for 1997 Saab 900 5dr Sdn S Auto w/Sunroof
1997 SAAB 900:

Bulletin Number: 01/970731
ADJUSTMENT OF BEARING TENSION. *TW

Bulletin Number: 01/970732
LOOSENING REAR WINDOW RUBBER MOLDING. *TW

Bulletin Number: 100
NEW ESSENTIAL SPECIAL TOOL: TERMINAL REPAIR KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Bulletin Number: 210
CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 211
TEMPERATURE SENDING UNITS FOR REPLACEMENT CYLINDER HEADS FOR VEHICLES WITH 4 CYLINDER ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 231
ADDRESSING ENGINE NOISE COMPLAINTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3111773
SUBJECT ON LONG-TERM STORAGE OF HYBRID BATTERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3512028
CONCERNS WITH LOOSE SEAL AROUND FRONT DIRECTION INDICTORS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3512028
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE SEAL AROUND THE FRONT DIRECTION INDICATORS / LIGHT CLUSTER CAN COME LOOSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3632027
CONCERNS WITH NUTS ON REAR WINDOW AND WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS COME LOOSE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3671771
CONCERNS WHEN ANTENNA FAILS TO GO UP / DOWN COMPLETELY ON VEHICLES WITHIN V2037949 AND V7010251. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3719008ED2
INFORMATION ON DELETING DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS AT CUSTOMER' REQUEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3719008ED2
INFORMATION ON DELETING DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS AT CUSTOMER' REQUEST. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3811932
INFORMATION ON ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINT OF LOW OIL LEVEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3832062
SERVICE INFORMATION DESCRIBING FAULT DIAGNOSIS OF REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTION FOR ANIT-THEFT ALARM. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3911902
A CUSTOMER COMPLAINT CONCERNING BATTERY, DISCHARGING THROUGH LIGHT SWITCH IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3911902
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF BATTERY, DISCHARGING THROUGH LIGHT SWITCH IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3911968
SUBJECT ON INTERIOR LIGHTING NOT WORKING SATISFACTORILY ON VEHICLES FROM VIN V2039303 TO VIN V2043433. *YC

Bulletin Number: 440
REMANUFACTURED AISIN AW TRANSMISSION, NO REVERSE AND / OR ERRATIC SHIFTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 524
PEDAL RAISING KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 641
COMPLAINTS REGARDING NOISY OR HARD TO OPERATE TELESCOPIC STEERING ACTION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 7311821
EXPERIENCING NOISE FROM FRONT ASSEMBLY, FAULT DIAGNOSIS HINTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 811
ADDRESSING COMPLAINT OF WATER LEAKS FROM AREA AROUND DOOR MIRROR. *JD

Bulletin Number: 8111859
COMPLAINTS OF WEAR MARKS ON SOFT-TOP CLOTH. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8111859
CONCERNS WITH WEAR MARKS ON SOFT-TOP CLOTH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8111951
HEADLINING FASTENS TO THE FRONT SIDE RAILS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8111984
INFORMATION ON REPLACING CONNECTING TAB ON ELECTRICALLY HEATED REAR WINDOW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8111988
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE SOFT TOP (TONNEAU) COVER LATCHES MAY NOT OPEN FULLY OR FAST ENOUGH WHEN THE SOFT TOP COVER IS BEING OPENED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8112099
CONCERNS WITH CRACKS IN SOFT TOP COVER FOIL STRIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8112156
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT IRRITATING ROAD AND WIND NOISE PENETRATING INTO THE CABIN THROUGH THE COVER AT THE TOP OF THE B-PILLAR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 831
NOTIFICATION TO STOP PERFORMING PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN SI-831-1823 TO ADDRESS A COMPLAINT OF REAR DOORS DUFFICULT TO OPEN FROM OUTSIDE ON MODELS UP TO W2019950. *TT

Bulletin Number: 850
SRS (AIRBAG) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES MISSING FROM WORKSHOP INFORMATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 850
SUBJECT REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF SRS WIRING HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8521878
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SEAT BACKREST DIFFICULT TO TIP FORWARD. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8542143
ADDRESSING CONCERNS WITH VARIOUS TYPES OF NOISES HEARD FROM THE A/C SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 870
DIAGNOSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY THE ANTI-FROST SWITCH ON VEHICLES WITH VIN T2037750 AND T7010027. *YC

Bulletin Number: 870
ELECTRONIC ANTIFROST THERMOSTAT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 870
TECHNICAL SERVICE BROADCAST ON CORRECT INSTALLATION OF FAN SPEED CONTROLLER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 931
CD PLAYER LOCKING UP/RADIO WILL NOT POWER UP ON NEW STYLE 900 MODELS. *JD

Bulletin Number: 980728870
ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF NOISY A/C. *YC


1997 SAAB 9000:

Bulletin Number: 01/970731
ADJUSTMENT OF BEARING TENSION. *TW

Bulletin Number: 100
NEW ESSENTIAL SPECIAL TOOL: TERMINAL REPAIR KIT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Bulletin Number: 200
TECHNICAL SERVICE BROADCAST ON SETTING DTC P0300 ON SOME MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 210
CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 211
TEMPERATURE SENDING UNITS FOR REPLACEMENT CYLINDER HEADS FOR VEHICLES WITH 4 CYLINDER ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 2482035
BACKGROUD INFORMATION IN DIAGNOSING A DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINT OR THE CHECK ENGINE LAMP COMING ON. *YC

Bulletin Number: 3111773
SUBJECT ON LONG-TERM STORAGE OF HYBRID BATTERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4401762
VEHICLES EXPERIENCING NOISE AND VIBRATIONS WHEN DOWNSHIFTING 4-3 AND 3-2. *TT

Bulletin Number: 471
NEW METHOD OF PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT. *JD

Bulletin Number: 4711936
VEHICLES SPEEDOMETER STOPS WORKING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 6441954
REVISIONS TO SERVICE MANUAL GROUP 6 FRONT ASSEMBLY, STEERING ON VEHICLES UP TO AND INCLUDING M97 VIN V1014201 TO VIN V1014202. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8011939
CONDITION WITH HOOD ( BONNET ) WILL NOT OPEN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 8121983
CONDITIONS WITH FRONT ROOF CONSOLE RATTLING ON CARS WITH SUNROOF. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970923981816
EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH CAC "ONE PIECE" HOSE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97112498100
INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE. *YC

 
Recalls for 1997 Saab 900 5dr Sdn S Auto w/Sunroof
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V139000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 02/25/1997 - 12/21/1997
Potential Units Affected: 39313
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON THE DRIVER SIDE VISOR WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT PROPERLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF THE AIR BAG SYSTEM AND THE NEED TO USE SEAT BELTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ALERT LABEL TO BE INSTALLED ON THE VISIBLE SIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SUN VISOR. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V046000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 52500
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ZINC-COATED THROTTLE CONTROL LEVER BUSHING WITH A NICKEL-COATED BUSHING AND BOLT.
1997 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V038000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/06/1993 - 12/21/1997
Potential Units Affected: 92505
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
1997 SAAB 9000
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V139000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 02/25/1997 - 01/09/1998
Potential Units Affected: 39313
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON THE DRIVER SIDE VISOR WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT PROPERLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF THE AIR BAG SYSTEM AND THE NEED TO USE SEAT BELTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ALERT LABEL TO BE INSTALLED ON THE VISIBLE SIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SUN VISOR. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
 


1999 Daewoo Lanos 4dr Sdn SE Manual

  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Driver & front passenger air bag
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Daewoo Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Daewoo Lanos 4dr Sdn SE Manual
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 1999 Daewoo Lanos 4dr Sdn SE Manual
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V394000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 03/09/1997 - 12/20/2002
Potential Units Affected: 4305
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR MAY MELT RESULTING IN A BURNING SMELL AND VISIBLE SMOKE, WHICH MAY SUBSEQUENTLY LEAD TO THE MELTING OF THE CAMSHAFT COVER AND THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR WIRE HARNESS.
Consequence:
THIS COULD POSSIBLY CAUSE AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSORS AND INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL FUSE. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO PUERTO RICO AT 1-877-362-1234 OPTION 6.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V131002
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 12/09/1997 - 10/17/2000
Potential Units Affected: 13103
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH IN WHICH THE AIR BAGS DO NOT DEPLOY, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF INCREASED HEAD INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER SHOULD CONTACT WITH THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COVER OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW ENERGY ABSORBING AIR BAG MOUNTING BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO AT 1-877-362-1234, SELECTION 1.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V305000
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 03/03/1998 - 05/29/1998
Potential Units Affected: 1063
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 3 AND 4-DOOR PASSENGER SEDANS. THE STEERING WHEEL CENTER BUSHING CONNECTING THE STEERING WHEEL HUB TO THE STEERING COLUMN CAN SLIP.
Consequence:
IF THIS CONDITION WERE TO OCCUR, EXCESSIVE FREE PLAY AND LOOSENESS OF THE VEHICLE STEERING COULD RESULT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING STEERING WHEEL WITH A REVISED VERSION.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V357000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 10/19/1997 - 11/13/2001
Potential Units Affected: 11576
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR MAY MELT RESULTING IN A BURNING SMELL AND VISIBLE SMOKE, WHICH MAY SUBSEQUENTLY LEAD TO THE MELTING OF THE CAMSHAFT COVER AND THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR WIRE HARNESS.
Consequence:
THIS COULD POSSIBLY CAUSE AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSORS AND INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL FUSE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO AT 1-877-362-1234, OPTION 6, OR FIND A LOCAL DEALER THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.DAEWOOUS.COM.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V131001
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 10/19/1997 - 09/14/2001
Potential Units Affected: 56912
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH IN WHICH THE AIR BAGS DO NOT DEPLOY, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF INCREASED HEAD INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER SHOULD CONTACT WITH THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COVER OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW ENERGY ABSORBING AIR BAG MOUNTING BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO AT 1-877-362-1234, SELECTION 1.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V336001
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR CO., LTD
Manufacture Dates: 10/14/1997 - 09/28/1999
Potential Units Affected: 2811
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ALLOY WHEELS. THESE WHEELS WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT THE STEEL BUSHING INSERTS AROUND THE WHEEL BOLT OPENINGS, ALLOWING FRICTION BETWEEN THE WHEEL BOLT SEATS AND THE WHEEL BOLTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN THE BOLTS LOOSENING DURING HARD BRAKING.
Consequence:
THE WHEEL COULD DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE WHEEL BOLTS AND WILL UPDATE THE OWNER'S MANUAL WHEEL BOLT TORQUE SPECIFICATION.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V090002
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR GUAM
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 124
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 214, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH." INCORRECT POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PAD TO THE REAR, INSTEAD OF THE MIDDLE, OF THE DOOR ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT ACCIDENT, THE PELVIC PROTECTION FOR THE DRIVER OR FRONT PASSENGER WOULD BE REDUCED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION PAD.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V305001
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 12/01/1997 - 05/29/1998
Potential Units Affected: 1077
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 3 AND 4-DOOR PASSENGER SEDANS LOCATED IN PUERTO RICO. THE STEERING WHEEL CAN BECOME DAMAGED FROM OVER-ROTATION.
Consequence:
IF THIS CONDITION WERE TO OCCUR, A LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING COULD RESULT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING STEERING WHEEL WITH A REVISED VERSION.
1999 DAEWOO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V090000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 10/10/1997 - 03/15/1999
Potential Units Affected: 2929
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 214, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH." INCORRECT POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PAD TO THE REAR, INSTEAD OF THE MIDDLE, OF THE DOOR ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT ACCIDENT, THE PELVIC PROTECTION FOR THE DRIVER OR FRONT PASSENGER WOULD BE REDUCED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION PAD.
1999 DAEWOO PUERTO RICO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V131002
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 02/26/1997 - 09/20/2001
Potential Units Affected: 13103
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH IN WHICH THE AIR BAGS DO NOT DEPLOY, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF INCREASED HEAD INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER SHOULD CONTACT WITH THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COVER OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW ENERGY ABSORBING AIR BAG MOUNTING BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO AT 1-877-362-1234, SELECTION 1.
1999 DAEWOO PUERTO RICO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V336002
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturer: DAEWOO DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 06/03/1997 - 09/28/1999
Potential Units Affected: 1634
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ALLOY WHEELS AND SOLD IN PUERTO RICO. THESE WHEELS WERE MANUFACTURED WITHOUT THE STEEL BUSHING INSERTS AROUND THE WHEEL BOLT OPENINGS, ALLOWING FRICTION BETWEEN THE WHEEL BOLT SEATS AND THE WHEEL BOLTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN THE BOLTS LOOSENING DURING HARD BRAKING.
Consequence:
THE WHEEL COULD DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL RETORQUE THE WHEEL BOLTS AND WILL UPDATE THE OWNER'S MANUAL WHEEL BOLT TORQUE SPECIFICATION.
1999 DAEWOO PUERTO RICO LANOS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V090001
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer: DAEWOO MOTOR DE PUERTO RICO
Manufacture Dates: 06/16/1997 - 03/15/1998
Potential Units Affected: 9794
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 214, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH." INCORRECT POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PAD TO THE REAR, INSTEAD OF THE MIDDLE, OF THE DOOR ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT ACCIDENT, THE PELVIC PROTECTION FOR THE DRIVER OR FRONT PASSENGER WOULD BE REDUCED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE POSITION OF THE SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION PAD.
 






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