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Recalls - 1996 SATURN SATURN

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

STRUCTURE:BODY

Recall Number

96V029000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

SOME OF THE WELDS BETWEEN THE ROOF AND ROOF SIDE INTERNAL REINFORCEMENT PANELS DO NOT MEET THE MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS.

Defect Consequence

IN A CRASH, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A PARTIAL SEPARATION OF THE ROOF PANEL FLANGE SIDES, EXPOSING AN OCCUPANT TO AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REINFORCE THE ROOF FLANGE WITH STRUCTURAL FASTENERS.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; BODY ROOF. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER STATION WAGONS. NOTE: 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 SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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