Air Compressor Runs Constantly on Saab 9-7x

Leaks in the air suspension can cause the air compressor to run constantly.

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Average mileage: 61,545 (38,000–109,000)
5 model years affected: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, more2009
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problem details
2008 Saab 9-7x 38,000 mi,
Air pump kicks on when the car is off, keeps killing the battery
2006 Saab 9-7x 47,000 mi,
Air compressor runs every 5-8 minutes while the car is on
2009 Saab 9-7x 65,000 mi,
Compressor stayed on after car is off killing the battery. Small leak in air bag, but issue was with the compressor. Dealer charged 900. for compressor and labor. Air bag was another 400. Bad day.
2008 Saab 9-7x 50,000 mi,
Took out the fuse.