1999 Saab 9-3VIN: YS3DF78N2X7000410

Vehicle Overview

Year:
1999
Make:
Saab
Model:
9-3
Trim Package:
SE
VIN:
YS3DF78N2X7000410
Transmission Type:
MANUAL
Engine Compressor Type:
TURBOCHARGER
Engine Fuel Type:
regular unleaded
Tier Five - Vehicle Market Perception:
Luxury
Doors:
2
Vehicle Style:
Convertible
Vehicle Type:
Car
Primary Body Type:
Car
Engine Cylinder:
4
Engine Size:
2
Vehicle Size:
Compact

Vital Stats

Engine 2l 4 cylinders
2l 4 cylinders
Transmission N/A
5-spd
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
Seating 4
N/A
MPG 22 City / 31 HWY
17 City / 25 HWY
Invoice Price $38,911
N/A

Vehicle Specifications

Number Of Doors:
2
Engine:
An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Cassette Module. Failure of the Ignition Cassette Module applies to (4 cylinder engines) only. Failure of the Ignition Cassette Module may prevent the engine from starting., 3, The cost to repair the Ignition Cassette Module is estimated at $433.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Overall Width Without Mirrors:
67.4
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place:
12.5
Overall Length:
182.2
Wheelbase:
102.6
Overall Height:
56.0
Name:
SE Turbo 2dr Convertible
Use In New:
N
Use In Used:
Y
Use In Pre Production:
N
Use In Future:
N
Ed Style Id:
12250
Head Airbags:
N
Side Airbags:
S
Passenger Airbag:
S
Depowered Airbags:
S
Nhtsa Frontal Passenger Rating:
N
Nhtsa Side Driver Rating:
N
Nhtsa Rollover Rating:
N
Nhtsa Side Rear Passenger Rating:
N
Nhtsa Frontal Driver Rating:
N
Epa Combined Mpg:
20
Epa City Mpg:
17
Curb Weight:
3200
Turning Diameter:
34.4
Epa Highway Mpg:
25
Fuel Capacity:
18.0
Heating & Air Conditioning:
5
Accessories:
5
Brake:
5
Starting & Charging:
5
Transmission & Driveline:
5
Steering & Suspension:
5
Tmvu Feature Description:
Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Telescopic Steering Wheel, Power Brakes, Power Front Passenger Seat, Power Driver Seat w/Memory, Power Antenna, Air Dam, Tinted Glass, Premium Audio System, Power Heated Mirrors, Daytime Running Lights, Fog Lights, AM/FM/Cassette Audio System, 5-Speed Manual Transmission, 2.0L Turbocharged I4 DOHC 16V FI Engine, Anti-Theft Alarm System, Power Door Locks, Power Windows, Leather Steering Wheel Trim, Leather Shift Knob Trim, 16 Inch Wheels, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Alloy Wheels, Air Conditioning, 4-Wheel ABS, Regular Unleaded Fuel Required, Bucket Seats, Automatic Climate Control, Leather Seating, Front Side Airbags, Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Trip Computer, Tachometer
2nd Row Leg Room:
33.0
1st Row Head Room:
39.0
1st Row Leg Room:
42.3
2nd Row Head Room:
37.9
2nd Row Shoulder Room:
41.8
1st Row Shoulder Room:
52.4
Stability Control:
N
Traction Control:
N
Vehicle Size Class:
Compact
Epa Class:
SUBCOMPACT_CARS
Primary Body Type:
Car
Long Name:
2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 5-speed Manual
Trim Level:
SE
Vehicle Style:
Convertible
Performance:
Performance
Standard Vehicle Description:
SE Turbo 2dr Convertible
Luxury:
Luxury
Tmv Category:
Standard Luxury
Standard Vehicle Description Used:
SE Turbo 2dr Convertible
Driven Wheels:
front wheel drive
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Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
9-3
Make:
SAAB
Year:
1999
Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1998-01-22
Manufacturing End Date:
1998-06-10
Recalled Component ID:
Recall Number:
98V139000
Organization:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Recall Date:
1998-09-01
Component Description:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Component Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
39313
Notification Date:
1998-06-30
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
1998-06-23
Part Number:
571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:
208

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON THE DRIVER SIDE VISOR WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

Consequence Summary:

THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT PROPERLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF THE AIR BAG SYSTEM AND THE NEED TO USE SEAT BELTS.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ALERT LABEL TO BE INSTALLED ON THE VISIBLE SIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SUN VISOR. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, THEIR DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATIONBEGAN SEPTEMBER 1,1998.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE ALERT LABEL WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONBLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAF

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
9-3
Make:
SAAB
Year:
1999
Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1998-03-04
Manufacturing End Date:
1998-10-17
Recalled Component ID:
710
Recall Number:
99V246000
Organization:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Recall Date:
1999-10-15
Component Description:
SEATS
Component Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
5132
Notification Date:
1999-09-23
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
1999-09-13
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSSENGER VEHICLES. FAILURES OF THE "EASY ENTRY" CABLE IN THE FRONT DRIVER OR PASSENGER MANUAL SEATS CAN CAUSE THE SEAT FORE/AFT ADJUSTABLE MECHANISM TO BE UNLOCKED.

Consequence Summary:

SINCE THE ANCHOR POINTS FOR THE LAP PORTION OF THE FRONT SAFETY BELTS ARE ATTACHED TO THE SEAT ASSEMBLY, RELEASE OF THE FORE/AFT LOCKING MECHANISM REDUCES THE RESTRAINT CAPABILITY OF THE SAFETY BELTS IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW CABLE AND SPRING ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

SAAB RECALL NO. 710. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAAB AT 1-770-279-0100.ALSO CO

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
9-3
Make:
SAAB
Year:
1999
Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1998-12-15
Manufacturing End Date:
1999-07-16
Recalled Component ID:
718
Recall Number:
99V362000
Organization:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Recall Date:
2000-01-30
Component Description:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Component Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
424
Notification Date:
2000-01-10
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
1999-12-29
Part Number:
571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:
135

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE RESERVOIR LABEL WAS OMITTED. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS."

Consequence Summary:

WITHOUT THIS LABEL, SOMEONE MAY USE THE INCORRECT SPECIFICATION BRAKE FLUID, GET DIRT INTO THE RESERVOIR, OR ALLOW MOISTURE INTO THE BRAKE FLUID, RESULTING IN LESS EFFECTIVE BRAKING AND POSSIBLY A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

OWNERS WILL BE MAILED LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.

Notes:

SAAB RECALL NO. 718.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 30, 2000.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRA

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