2001 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Saab 9-5
2001 Saab 9-5 Problems
The direct ignition cassette can fail causing the engine to die while driving, and/or it will crank but not start. The engine may also have a rough idle and run roughly. Diagnosis may discover trouble codes for random misfires.
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 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 thrown off.
2001 Saab 9-5 Questions
I think the water pump is bad, water not circulating.
i purchased a 2001 saab 9-5 turbo 2/12/13 drove for 3 1/2 weeks. passenger side of radiator blew off.car never over heated.repaired under warranty.got car back drove 1 day then rough and stumbling engine.told bad head gasket,creamy oil.now warranty company say i might have pay for repair.i did no...
thebreason im asking is that i washed the motor and know its misfiring and the engine light comes on can some one help thanks.
2001 Saab 9-5 Recalls
2001 Saab 9-5 Reviews
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero I've just purchased this car, knowing it had some maintenance issues. At this point, they are more expensive than I'd anticipated (mainly due to getting ripped off by a shop I believe.) Still, with the repairs and initial cost of the vehicle, I'm under blue book. This car is a blast to drive. I'm coming from a 1999 Saab 9-3 SE. This has the larger 2.3T engine that the Vigg...
The 95 has a lot of problems ... I have 160,000 miles on this car but had to have a new engine put in at about 140k miles due to a malfunction with one of the idiot lights that didn't come on when the oil wasn't circulating properly due to another safety feature malfunctioning. I've had to replace the throttle body housing 3 times and have replaced the turbo twice these repairs were all out of...