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2000 Saab 9-3 2dr Conv SE Auto w/Blue Top

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax type side-impact airbags
  • 3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions
  • Automatic front safety belt tensioners
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Side impact protection system
  • Saab active head restraint system (SAHR) for front seat passengers
  • Front/rear head restraints in outboard positions
  • Reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Saab Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2000 Saab 9-3 2dr Conv SE Auto w/Blue Top
2000 SAAB 9-3:

Bulletin Number: 000601012F
THIS INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO GM DEALERS ON THE CORRECT CLEANING METHODS WHEN CLEANING ENGINE GASKET SEALING SURFACES.

Bulletin Number: 0119041
SERVICE INFORMATION REGARDING THE 2000 VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0129042
2000 MODEL CODE INFORMATION INSTITUTED BY SAAB CARS USA, INC. AS AN INTERNAL SHORT-HAND IDENTIFIER SYSTEM FOR CAR INVENTORY CONTROL, ORDERING AND TECHNICAL FOLLOW-UP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08-089
BUICKCADILLACCHEVROLETGMCHUMMEROLDSMOBILEPONTIACSAABSATURN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT-ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. FCC RULED IN 2002 WIRELESS CARRIERS WOULD NO LONGER R

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 100
INFORMATION ON PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION TIMES FOR 2000 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1139044
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE INTERVALS FOR ELECTRICAL, ENGINE AND ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *TT

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: 2102554
NOISE FROM THE TIMING CHAIN AND OIL SLUDGE IN THE ENGINE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 2482261
SUBJECT REGARDING CAMPAIGN INSTRUCTIONS FOR RECALL 724 ON REPLACING THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). *TT

Bulletin Number: 2912217ED3
SOME VEHICLES WITHIN CERTAIN VIN RANGES MAY EXHIBIT A STICKING CHECK VALVE FOR THE CRANKCASE VENTILATION, PRESSURIZING THE CRANKCASE, AND FORCING ENGINE OIL INTO THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER AND / OR THE FLOW OF COOLANT THROUGH THE TURBO UNIT MAY

Bulletin Number: 2912494
REDUCED PERFORMANCE AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES FOR THE TURBO CONTROL VALVE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 300
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A TRUNK THAT DOES NOT LOCK WHEN THE ALARM IS SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3699035
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN 15402 REGARDING REPLACEMENT OF ONSTAR VEHICLE INTERFACE UNIT (VIU). *TT

Bulletin Number: 381
SUBJECT REGARDING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF TEST BRAKE LIGHTS MESSAGE DELETED FROM SID REPLACEMENT UNITS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 471
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW UPDATE KIT FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 475
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THEY DETECT A VIBRATION DURING ACCELERATION AT 40 - 55 MPH ON MODELS UP TO VIN 72018748, Y7006294. *TT

Bulletin Number: 632
ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF POPPING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8112295
SOME CONVERTIBLE MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING VIN 17004113 MAY EXHIBIT A SOFT TOP THAT MAY STOP HALFWAY DURING CLOSING OR OPENING AND THE SID UNIT SHOWS A CHECK SOFT TOP MESSAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8452282
ON SOME VIGGEN MODELS FROM M99 TO M01 VIN 17016680, THE OUTER BRACKETS OF THE REAR SPOILER CAN WARP, CAUSING THE SPOILER TO VIBRATE AND RATTLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 870
CUSTOMER MAY COMMENT ON A RATTLE FROM THE ENGINE AREA, HEARD ON ACCELERATION, DECELERATION, AND SOMETIMES WHEN STARTING THE VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: PI1394A
THIS INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL PISTONS AND SUGGEST WHAT TOOLS TO USE.

Bulletin Number: PIC4935E
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

Bulletin Number: PIC-4935-E
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

Bulletin Number: PIC-4935-E
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

Bulletin Number: PIC5050A
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN THE STEPS ON REPAIRING THE CONCERN. A CUSTOMER MAY IDENTIFY A CONCERN OF UNABLE TO REACTIVATE A VEHICLE'S ONSTAR THAT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DISABLED BY ONSTAR. DEALER IS TO CA

Bulletin Number: PIC-5050-A
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN THE STEPS ON REPAIRING THE CONCERN. A CUSTOMER MAY IDENTIFY A CONCERN OF UNABLE TO REACTIVATE A VEHICLE'S ONSTAR THAT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DISABLED BY ONSTAR. DEALER IS TO CA

Bulletin Number: PIT5389A
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN ON THE STEPS FOR DIAGNOSING THE CONCERN. THE VEHICLE MAY BE UNABLE TO CONNECT TO ONSTAR USING THE WHITE, BLUE OR RED ONSTAR BUTTONS.

Bulletin Number: PIT5485A
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN, IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

Bulletin Number: PIT5485A
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN, IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

Bulletin Number: PIT5485B
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE, TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

Bulletin Number: PIT5485B
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE, TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

Bulletin Number: SB-10-08-50-003B
GENERAL MOTORS: INFORMATION PROVIDED BY BULLETIN FOR ALL 2012 AND PRIOR GENERAL MOTOR TRUCKS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES REGARDING THE ADJUSTABLE COMFORT AND CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY OF THE DRIVER AND THE PASSENGER HEAD RESTRAINT. *PE


2000 SAAB 9-3 CONVERTIBLE:

Bulletin Number: 100
INFORMATION ON PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION TIMES FOR 2000 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2482261
SUBJECT REGARDING CAMPAIGN INSTRUCTIONS FOR RECALL 724 ON REPLACING THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). *TT

Bulletin Number: MI-811-2716
SAAB SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES CONTROL MODULE'S ANALOGUE INPUTS MAY PRODUCE INVALID SIGNAL. THIS MEANS THE SOFT TOP'S CONTROL MODULE DOES NOT FUNCTION AS INTENDED. DIFFICULTIE

Bulletin Number: MI-811-2716
SAAB SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES CONTROL MODULE'S ANALOGUE INPUTS MAY PRODUCE INVALID SIGNAL. THIS MEANS THE SOFT TOP'S CONTROL MODULE DOES NOT FUNCTION AS INTENDED. DIFFICULTIE

 
Recalls for 2000 Saab 9-3 2dr Conv SE Auto w/Blue Top
2000 SAAB 9-3 CONVERTIBLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 07V087000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/1999 - 07/31/2000
Potential Units Affected: 94377
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.
Consequence:
OVER TIME, THIS COULD CAUSE THE FUEL LINES TO LOOSEN FROM THE PUMP RESULTING IN FUEL LEAKAGE. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT, THE FUEL MAY IGNITE RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL DEVELOP A SECURING BRACKET THAT WILL SECURE THE FUEL LINES TO THE FUEL PUMP EVEN IF THE PLASTIC RETAINING TABS SHOULD BREAK. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2007. THIS IS AN EXPANSION OF PREVIOUS RECALL CAMPAIGNS - SEE 04V557 AND 06V126. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
 


2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS

  • Front Passenger Airbag
  • Automatic Locking Retractors Located On Rear 3-Point Passenger Seatbelts
  • 3-Point Front Seatbelts With Force Limiters
  • 3-Point Outboard Rear Seatbelts
  • L A T C H
  • Front Driver Manual Lumbar Support
  • Driver Airbag
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Mitsubishi Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Mitsubishi Diamante Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse 443Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor 5455Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Galant 5554Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer 44244
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Not
Tested
Not
Tested
24Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 4355Not
Tested
2004 Mitsubishi Outlander 4454Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander GS
2004 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER:

Bulletin Number: 0314002
CORRECTED SPECIFIED ENGINE COOLANT - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355006R
AIR CONDITIONING REFRIGERANT PIPE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355008
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MOT

Bulletin Number: 0355008R
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC.) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MO

Bulletin Number: 0413003
POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR HIGH SPEED MISFIRE, SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT AND (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300 - P0306). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0442A001
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (ALL 2004 MODELS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0442A002
NEW CONVERTIBLE TOP SERVICE PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0542A004
CONVERTIBLE TOP LATCH REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 09012004
BEARING INSPECTION. *EH

Bulletin Number: 137
REPROGRAMMING THE PCM DRIVABILITY OR SENSITIVITY ISSUES CAN BE CORRECTED. *KB

Bulletin Number: MEDICUpdate517
This is a message sent to dealers, to inform them that an update for MEDIC will be available.

Bulletin Number: SC03002
VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION (VECI) LABEL SERVICE CAMPAIGN. 2004 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB-19-00-008
This is a Technical Service Bulletin sent to dealers. This bulletin supersedes TSB-18-00-003, issued April, 2018, to add updated information for Carrying Capacity Reduced Label.

Bulletin Number: TT237
This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

 
Recalls for 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander GS
2004 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V338000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 01/19/2000 - 03/18/2005
Potential Units Affected: 443442
Defect Description:
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2000-2005 Eclipse vehicles manufactured April 5, 1999, to December 17, 2004, 2001-2005 Eclipse Spyder vehicles manufactured January 19, 2000, to March 18, 2005, 2001-2005 Chrysler Sebring vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 21, 2005, and 2001-2005 Dodge Stratus vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 22, 2005. In the affected vehicles, the passenger side sun visor may be folded down in such a position that, if the passenger frontal air bag deploys, the passenger side sun visor may detach.
Consequence:
If the passenger side sun visor detaches and is propelled rearward, there is an increased risk of occupant injury.
Action to take:
MMNA will notify their owners, and Chrysler will notify the Chrysler and Dodge owners. Dealers will install a tether strap to retain the passenger sun visor, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2015. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-15-005. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R30.
2004 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V442000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/25/2003 - 09/11/2003
Potential Units Affected: 17087
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL RETURN LINE HOSE FITTING ON THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP MAY BE RESTRICTED, CAUSING EXCESSIVE FUEL PRESSURE TO BUILD UP IN THE FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM. EXCESSIVE FUEL PRESSURE MAY RESULT IN A LEAK IN THE FUEL RETURN HOSE.
Consequence:
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP PRESSURE. THOSE VEHICLES EXHIBITING HIGHER THAN NORMAL FUEL PUMP PRESSURE WILL RECEIVE FUEL PUMP MODIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN DECEMBER 3, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037 OR MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-800-981-0452.
2004 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V312000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 04/16/2004 - 06/20/2004
Potential Units Affected: 834
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL RETURN LINE HOSE FITTING ON THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP MAY BE IMPROPERLY MOLDED.
Consequence:
BREAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A LEAKAGE OF FUEL AND IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, IT COULD RESULT A FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.
2004 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V428000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/2000 - 08/31/2004
Potential Units Affected: 100432
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' THE BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REMOVABLE AIR BAG WARNING LABELS AFFIXED TO THE DASH AND TO THE SUNVISOR DO NOT MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Consequence:
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Action to take:
MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN WILL MAIL A CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION LETTER CONTAINING A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION AND A GRAPHIC OF THE BI-LINGUAL DASHBOARD AIR BAG WARNING LABEL. IN ADDITION, ALL CURRENT 2000-2004 NATIVA OWNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE REPLACEMENT AIR BAG ALERT LABELS FOR THE SUN VISORS. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH OR APRIL 2005. THE NOTIFICATION TO THE NATIVA OWNERS IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL OR MAY 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-787-251-8715.
 






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