Recall Alert: 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible

2011Saab9-3Convertible

Vehicles Affected: About 28,789 model-year 2004-11 Saab 9-3 convertibles

The Problem: The automatic tensioning system cable in the driver's-side front seat belt retractor could break. If this happens, the seat belt webbing spooled out by the driver would not retract. GM said the convertible and sedan versions were investigated at the same time, but the convertible parts were not identical to the sedan parts. Click here for the original sedan recall. GM has since learned of customer complaints to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about the convertibles.

The Fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's-side retractor for free. In addition, GM has issued a special coverage so that if the same repair is required to the passenger-side retractor, it will be covered for the life of the vehicle. GM also extended the special coverage for passenger-side belt retractors on the 2004 Saab 9-3 sedan from the original 10-year coverage to the life of the vehicle. The automaker said it is unaware of any crashes or injuries resulting from the problem.

What Owners Should Do: Owners can call GM customer service at 866-418-8168 for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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Comments 

Ken L.

Looks like today is "Recall" Friday.

Clive H.

Someone should recall the Cars.com website. Try searching for a car and the pictures don't always load and the menu filters are out to lunch. What a hell of a way to run a website! Back to auto trader I go.

So now they spot a problem on a vehicle produced 10 years ago?

rich

they want to avoid the mess that GM and Chevrolet have gotten them selves into.

Whoa !! these convertible cars are really nice, but why they almost every time launch them having flaws in them ?

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