NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2007 Saab 9-3 (Page 1 of 3)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,182 miles

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2007 Saab 9-3 seat belts / air bags problems

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2007 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #44

Mar 122016

9-3

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 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 not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Saratoga Springs/Oswega, NY, USA

problem #43

Mar 242016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V630000 (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. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Glenview, IL, USA

problem #42

Jul 182016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 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 not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Joliet, IL, USA

problem #41

Dec 172016

9-3

  • 70,000 miles

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

Takata recall. I have a 2007 Saab 9-3 with a recall for the driver side airbag. I called GM Saab and the dealer and they keep telling me there is nothing they can do at this time to resolve the issue. This is for the driver side so every time I am driving I could potentially have the airbag kill me. In some cars it is for the passenger side and you could just have the passenger sit in the back but mine is for the driver side. Please give me some help in this situation because they won't repair it and they won't take the car if I trade it in for a new car. All I have is a dangerous airbag on the driver side every time I drive.

- Lackawanna, NY, USA

problem #40

Nov 292016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Keswick, VA, USA

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problem #39

Feb 012016

9-3

  • miles
I have a takeda airbag recall notice from Feb 2016 and have no idea when it will be replaced. There have been several deaths associated with these airbags and I am driving around in a potentially deadly car!

- Hingham, MA, USA

problem #38

Nov 012016

9-3

  • miles

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

2007 Saab 9-3. consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to repair defective airbag recall.

- St. George, UT, USA

problem #37

Mar 012016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 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.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #36

Jan 012007

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall the problem has not been remedied in a timely manner. I cannot drive the vehicle as it is. Recall was May 11 2016. The deadly airbag was placed in the car initially during manufacture.

- Niantic, CT, USA

problem #35

Nov 022016

9-3

  • 130,000 miles
The document states that the parts to repair my vehicle are not currently available. This is from March 2016. How long am I supposed to pay for a vehicle that has a potentially lethal defect and has not been addressed. The millions of other recalls appear to have solution and those owners are still waiting. This makes me believe that they have not even had the time to manufacture a solution for my make and model. How long is an acceptable time to play russian roulette every day I commute to work. I am not even able to drive my 10 week old son anywhere in this vehicle. What are our options? if I wait to file this until I have an accident there is a good chance I will be dead and unable to file it.

- Waldo, OH, USA

problem #34

Oct 272016

9-3

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags). 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lady Lakes, FL, USA

problem #33

Mar 082016

9-3 4-cyl

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V063000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was not available. 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. Updated 12/21/16 updated 12/28/16.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

problem #32

Feb 032016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall. We received a written letter advising us that our car is part of the safety recall back in March 2016. Online, the recall date states February 3, 2016. We have checked and it the response is still " incomplete. Remedy not yet available". this is not being handled in a timely fashion, it has been an extremely long time for there still to be no remedy for this recall. I am nervous to drive the car in case we do have the defective airbag.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #31

Mar 152016

9-3

  • miles
Got the air bag recall notice in March 2016 it's October 2016 and there's no replacement yet. Called Saab authorize service center and was told there were no replacement parts available.

- Reedley, CA, USA

problem #30

Feb 032016

9-3

  • 125,000 miles
Takata recall recall incomplete. Remedy not yet available. There is no remedy yet available and I have a 2007 vehicle which should be serviced soon

- S Dartmouth, MA, USA

problem #29

Jun 112016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2007 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.

- New Haven, CT, USA

problem #28

Mar 012016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2007 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.

- Cheshire, CT, USA

problem #27

Sep 202016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall May 11 2016 recall and there is still no eta or remedy available from GM, is this considered timely?

- Bartlett, TN, USA

problem #26

Sep 202016

9-3

  • miles
Takata recall May 11 2016 recall and there is still no eta or remedy available from GM, is this considered timely?

- Bartlett, TN, USA

problem #25

Sep 192016

9-3

  • miles
The contact owns a 2007 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.

- Canton, OH, USA

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