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2015 Lamborghini Aventador 2dr Conv 50th Anniversario

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension, Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • Rollover Protection Bars
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Headlights-Auto-Leveling
 
Crash Test Results for the 2015 Lamborghini Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2015 Lamborghini Aventador 2dr Conv 50th Anniversario
2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR:

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.02.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed the replacement codes in case of rupture of one or both the air intake deflector?s PIN.

Bulletin Number: BI.07.17
Information Bulletin on the Variable Timing Mechanisms on the Aventador.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.01.16
ENGINE SW UPDATE: TO PREVENT A FALSE MIL FROM BEING DISPLAYED ON DASHBOARD WHEN ENGINE IS WARM AND IDLING AS CONSEQUENCE OF THE VVT EXHAUST THAT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE DESIRED POSITION.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.03.16
WARRANTY BOOKLET INTEGRATION

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.03.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa found some cars in which the insulation for blow by pipes are noncompliant with our quality esthetical standards, therefore has decided to introduce new designed pipes

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.16
ON SOME VEHICLES THE MESSAGE WHICH WARNS FOR THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF THE CATALYST MAY ERRONEOUSLY APPEARS ON THE DASHBOARD.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Auto-mobili Lamborghini Spa introduced on Aventador SV two air deflectors under the front bumper to enhance the underbody aerodynamic.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Auto-mobili Lamborghini Spa introduced on Aventador SV two air deflectors under the front bumper to enhance the underbody aerodynamic.

Bulletin Number: L73XA0517
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa introduced new fuel stickers specifying the recommended minimum octane number expressed in RON (Research Octane Number) or AKI (Anti-Knock Index) for the gasoline to

Bulletin Number: L73XA0517
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa introduced new fuel stickers specifying the recommended minimum octane number expressed in RON (Research Octane Number) or AKI (Anti-Knock Index) for the gasoline to

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.18
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has introduced a new relay for e-gear pump.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.19
Automobili Lamborghini SpA has encountered a mistake on the emergency procedure for opening the fuel flap actuator on the owner?s Handbook, therefore apply the label for the correction.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.19
Automobili Lamborghini SpA has encountered a mistake on the emergency procedure for opening the fuel flap actuator on the owner?s Handbook, therefore apply the label for the correction.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.18
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has identified a problem in the idler roller.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.19
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.19
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.09.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa found that the water expansion tank may leak either under severe driving condition or at high ambient temperature.

Bulletin Number: L73X-T-08-19
As a result of a continuous product monitoring, Automo-bili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-T-08-19
As a result of a continuous product monitoring, Automo-bili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: TPI_LB73X.02.18
Information bulletin for the correct assembly of anti-noise felts on Lamborghini Aventador.


2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR ROADSTER:

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.01.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed that the emergency opening procedure of the petrol window described in the owner's manual supplied with the cars is incomplete.

Bulletin Number: BI.02.18
Lamborghini dealers are informed the replacement codes in case of rupture of one or both the air intake deflector?s PIN.

Bulletin Number: BI.07.17
Information Bulletin on the Variable Timing Mechanisms on the Aventador.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.01.16
ENGINE SW UPDATE: TO PREVENT A FALSE MIL FROM BEING DISPLAYED ON DASHBOARD WHEN ENGINE IS WARM AND IDLING AS CONSEQUENCE OF THE VVT EXHAUST THAT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE DESIRED POSITION.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.03.16
WARRANTY BOOKLET INTEGRATION

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.03.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa found some cars in which the insulation for blow by pipes are noncompliant with our quality esthetical standards, therefore has decided to introduce new designed pipes

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.16
ON SOME VEHICLES THE MESSAGE WHICH WARNS FOR THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF THE CATALYST MAY ERRONEOUSLY APPEARS ON THE DASHBOARD.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Auto-mobili Lamborghini Spa introduced on Aventador SV two air deflectors under the front bumper to enhance the underbody aerodynamic.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.04.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Auto-mobili Lamborghini Spa introduced on Aventador SV two air deflectors under the front bumper to enhance the underbody aerodynamic.

Bulletin Number: L73XA0517
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa introduced new fuel stickers specifying the recommended minimum octane number expressed in RON (Research Octane Number) or AKI (Anti-Knock Index) for the gasoline to

Bulletin Number: L73XA0517
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa introduced new fuel stickers specifying the recommended minimum octane number expressed in RON (Research Octane Number) or AKI (Anti-Knock Index) for the gasoline to

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.18
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has introduced a new relay for e-gear pump.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.19
Automobili Lamborghini SpA has encountered a mistake on the emergency procedure for opening the fuel flap actuator on the owner?s Handbook, therefore apply the label for the correction.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.06.19
Automobili Lamborghini SpA has encountered a mistake on the emergency procedure for opening the fuel flap actuator on the owner?s Handbook, therefore apply the label for the correction.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.18
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has identified a problem in the idler roller.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.19
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.07.19
Automobili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-A.09.17
As a result of continuous product monitoring, Automobili Lamborghini Spa found that the water expansion tank may leak either under severe driving condition or at high ambient temperature.

Bulletin Number: L73X-T-08-19
As a result of a continuous product monitoring, Automo-bili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: L73X-T-08-19
As a result of a continuous product monitoring, Automo-bili Lamborghini Spa has detected that in some cases the cold junctions for thermocouples could detect an incorrect catalyst temperature due to the actual mounting position.

Bulletin Number: TPI_LB73X.02.18
Information bulletin for the correct assembly of anti-noise felts on Lamborghini Aventador.

 
Recalls for 2015 Lamborghini Aventador 2dr Conv 50th Anniversario
2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V073000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Manufacture Dates: 03/22/2011 - 12/05/2016
Potential Units Affected: 1453
Defect Description:
Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2012-2017 Aventador Coupe and Aventador Roadster vehicles. In certain driving conditions while the vehicle has a full gas tank, gasoline may contact the exhaust system.
Consequence:
Gasoline contact with an ignition source such as a hot exhaust system can increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the fuel tank's evaporative emissions system, free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276.
2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V461000
Component: WHEELS
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Manufacture Dates: 10/29/2014 - 04/09/2015
Potential Units Affected: 8
Defect Description:
Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe and Aventador SV Roadster vehicles. The bolts centering and supporting the brake discs to the wheel's hub may loosen over time. Continued driving with loose centering bolts may result in the wheel detaching.
Consequence:
A wheel detachment can increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will replace the centering bolts with ones that have thread-locking fluid, free of charge. The recall began September 21, 2018. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini's number for this recall is L73XR0318.
2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V391000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Manufacture Dates: 03/22/2011 - 10/14/2017
Potential Units Affected: 1700
Defect Description:
Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Lamborghini Aventador Coupe and Roadster vehicles. The engine may stall unexpectedly during certain driving conditions such as when the accelerator pedal is released below 2000 rpms while the transmission is automatically down shifting to a lower gear.
Consequence:
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will install updated engine software, free of charge. The recall began August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini's number for this recall is L73X-R.02.18.
2015 LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR ROADSTER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V461000
Component: WHEELS
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Manufacture Dates: 10/29/2014 - 04/09/2015
Potential Units Affected: 8
Defect Description:
Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe and Aventador SV Roadster vehicles. The bolts centering and supporting the brake discs to the wheel's hub may loosen over time. Continued driving with loose centering bolts may result in the wheel detaching.
Consequence:
A wheel detachment can increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will replace the centering bolts with ones that have thread-locking fluid, free of charge. The recall began September 21, 2018. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini's number for this recall is L73XR0318.
 


1997 Saab 900 2dr Conv SE Talledega Manual

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Electrically heated reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support
  • Automatic front safety belt tensioners
  • 3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions
  • Front/rear head restraints in outboard positions
  • 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 2dr Conv SE Talledega 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 2dr Conv SE Talledega 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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