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Saab Recall 15019 / 05057: Brake Booster Vacuum Pipe Check Valve

2003 Saab 9-3

If this condition were to occur when minimum stopping distance is required, a crash could occur.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Power Assist — Vacuum — Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

Summary
Certain sport sedan and convertible passenger vehicles were produced with a vacuum pipe check valve for the brake booster that may fail from exposure to elevated temperatures. This could result in sudden loss of power brake assist, usually with little or no warning.
Actions
Dealers will install a new redesigned check valve. The recall began on March 17, 2006. Owners should contact Saab at 1-800-955-9007.
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Date Announced
MAY 19, 2005
Vehicles Affected
68,654
Saab Recall #
15019 / 05057
NHTSA Campaign #
05V236000
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