2010 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Saab 9-3

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2010 Saab 9-3
$1,190 to $1,731
2010 Saab 9-3
$48 to $63
2010 Saab 9-3
$126 to $190
2010 Saab 9-3
$123 to $197
2010 Saab 9-3
$126 to $185

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When trying to close the window, the window  glass will drop a few inches after reaching the closed position.This can happen on any window that has the automatic closing feature.

The system that prevents you from being injured by the automatically closing windows is called the "pinch protection system" and this system needs to be reset, reprogrammed or is defective.

In your owners manual you will find instructions on how to reset this feature. If that doesn't work, you'll need a Saab repair shop or Dealership to check for a software update for the pinch protection system, or see if there is a defective part. Have the shop reference the Saab Technical Service Bulletin (TSB #831-2639)to help address this issue.

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.

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on the tie indicated by the fault. Added air to the tire in the warning but indicator light still on

Exhaust begins to smoke after it warms up. No sign of oil underneath car. Signs of oil around exhaust tailpipe.

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The seat belt retractor for the driver's front seat may break, resulting in the belt not retracting properly and securing the occupant. Dealers will replace the driver's front seat belt retractor free of charge to resolve the problem.

The fuel pump may have been incorrectly manufactured and could fail causing the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel pump on affected vehicles. The recall is scheduled to begin by February 18, 2011. The Saab recall number is 15029.


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