2002 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Saab 9-5
2002 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.
If the HID head lights are flickering or have failed, it may be caused by the window washer fluid leaking onto the HID modules. The washer fluid check valve for the head light washers develops the leak and drips onto the modules mounted under the head light assemblies.
2002 Saab 9-5 Questions
Is rust bad on the muffler? The car still sounds normal and everything. And it is not entirely rusted but there is some spos where leaf sized pieces of rust are hanging off. What should I do? How will i tell if i need a new muffler?
2002 Saab 9-5 Recalls
2002 Saab 9-5 Reviews
Owned the car for 9 months so far. Its a Saab 9-5 Linear, therefore its not exactly fast, but it does get the job done well. This is especially true considering I was only 19 when I acquired the vehicle. So far its been a real blast to own, only have two problems (one of which was definately my fault). Thecar has been efficient stylish and fun overall, the suspension handles well with not too m...