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2000 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2000 Saab 9-5

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2000 Saab 9-5 is between $419 and $513 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2000 Saab 9-5
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$466
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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.
The Check Engine Light may come on because the electronic throttle body has failed. Other symptoms include loss of acceleration, a high idle or failure to return to idle, and difficulty starting.
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 thr...
So as I go up hills the car God slow ,,oh and my air conditioning pipe shakes hard when turned on...
And my battery won't stay charged..so when I try to start the car it just make a ticking sound......
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH B205/B235 4-CYLINDER GASOLINE ENGINES AND B308 6-CYLINDE...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, IF AN OWNER CHANGES THEIR WHEELS/TIRES BETWEEN SUMMER AND WINTER U...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 20...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 04, 2014
2000 Saab 9-5
Let me start by saying that just before I picked up this car, many of my concerned friends warned me to stay away from such a potential "problem." I heard all about someone they knew who owned one...
March 18, 2013
2000 Saab 9-5
All in all a great car! The car seems to "consume" light bulbs, however. Replacing a few of the same ones every 18-24 months. There were a few "engine recall" or modifications for ignition (DIC)...
March 01, 2010
2000 Saab 9-5
Sweet ride but LOTS of electrical problems--ignition coiled burned up and dashboard went bad. It also takes a long time to heat up (but the heated seats are "cool.")