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1975 Saab 99 Recall Information

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Manufacturer

SAAB CARS USA, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID76V208000
NotesSAAB SCANIA CAMPAIGN NO M-05.POSSIBILITY THAT BRAKE DRAWROD PIVOT PINS WILLFAIL TO REMAIN IN PLACE IF BRAKES ARE APPLIED EXTREMELY HARD DUE TO DESIGN OFINTEGRAL RETENTION CLIP.IF THIS SHOULD HAPPEN, THE PIVOT PIN WOULD BE FREE TOWORK LOOSE, AND FALL OUT WITHOUT WARNING, RENDERING FOOT BRAKE INOPERATIVE.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING REDESIGNED INTEGRAL CLIP TO PRECLUDEPIVOT PIN FALLING OUT).PASSENGER VEHICLE.

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

SAAB CARS USA, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID76V011000
NotesSAAB CAMPAIGN NO M-02.POSSIBILITY OF ICE ACCUMULATION IN THROTTLE HOUSINGWHEN AMBIENT TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 20 F DUE TO ROUTING OF CRANKCASE VENTILATIONSYSTEM BYPASS HOSE.IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE ICE BUILD-UP CAN IMPEDE THETHROTTLE CLOSING WHEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED.RESULTING IN POSSIBLELOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REROUTING BYPASS HOSE ANDPLUGGING THE ORIGINAL HOSE FITTING IN THROTTLE HOUSING).

Component

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Manufacturer

SAAB CARS USA, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID75V041000
NotesSAAB SCANIA CAMPAIGN NO M-079.WAGONBACK.POSSIBILITY THAT THE RETENTION CAPABILITY OF THE BRACKETS USED ON SLIDE-IN REAR PARCEL SHELF MAY BE INSUFFICIENT TO PREVENT SHELF FROM BECOMING DISLODGED AND ENTERING THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.SHOULD VEHICLE BE INVOLVED IN A SEVERE FRONTALCOLLISION WHILE THE REAR SEAT IS IN FOLDED DOWN POSITION.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND INSTALLING BRACKET END STOPS).

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

SAAB CARS USA, INC.

Mfr Report Date19740801
NHTSA Campaign ID79V206000
SummaryUNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS SUCH AS AMBIENT HUMIDITY AND VEHICLE PRE-CONDITIONING BY REPEATED COLD START, AND SHORT TRIP DRIVING CYCLES IN COMBINATION WITH SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES, THERE EXISTS THE POSSIBILITY FOR ICE TO FORM IN THE THROTTLE HOUSING AND TEMPORARILY IMPEDE FULL CLOSURE OF THE THROTTLE PLATE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR IS RELEASED. THIS ICE BUILD-UP IN THE THROTTLE HOUSING MAY CAUSE HESITATION IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL MODIFY THE ENGINE INTAKE SYSTEM TO FURTHER IMPROVE PREHEATING OF INCOMING AIR IN COLD WEATHER. THIS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE HOUSING.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021


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