Recalls

Find the latest 2001 Saturn S-Series recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
Dates of Manufacture January - July 2000
Dates of Manufacture March - July 2000
Manufacturer Recall No. 00081
Manufacturer Recall No. 00082
Models Involved SC/SC1/SC2, SL/SL1/SL2, SW/SW1/SW2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V309
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V310
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,092
Potential Number of Units Affected 65,000
Remedy Dealers will inspect the vehicle to ensure the fuel tank vent valve is properly welded. If necessary, dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Remedy Saturn is asking owners and retailers to perform a functional check of the automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly operation and, if necessary, to have the cable adjusted. If owners are not comfortable performing the functional check themselves, they can have their dealer perform this inspection for them. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Oct. 6, 2000. Owners who have questions about this recall should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transaxles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, "Theft Protection." These vehicles were built with an improperly adjusted automatic transaxle park lock cable assembly. If improperly adjusted, it is possible to shift from the "park" position with the ignition key removed. This condition increases the risk of a crash resulting from unintended movement.
Summary Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." These vehicles were built with an inadequate weld of the vent valve on the top portion of the fuel tank. Fuel spillage could occur during refueling or if the vehicle were involved in a rollover. If an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.