SAAB 9-3 2007: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Make : SAAB Model : 9-3 Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-07-20 - 2007-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V318000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-10-06 Date Received by ODI: 2014-06-12 Date Added to Database: 2014-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14222, 15027
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 28789
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible vehicles manufactured July 30, 2003, to February 15, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the driver's side front seat belt retractor may break, causing the seat belt webbing not to retract.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, a seat belt that has not retracted may not properly restrain the seat occupant, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat belt retractor, free of charge. The recall began on October 6, 2015. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007. GM's number for this recall is 14222. Note: Special Coverage 10086 will replace the passenger side seat belt retractor if it fails, free of charge, for the life of the vehicle.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.