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2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall - Campaign #16V359000

 
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2006 SAAB 9-2X RECALL - #16V359000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2006-2008 Impreza, Tribeca, 2006 Saab 9-2x, and 2003-2006 Baja vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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Vehicle 2006 SAAB 9-2X
Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 9/26/2005 - 3/31/2006
Recalled on 5/25/2016
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 8/24/2016
# Affected 146,010
Recalled for AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
 
Description Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2006-2008 Impreza, Tribeca, 2006 Saab 9-2x, and 2003-2006 Baja vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequences An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective action Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 24, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-16. Note: This notice is only for vehicles that were not covered by 16V-358 for Zone A.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
See also 2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, CONTROL ARM, LOWER ARM

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

2006 SAAB 9-2X Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Technical Service Bulletins Nov 23, 2016 - 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE FOR RELEARNING THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS AND ROAD TESTIN TO VERIFY THEY CORRECT A CONDTION OF THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS GLASS SHAKES, FLUTTERS AT NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS.

Nov 23, 2016 - 160000 STRUCTURE
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE FOR RELEARNING THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS AND ROAD TESTIN TO VERIFY THEY CORRECT A CONDTION OF THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS GLASS SHAKES, FLUTTERS AT NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS.

Nov 23, 2016 - 350000 EQUIPMENT
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE FOR RELEARNING THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS AND ROAD TESTIN TO VERIFY THEY CORRECT A CONDTION OF THE POWER FOLDING MIRRIORS GLASS SHAKES, FLUTTERS AT NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS.

Nov 03, 2016 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE, TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

Nov 03, 2016 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN, IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

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