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NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2006 Saab 9-3 (Page 1 of 3)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,576 miles

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2006 Saab 9-3 seat belts / air bags problems

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2006 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #49

May 112016

9-3

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Weston, FL, USA

problem #48

Feb 012016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. I feel that GM should be ready and completing these recalls in a much more timely fashion. This has been a known issue for quite some time and owners shoukd not have to live with the worry about these potentially lethal airbags!

- Tamworth, NH, USA

problem #47

Mar 012016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Berlin, CT, USA

problem #46

Oct 272016

9-3

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Morton, IL, USA

problem #45

Oct 252016

9-3

  • miles
We received a letter from Saab approximately 1 year ago and the dealership (a registered Saab service center) says that it is not an active recall, even though when we type in the VIN number on the NHTSA website, it comes back as having this particular recall for the airbags. We have been calling the dealership every month and they refuse to work with us and insist that this recall is not real.

- Peoria, AZ, USA

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problem #44

Mar 312016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The VIN was invalid. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Mableton, GA, USA

problem #43

Mar 312016

9-3

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. I have been notified of the recall about 9 months ago. There have been multiple deaths related to the airbag deployment. I feel unsafe driving my car and would like a remedy now. If you can not fix the airbag now I would like to have an alternative option to driving the ticking timebomb.

- Salisbury, MD, USA

problem #42

May 022016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Keller, WA, USA

problem #41

Feb 032016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall: To date, there is still no remedy available. Are they waiting for more people to die? the recall date of this open recall was in February 2016, which is nearly a year ago. This failure to remedy this "safety risk"/deadly problem nearly nine months definitely qualifies as a not being remedied in a timely manner. Please advise.

- Pataskala, OH, USA

problem #40

Oct 112016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall: The manufacturer has failed or is unable to remedy this safety recall for my vehicle in a timely manner.

- Whitehall, PA, USA

problem #39

Oct 102016

9-3

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

There was a recall for the airbags. But they're still hasn't been a fix. I do not feel comfortable driving my car when the airbags are defective, because I was in a terrible car accident last November (in a different vehicle) and I don't feel safe because of that

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #38

Feb 032016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Green Bay, WI, USA

problem #37

Mar 072016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Downingtown, PA, USA

problem #36

Mar 012016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall - I received a recall notice in March of 2016 and still there are no recall parts available. When can we expect to have replacement parts for our vehicles?

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #35

Mar 182016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Leverett, MA, USA

problem #34

Mar 092016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags) was received in March. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be given. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Oak Bluffs, MA, USA

problem #33

Mar 012016

9-3 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. the contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags) was received in March of 2016. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be provided. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 11/08/16

- North Huntingdon, PA, USA

problem #32

Sep 132016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall I'm complaining that I have an older car, 2006, and haven't heard from GM regarding replacement of the airbag. I want to sell the car but do not want to pass the danger on to another person. Make GM move quickly to replace my air bag. I am concerned the airbag will blow up every time I drive the car.

- Matthews, NC, USA

problem #31

Sep 082016

9-3

  • 0 miles
It is known that the inflator may explode in the drivers airbag, but what of the other (7?) airbags" aren't they inflated with the same canister from takata? isn't there the same potential for injury or death? what result is there of the testing of those airbags"

- Essex Junction, VT, USA

problem #30

Feb 222016

9-3

  • 93,000 miles
Takata recall has not got any solution or schedule to replace driver side airbag

- West Bloomfield, MI, USA

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