Saab to recall 300,000 defective 9-3, 9-5 cars

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STOCKHOLM, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Saab, an arm of General Motors , said on Thursday it will recall around 300,000 Saab 9-3s and 9-5s from the model years 2000 through 2002 because of overheating in the ignition system. Saab would recall the cars to replace the ignition box after a request from U.S. federal safety regulators. "We will recall around 300,000 cars worldwide. A fault has emerged where electric overload causes ignition box failure and the engine won't start," Saab spokesman ...

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