2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan Recalls

used 2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan Fuel: 21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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The Saturn L-Series is available in five models: L100, L200, and L300 Sedans, and the LW200 and LW300 Wagons. New standard features include head curtain air bags, ABS brakes, traction control, and automatic headlights. Saturn is now offering several value packages, which include a Sport Package, Audio I Package, Audio II Package, Comfort Package, and a Premium Package. The Audio II Package features an AM/FM stereo with cassette and six-disc CD changer. The L-Series has several optional features that will not be available until mid-year. These include the OnStar communication system, a DVD system, and 16-inch chrome clad wheels. The DVD system can play either video or audio discs and it includes a seven-inch monitor and wireless headphones.
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2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan Recalls Equipment

Vehicle recalls have received much media attention recently. While some of these reports are related to investigations that have not yet resulted in an official recall, IntelliChoice does strive to display all the current used 2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan recalls and safety equipment issues provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their recall database. As consumers and vehicle owners are generally notified first, there may be a delay between the time a recall is announced and when we are able to update our site. This 2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan recall list includes dates, detailed manufacturing problems, number of units affected, defects, and more. Click on the links below to view additional data about the 2002 Saturn L300 4Dr Sedan recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - ID # 03V231000 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Consequence FAILURE OF THE RESONATOR WILL CAUSE INCREASED EXHAUST NOISE. PROLONGED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE FOLLOWING A RESONATOR FAILURE MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.
Recall Date June 23, 2003
Model Affected L300
Description ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L L4 (L61) ENGINES, A FAILURE OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION IN IDLE QUALITY, REDUCTION IN OVERALL ENGINE POWER, AND THE VEHICLE MAY BE HARD TO START. CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AFTER SUCH AN IGNITION MODULE FAILURE WILL RESULT IN THE "SERVICE ENGINE SOON" LIGHT FLASHING, AND MAY LEAD TO SECONDARY FAILURES OF THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER, OXYGEN SENSOR, AND EXHAUST RESONATOR.
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Notes GM RECALL NO. 03033/SATURN RECALL NO. 03-C-06.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Remedy DEALERS WILL (1) REPLACE THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE, (2) REPLACE THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE AND SPARK PLUGS, OR (3) REPLACE THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE, SPARK PLUGS, AND UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE CALIBRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000, PROMPT 3.
Units Affected 239,993
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Recall 02 - ID # 05V158000 - SEAT BELTS

Consequence IF A SEPARATION OCCURRED IN CRASH, THE RIGHT AND CENTER REAR SEAT OCCUPANTS MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Recall Date April 20, 2005
Model Affected L300
Description CERTAIN WAGONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR MAY SEPARATE FROM THE FLOOR OF THE VEHICLE BEFORE HOLDING THE REQUIRED TEST LOAD FOR THE REQUIRED TIME.
Component SEAT BELTS
Notes GM RECALL NO. 05041. 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 .
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REAR SEAT CENTER BELT ANCHOR REINFORCEMENT PLATE TO THE FLOOR PAN OF THE VEHICLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 25, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.
Units Affected 20,701
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Recall 03 - ID # 05V245000 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Consequence THIS CAN CAUSE (1) AN INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE BRAKE/TAIL LAMP BULB OR (2) A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT OPENS A FUSE CAUSING INOPERATIVE BRAKE LAMPS (INCLUDING THE CENTER HIGH-MOUNTED STOP LAMP) OR TAIL LAMPS. A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN APPLIED, AND A REAR-END CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Recall Date June 2, 2005
Model Affected L300
Description ON CERTAIN SEDANS AND WAGONS, THE PLASTIC HOUSING IN THE REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY CAN BECOME DISTORTED IF THE BRAKE LAMPS REMAIN ON FOR AN EXTENDED TIME.
Component EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Notes GM RECALL NO. 05052.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 .
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL TWO NEW TAIL LAMP REINFORCING SOCKET ADAPTERS AND SOCKETS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.
Units Affected 291,652
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