2000 Saab 9-3VIN: YS3DD78H2Y7005883

Vehicle Overview

Year:
2000
Make:
Saab
Model:
9-3
Trim Package:
Base
VIN:
YS3DD78H2Y7005883
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
N/A
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
Seating 4
N/A
MPG 22 City / 31 HWY
19 City / 27 HWY
Invoice Price $38,911
N/A

Vehicle Specifications

Number Of Doors:
2
Overall Width Without Mirrors:
67.4
Overall Length:
182.3
Wheelbase:
102.6
Overall Height:
56.8
Name:
Turbo 2dr Convertible
Use In New:
N
Workflowstatus:
Completed
Use In Used:
Y
Use In Pre Production:
N
Use In Future:
N
Ed Style Id:
1900
Head Airbags:
N
Side Airbags:
S
Passenger Airbag:
S
Depowered Airbags:
S
Bumper Bash:
3
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
Iihs Moderate Overlap Front Test Results:
3
Epa Combined Mpg:
22
Epa City Mpg:
19
Curb Weight:
3130
Turning Diameter:
34.4
Fuel Capacity:
17.0
Epa Highway Mpg:
27
Tmvu Feature Description:
Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Power Brakes, Telescopic Steering Wheel, Power Antenna, Air Dam, Tinted Glass, 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, 15 Inch Wheels, Power Windows, Leather Shift Knob Trim, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Alloy Wheels, Air Conditioning, 4-Wheel ABS, Regular Unleaded Fuel Required, Bucket Seats, Rear Split Bench Seat, Leather Seating, Front Side Airbags, Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Tachometer
Used Tmv Retail:
3609
Used Tmv Private Party:
2508
Used Tmv Trade In:
1847
2nd Row Leg Room:
33.0
1st Row Head Room:
38.9
1st Row Leg Room:
42.3
2nd Row Head Room:
37.9
2nd Row Shoulder Room:
41.8
1st Row Shoulder Room:
52.4
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place:
12.5
Max Cargo Capacity:
28
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:
Base
Vehicle Style:
Convertible
Standard Vehicle Description:
Turbo 2dr Convertible
Luxury:
Luxury
Tmv Category:
Standard Luxury
Standard Vehicle Description Used:
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:
2000
Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1999-09-27
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-07-07
Recalled Component ID:
Recall Number:
01V168000
Organization:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Recall Date:
2001-07-30
Component Description:
AIR BAGS
Component Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
43073
Notification Date:
2001-05-23
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
2001-05-18
Part Number:
571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:
208

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE AIR BAG ALERT LABELS MAY NOT BE PERMANENTLY AFFIXED AS REQUIRED BY THIS STANDARD.

Consequence Summary:

THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL CLEAN THE SUNVISOR SURFACE AND APPLY A NEW AIR BAG ALERT LABEL ON BOTH SUNVISORS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 30, 2001. 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 1-800-955-9007.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
9-3
Make:
SAAB
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1999-06-01
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-06-30
Recalled Component ID:
15021
Recall Number:
05V399000
Organization:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Recall Date:
2006-03-13
Component Description:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Component Manufacturer:
SAAB CARS USA, INC.
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
103202
Notification Date:
2005-09-14
Initiator:
ODI
Report Date:
2005-09-14
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B205/B235 4-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES AND B308 6-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE OVERHEATING AND BURNOUT OF THE ISOLATED GATED BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR (IGBT) WITHIN THE IGNITION DISCHARGE MODULE (IDM) DUE TO INCREASED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ELECTRICAL LOADS.

Consequence Summary:

OVERHEATING OF THE IGBT OCCURS MOST OFTEN AT ENGINE START-UP, BUT IT MAY ALSO OCCUR WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE WHAT VERSION IDM IS IN THE VEHICLE AND REPLACE THE IDM IF IT IS A VERSION BUILT PRIOR TO THE INTRODUCTION OF QP3. AN INTERIM LETTER WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS IN OCTOBER 2005, INFORMING THEM OF THE CONDITION. PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AND OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED TO BRING THEIR VEHICLES IN TO THE DEALERS TO HAVE THE IDM REPLACED BY LETTER DATED MARCH 13, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.

Notes:

SAAB RECALL NO. 05087.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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