2002 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Saab 9-3
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2002 Saab 9-3 ProblemsKnocking Noise While Turning and/or a Banging Noise When Driving on Rough Roads
A knocking noise while turning and/or a banging noise when driving on rough roads may develop in the front suspension. This type of noise is commonly caused by a front strut thrust bearing damaged due to water intrusion. Our technicians tell us revised thrust bearings are available to correct this concern.
2.0L engines may become low on engine coolant with no cause found for the coolant loss. Our technicians tell us than in some cases the engine block may require replacement due to porosity.
The exhaust flex pipe can fail causing excessive exhaust noise from the front/center area of the vehicle. The flex pipe is a flexible joint in the exhaust that allows for engine movement.
2002 Saab 9-3 QuestionsWhy does the batty die. I have replaced the battery and after putting in the car starts and if left in the car overnight in the morning the battery is dead. What is causing this problem? (1 answer)
I have bought 3 new batteries since I purchased the car 1 month ago.
Misfire code P1213 showing.
have tried several different direct ignition modules. problem still exists. Replaced crank position sensor, and coolant temp sensor. any ideas???