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2005 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Saab 9-5

2005 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.

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2005 Saab 9-5 Questions

Trying to start but engine cranks but doesnt turn ovet

Noise only occurs while driving. Difficult to pinpoint exactly where sound coming from.

fixing for a friend ,work as an advisor with saab lights are being replaced often ,headlamp has film noticed splash shield under bumper missing and did read of a leaking headlamp washer leak but is not equipped stated left one was flashing often and only one working is left high beams

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2005 Saab 9-5 Recalls

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL PUMP RETAINING TABS HOLDING THE FUEL LINES WERE DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION.SAAB IS RECALLING 57,389 MY 2002-2008 9-5 SERIES VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING COMPLIANCE TESTING, ONE OF THE UPPER INTERIOR OCCUPANT PROTECTION TEST POINTS EXCEEDED THE STAND...

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