Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2001 Saab 9-3 vehicles

2001 Saab 9-3 (4/20/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V126000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.

Defect: 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.

Corrective Action: 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 MAY 12, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

2001 Saab 9-3 (9/14/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V399000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.

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.

Defect: 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.

Corrective Action: 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.

2001 Saab 9-3 (11/19/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V557000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.

Defect: 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.

Corrective Action: 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 MARCH 14, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

2001 Saab 9-3 (5/18/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V168000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE AIR BAG ALERT LABELS MAY NOT BE PERMANENTLY AFFIXED AS REQUIRED BY THIS STANDARD.

Defect: THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL CLEAN THE SUNVISOR SURFACE AND APPLY A NEW AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON BOTH SUNVISORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 30, 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.

2001 SAAB 9-3 for sale

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$1,888

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 182750 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lebanon, NH
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

New Listing
$6,931
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2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 55492 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

$2,750

2001 SAAB 9-3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 116204 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vienna, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$7,900

2001 SAAB 9-3 VIGGEN

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 82674 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Hope, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$7,999

2001 SAAB 9-3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 46686 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bethesda, MD
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

$2,995

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 130986 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$4,990

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 151121 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fenton, MI
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

$6,990

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 112592 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

$1,995

2001 SAAB 9-3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 193558 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Germansville, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 89322 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Inverness, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

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2001 SAAB 9-3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 117093 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rutland, VT
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$3,350

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 159071 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Miami, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

New Listing
$5,990

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 97680 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sayreville, NJ
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

New Listing
$5,999

2001 SAAB 9-3 SE

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 151602 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Leandro, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

$3,850

2001 SAAB 9-3

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 112626 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy
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