Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Good
Rear Crash Protection Results
Good
Side Impact Test Results
Good
Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Good
Rear Crash Protection Results
Good
Rollover Rating Test Results
Acceptable
Side Impact Test Results
Good
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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 11V015000
Mfg's Report Date: JAN 17, 2011
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 4,400


Summary:
SAAB IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2010 THROUGH OCTOBER 2010. CERTAIN FUEL PUMPS INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MAY HAVE INTERNAL COMPONENTS WITH INCORRECT SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence:
THE SUBJECT FUEL PUMPS CAN SEIZE CAUSING THE ENGINE TO STALL WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
SAAB WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY 18, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

Notes:
SAAB'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 15029. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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