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1999 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Manual

  • 6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads
  • Front/rear crumple zones
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Acura Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Acura RL 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Acura RL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Manual
1999 ACURA CL:

Bulletin Number: 00021
CONCERNS WITH SHUDDER OR JUDDER WHEN DRIVING AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 20 AND 40 MPH. THIS VIBRATION IS MOST NOTICEABLE WHEN THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH IS IN THE PARTIAL LOCK-UP MODE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010200
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010200
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING THE OIL PUMP O-RING FOR 1998 AND 1999 2.3CL MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01022
CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 01037
INFORMATION REGARDING COOLANT LEAK FROM THE ENGINE BLOCK. *JB

Bulletin Number: 01037
SUBJECT REGARDING COOLANT LEAKING WHERE THE CONNECTING PIPE FITS INTO THE ENGINE BLOCK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01041
V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 - 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 - 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB

Bulletin Number: 01162005
P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

Bulletin Number: 03001
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMES ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1457 EVAP BYPASS SOLENOID VALVE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03034
SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060199
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080101
SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM

Bulletin Number: 090105
HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 090199
SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKS, WON'T START WITH TYPE II IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1002
RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102703
RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITIO

Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1102
THE HOMELINK SYSTEM MAY HAVE TEST INFORMATION STORED IN MEMORY THAT MUST BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE PROGRAMMED. *NM

Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 126
SOME VEHICLES UP TO VIN YA2-XL012965 MIGHT EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH A P0740 CODE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 300501
AMERICAN HONDA, HONDA OF AMERICA MANUFACTURING, AND DELPHI WILL CONDUCT THE RETURN OF CERTAIN DELPHI BATTERIES. THE BATTERIES INVOLVED ARE DELPHI FREEDOM GROUP SIZE 35, CCA 440. *TT

Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD

Bulletin Number: 99001
SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99011
CONCERNS WITH REMOTE AUDIO SWITCHES NOT WORKING PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99018
SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH

Bulletin Number: 99045
SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB

Bulletin Number: 991001
BRIEF INFORMATION ON REPLACING A LEAKY TORQUE CONVERTER SEAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: SB-0708
ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY STEERI

 
Recalls for 1999 Acura RL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Manual
1999 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V120000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 09/09/1998 - 08/24/1999
Potential Units Affected: 1000000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.
Consequence:
WORN CONTACTS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 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 HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
1999 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V423000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 09/09/1998 - 02/12/1999
Potential Units Affected: 563861
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS, THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO THE "OFF" POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY WITHOUT SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION TO "PARK."
Consequence:
IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR DOES NOT SHIFT TO "PARK" BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL PERFORM AN INSPECTION PROCEDURE THAT DETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF CYLINDER BODY WEAR. IF SIGNIFICANT WEAR IS INDICATED, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE CYLINDER BODY, COLLAR, AND LATCH PLATE. IF NO SIGNS OF WEAR ARE INDICATED, DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LATCH PLATE WITH A REDESIGNED PART. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 8, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
 


1997 Saab 900 3dr Cpe S Manual

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






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