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Safety Features



2000 Chrysler Concorde 4dr Sdn LX

  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Front height-adjustable shoulder belts
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats w/manual adjustable driver lumbar support
  • Passenger assist handles
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2000 Chrysler 300M 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Cirrus 3432Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Concorde 4443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler LHS 3443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4453Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE:

Bulletin Number: 0042
ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION FOR LOOSE STEERING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01014
INSTRUMENT PANEL END CAP INSTALLATION. ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION *TT

Bulletin Number: 0200103
SQUEAKING SOUND FROM REAR STRUT(S). *TT

Bulletin Number: 020100
CONCERNS WITH A SQUEAKING NOISE FROM FRONT STRUT(S) DURING SUSPENSION JOUNCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 021699
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONSTANT LEAD OR PULL ON A FLAT NON-CROWNED ROAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0700202
SUBJECT REGARDING LOW OR NO CABIN HEAD, ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM SYSTEM FILL PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOW TONE GROWL SOUND CAN BE HEARD COMING FROM THE ENGINE FOLLOWING A COLD START WHILE IN DRIVE OR REVERSE WITH ENGINE RPM BETWEEN 1000 AND 1300 RPM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ENGINE OVERHEATING AND / OR COOLANT BOTTLE FAILURES AFTER SERVICE HAS BEEN PERFORMED ON THE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0800600REV
SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB

Bulletin Number: 0800702
SUBJECT REGARDING REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 0801001
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801505
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 080200
SUBJECT REGARDING HEADLAMP WELT SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0802203
HEADLAMP/INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATION. 2004 MODELS INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0803006
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB

Bulletin Number: 0803100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE WINDOW STICKS IN THE UP POSITION. THIS CONDITION MAY BE INTERMITTENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080600
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080800
CONCERNS WITH AN INOPERATIVE OR INTERMITTENT REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) TRANSMITTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080900
INFORMATION REGARDING HEADLAMP SERVICE CHANGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 081499
CONDITIONS WITH VEHICLE START AND STALL OR VEHICLE NO-START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 082700
SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM (VTA) AND OVERHEAD TEMPERATURE SLOW TO UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199REVA
SUBJECT ON INTERMITTENT VTA, OVERHEAD TEMP. SLOW TO UPDATE, A/C POOR PERFORMANCE AFTER START-UP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 083799
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084099
DISCUSSION STATING THAT CURRENTLY, WINDOW MOTORS ARE BEING SERVICED SEPARATELY FROM THE WINDOW REGULATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084199
SUBJECT REGARDING CD MECHANISM SHIPPING PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900203
ENGINE STUMBLE AND/OR MISFIRE - MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900204
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO MARCH 31, 2003. *MN

Bulletin Number: 0900503
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400103
FUEL TANK SLOW TO FILL. INCLUDING MY2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400301
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE FUEL TANK IS SLOW TO FILL BECAUSE OF LACK OF VENTING. THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES CORRECTING KINKED / PLUGGED FUEL TANK VENT LINES AND / OR REPLACING THE FUEL TANK CONTROL VALVE AND / OR REPLACING THE LEAK DETEC

Bulletin Number: 180100
SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801201
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801801
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INFREQUENT ERRATIC IDLE . *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1900101
SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900300B
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190100
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT RATTLE SOUND COMING FROM FRONT OF VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300A
EXPERIENCING LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190899
INFORMATION WHEN SERVICING THE INNER TIE ROD END TO STEERING GEAR ATTACHMENTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100601
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 210599A
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY AND INSTALLATION OF A RESUABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211099
SUBJECT REGARDING AUXILIARY DIFFERENTIAL VENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211699
NEW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE (ATF +4 TYPE 9602). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 211799
SUBJECT ON REDUCED DIFFERENTIAL FILL LEVEL/SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CHANGE INTERVAL. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 2200102
CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 220499
SUBJECT CONCERNING THE STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 2301103
SAG OR RATTLE AT REAR OF HEADLINER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2301302
SUBJECT REGARDING A SNAPPING SOUND WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING FRONT DOOR. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301502
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301901
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A POWER SEAT ADJUSTER LOOSE FORE/AFT.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 230200
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTION VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 2302701
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303800
SUBJECT REGARDING SEAT BELT TURNING LOOP COVER REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303900
INFORMATION ON DOOR GLASS LIFT PLATE SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2304702
INTERIOR FRONT DOOR HANDLE/BEZEL REPLACEMENT. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 230700
EXPERIENCING WIND NOISE HEARD FROM THE SUNROOF OR B-PILLAR FORWARD IN THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ABOVE 55 MPH OR AT LOWER SPEEDS INTO A HEADWIND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 232099
DIAMLER CHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 232099A
DAIMLER CHRYSLER IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 235499
SUBJECT REGARDING FLAG SPEAKER MOUNTING SCREW MAY CONTACT THE BODY MOUNTED DOOR SEALS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400204
AIR CONDITIONER AND HEATER PERFORMANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400901
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO A/C HEATER PERFORMANCE.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 2401305
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 240200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE A/C AND HEATER SYSTEMS INCLUDING: LACK OF COLD AIR, LACK OF HOT AIR, UNREQUESTED MODE CHANGE (ATC ONLY), NO CONTROL OF MODE OR TEMPERATURE CONTROL OR DITHERING / TAPPING BLEND DOOR NOISE

Bulletin Number: 2500102A
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0442, P0455, OR P0456 - LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP), LEAK DETECTED. THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 25-001-02 DATED FEB 11, 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600401
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE / DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600501
THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN CONTAINS BOTH UPDATED SELF-ADHESIVE SERVICE AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL PAGES AND UPDATE PAGES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600701
INFORMATION REGARDING SERVICE/DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2601200
INFORMATION ON SERVICE PUBLICATION UPDATES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 857
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE MAY INTERMITTENTLY CAUSE THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM NOT TO FUNCTION AFTER THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF AND THE DOORS ARE LOCKED; THE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT POOR A/C P

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

Bulletin Number: 9003623
Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = WB000019

Bulletin Number: 9925
SUBJECT REGARDING THE INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9926
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE DEALER REIMBURSEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

 
Recalls for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V273000
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/19/1999 - 06/29/2001
Potential Units Affected: 282470
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES (NON-SUNROOF ONLY) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR INJURY IF THE OCCUPANT'S HEAD WERE TO CONTACT THE B-PILLAR.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE SENT A STORAGE BIN ACCESSORY UNIT THAT CAN BE ATTACHED TO THE B-PILLAR ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. HOWEVER, IF AN OWNER WISHES, THE DEALER CAN PERFORM THE INSTALLATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 17, 2001. 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V034000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 04/15/1999 - 08/17/1999
Potential Units Affected: 204000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT SHOULDER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE TURNING LOOP (ATL) TOP MOUNTING BOLT WAS INADEQUATELY MANUFACTURED.
Consequence:
THE AFFECTED MOUNTING BOLTS MAY NOT WITHSTAND SUFFICIENT FORCE TO FUNCTION PROPERLY IN CERTAIN IMPACT SITUATIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A BELTED OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHOULDER BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTER MOUNTING BOLTS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V180000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/20/2000 - 06/20/2000
Potential Units Affected: 160
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: NON-ABS EQUIPPED PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING MAY HAVE BEEN BENT INWARD DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS. THE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON MAY BE IN A "BRAKE APPLIED" POSITION DUE TO THE DAMAGED PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING. WHEN THE PISTON IS IN THE APPLIED POSITION, THE FLUID COMPENSATION PORTS ARE CLOSED WHICH RESULTS IN A BRAKE DRAG CONDITION.
Consequence:
IF THE BRAKE OVERHEAT, BRAKE FADING COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN NEEDED STOPPING DISTANCE. SHOULD A DRIVER NOT ANTICIPATE THE EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE, THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V366000
Component: CHILD SEAT
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/15/1999 - 10/31/2000
Potential Units Affected: 1211756
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING INSTRUCTIONS THAT PROVIDE A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, FOR PROPERLY ATTACHING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM'S TETHER STRAP TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGE.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDENDUM TO THE OWNER'S MANUALS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V033000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/15/1999 - 10/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 7580
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOLDING FLASH ON THE PRIMARY LEVER MAY PREVENT THE OPERATION OF THE G-LOCK AND TILT LOCK FUNCTIONS ON SOME OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE RETRACTORS.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS IN A FRONTAL CRASH SITUATION, DRIVER PROTECTION FROM THE SEAT BELT MAY BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V343000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/30/1999 - 11/08/1999
Potential Units Affected: 350
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR ASSEMBLY CONTAINS AN INCORRECT INFLATOR CHARGE AMOUNT.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A PASSENGER OCCUPANT INJURY UNDER CERTAIN ACCIDENT CONDITIONS.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULE WITH A CORRECT MODULE.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V035000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 09/01/1997 - 04/27/2002
Potential Units Affected: 1066000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SEAT BACK RECLINER BOLT BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK RECLINING UNEXPECTEDLY.
Consequence:
IF THE SEAT BACK UNEXPECTEDLY RECLINES WHILE THE CAR IS BEING DRIVEN, IT COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2003. 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
 


1998 Saab 900 5dr Sdn SE Turbo Auto

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • 3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions
  • Automatic front safety belt tensioners
  • Front height-adjustable safety belts
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Side impact protection system
  • Child security rear door locks
  • Front/rear head restraints in outboard positions
  • Electrically heated reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support
 
Crash Test Results for the 1998 Saab Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1998 Saab 900 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1998 Saab 900 5dr Sdn SE Turbo Auto
1998 SAAB 900:

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

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

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

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

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: 8112119
SOME CONVERTIBLES WITHIN CERTAIN VIN RANGES MAY EXHIBIT A TWISTED SEAT BELT(S) IN THE STRAP GUIDE. *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: 8502005
RECALL CAMPAIGN INFORMATION ON AFFIXING AIRBAG LABEL. *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: 98071011938
SERVICE INFORMATION CONTAINS THE ESSENTIAL SPECIAL TOOLS.

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


1998 SAAB 9000:

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

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

Bulletin Number: 4711936
VEHICLES SPEEDOMETER STOPS WORKING. *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: 8502006
RECALL CAMPAIGN INFORMATION ON AFFIXING AIRBAG LABEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8521864
EXPERIENCING A RATTLE / PLAY NOISE FROM THE ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE FRONT SEATS. *YC

 
Recalls for 1998 Saab 900 5dr Sdn SE Turbo Auto
1998 SAAB 900
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V222000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/17/1997 - 12/21/1997
Potential Units Affected: 12036
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. STATIC ELECTRICITY CAN BUILD UP WITHIN THE PASSENGER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE AND CREATE ENOUGH OF A CHARGE TO CAUSE AN INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT. MOST OF THESE INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENTS HAVE OCCURRED IN COOLER, DRY WEATHER, AND HAVE GENERALLY INCLUDED DUSTING OR WIPING OF THE DASHBOARD, STARTING THE CAR, OR CLOSING THE DOOR.
Consequence:
UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FRONT PASSENGER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE GROUNDING STRAP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 24, 2001. 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 SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
1998 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.
1998 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.
1998 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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