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1988 Saab 900 Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1988 Saab 900 (11/1/1988)

Campaign Number: 88V173000
Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Description: WIRING HARNESS MAY CHAFE AGAINST SHARP EDGES UNDER THE DASHBOARD AND AGAINST A SUPPORT UNDER THE REAR SEAT (1988 MODELS ONLY).
Defect: THIS COULD CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT; THE RESULTING HEATBUILDUP COULD CAUSE SMOKE OR A FIRE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.
Corrective Action: INSTALL RUBBER PROTECTIVE STRIPS TO SHARP EDGES AND COMPLETELY ENCASE WIRE HARNESS IN A PROTECTIVE PLASTIC TUBE.

1988 Saab 900 (9/7/1988)

Campaign Number: 88V149000
Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Manufacturer: SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Description: BOLTS USED IN THE ATTACHMENTS OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION SYSTEM CONTROL ARMS MAY BE DEFECTIVE.
Defect: IF MORE THAN ONE OF THE THREE BOLTS SHOULD FAIL, LOWERFRONT CONTROL ARM COULD COME LOOSE LEADING TO LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF AFRONT WHEEL.
Corrective Action: REPLACE BOLTS WITH PROPER SPECIFICATION BOLTS.