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2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Performance Collection AWD

  • Emergency Trunk Release
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Tow Hooks
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Stability Control
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Trunk emergency release handle
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • Child seat restraint system
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Side Blind Zone Alert alerts driver when a sensed vehicle is in blind spot
  • Lane Change Alert alerts driver when a sensed vehicle is approaching fast from the rear
  • Lane Keep Assist helps keep vehicle centered in sensed lane
  • Lane Departure Warning alerts driver of an inadvertent lane departure
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • OnStar Basic plan for 5 years including limited RemoteLink mobile app services, Advanced Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification (Basic Plan available for 5 years from the date of vehicle delivery, and is transferable. Does not include Emergency, Security or Navigation services.)
  • OnStar Guidance plan for 1 year including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Advanced Diagnostics and more (trial excludes Hands-Free Calling) (Visit www.onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services may vary by model and conditions.)
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bags, rear thorax for outboard seating positions includes (AYG) driver and front passenger frontal (dual stage for passenger), knee and side, front and rear head curtain air bags. (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Traction control, all-speed, brake and engine controlled
  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system
 
Crash Test Results for the 2016 Cadillac Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Performance Collection AWD
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 2.0L Performance Collection AWD
No recalls exist.
 


2002 Saab 5-Sep Linear 2.3t

  • Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
  • Front side airbag
  • Two height adjustable active head restraints on front seats , two head restraints on rear seats
  • Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, four adjustments and tilt adjustment
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Saab Models:
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2002 Saab 9-3 Not
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2002 Saab 9-5 55Not
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Service Bulletins for 2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3t
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3t
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V160000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Potential Units Affected: 57389
Defect Description:
SAAB IS RECALLING 57,389 MY 2002-2008 9-5 SERIES VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING COMPLIANCE TESTING, ONE OF THE UPPER INTERIOR OCCUPANT PROTECTION TEST POINTS EXCEEDED THE STANDARD'S REQUIREMENTS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A-PILLAR TRIM WITH IMPROVED ENERGY-ABSORBING CAPABILITY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 25, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V006000
Component: WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 11/26/1997 - 10/10/2002
Potential Units Affected: 70726
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, IF AN OWNER CHANGES THEIR WHEELS/TIRES BETWEEN SUMMER AND WINTER USING A STEEL WHEEL IN THE WINTER AND AN ALLOY WHEEL IN THE SUMMER, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR RUST AND CONTAMINATION TO BUILD UP ON THE WHEEL HUB DURING THE STEEL WHEEL USAGE. IF THIS OCCURS AND THE CONTAMINATION IS NOT REMOVED, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT AFTER THE TIRE CHANGE SERVICE, SOME OF THIS CONTAMINATION COULD FLAKE OR GRIND AWAY RESULTING IN REDUCED CLAMPING FORCE OF THE WHEEL TO THE HUB. OVER SEVERAL SEASONS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS REDUCED FORCE COULD RESULT IN FRACTURES DEVELOPING IN THE WHEEL BOLTS DUE TO WHEEL TO HUB MOVEMENT.
Consequence:
THESE FRACTURES WOULD RESULT IN WHEEL BOLT BREAKAGE, ALLOWING THE WHEEL TO DETACH FROM THE WHEEL HUB, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED BY MAIL AND ASKED WHETHER THEY CHANGE BETWEEN STEEL AND ALLOY WHEELS. IF THEY DO ENGAGE IN THIS PRACTICE, THEY WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO BRING THEIR CARS TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER. THE DEALER WILL REMOVE THE WHEELS, CLEAN ANY CONTAMINATION FROM THE WHEEL AND WHEEL HUB, AND REPLACE THE WHEELS USING NEW IMPROVED BOLTS WITH ATTACHED WASHERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 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 SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 05V399000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Potential Units Affected: 103202
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B205/B235 4-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES AND B308 6-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE OVERHEATING AND BURNOUT OF THE ISOLATED GATED BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR (IGBT) WITHIN THE IGNITION DISCHARGE MODULE (IDM) DUE TO INCREASED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ELECTRICAL LOADS.
Consequence:
OVERHEATING OF THE IGBT OCCURS MOST OFTEN AT ENGINE START-UP, BUT IT MAY ALSO OCCUR WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE WHAT VERSION IDM IS IN THE VEHICLE AND REPLACE THE IDM IF IT IS A VERSION BUILT PRIOR TO THE INTRODUCTION OF QP3. AN INTERIM LETTER WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS IN OCTOBER 2005, INFORMING THEM OF THE CONDITION. PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED TO BRING THEIR VEHICLES IN TO THE DEALERS TO HAVE THE IDM REPLACED BY LETTER DATED MARCH 13, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 06V410000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 5078
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B308 6-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE OVERHEATING AND BURNOUT OF THE ISOLATED GATED BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR (IGBT) WITHIN THE IGNITION DISCHARGE MODULE (IDM) DUE TO INCREASED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ELECTRICAL LOADS.
Consequence:
OVERHEATING OF THE IGBT OCCURS MOST OFTEN AT ENGINE START-UP, BUT IT MAY ALSO OCCUR WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE WHAT VERSION IDM IS IN THE VEHICLE AND REPLACE THE IDM IF IT IS A VERSION BUILT PRIOR TO JANUARY 2003. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007. NOTE: THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 05V399).
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 07V087000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
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.
2002 SAAB 5-Sep
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V006000
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/13/2001 - 11/09/2001
Potential Units Affected: 2601
Defect Description:
THE STEERING KNUCKLE CASTINGS ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN CONTAMINATED DURING THE CASTING PROCESS.
Consequence:
THESE KNUCKLES CAN BREAK, RESULTING IN POSSIBLE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING KNUCKLE FOR THE CASTING NUMBER. IF THE KNUCKLE WAS IN THE DEFECTIVE BATCH, THE STEERING KNUCKLE WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 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 SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
 






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