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2000 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2000 Saab 9-3

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2000 Saab 9-3 is between $428 and $523 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2000 Saab 9-3
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$475
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The idler pulley for the serpentine belt can fail causing noise from the belt area. Our technicians report the pulley has been known to fail completely which can cause the belt to break or be throw...
Oil leaks from the timing cover, valve cover, and/or rear main seal may be due to excessive crankcase pressure. An updated PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) kit was released to fix this concern.
The thermo contact in the AC compressor can fail, which means the compressor may fail to engage or disengage.
I think thats why my left headlight goea o and off
When I went to put my 2000 Saab 9-3 in reverse it made a loud, harsh clunking noise when I did so...
It is part of a metal cooling line
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED D...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B205/B235 4-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES AND B308 6-CYLINDE...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 20...
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December 01, 2015
2000 Saab 9-3
Turbo, limp home mode, leaky top, hard to start, dies at idle, convertible malfunction due to faulty leaky high pressure line, just to name a few issues. I can not believe that recalls are not on a...
March 14, 2011
2000 Saab 9-3
I so wanted to like this car. It had all the storage space I could hope for short of buying a wagon or minivan, it got decent gas mileage but didn't sacrifice performance to get it, and it was com...
April 28, 2009
2000 Saab 9-3
I owned a 2000 SE convertible from 2003-2007. I loved this car. It was fun to drive - the torque steer was crazy but I liked it. The car was quirky - it had trouble starting if the gas in the ta...