2007 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Saab 9-5

2007 Saab 9-5 Problems

Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure

Oil leaks from the timing cover, valve cover, and/or rear main seal may be due to excessive crankcase pressure. An updated PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) kit was released to fix this concern.

Check Engine Light due to Electronic Throttle Body Failure

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.

Crank but No Start Condition and No Fuel Pressure

If the engine will crank but not start, it may be the fuel pump has failed. Diagnosis may find no fuel pressure when attempting to start the engine.

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2007 Saab 9-5 Questions

erratic fuel gauge (1 answer)

regardless of how much fuel is in my tank the fuel gauge is constantly jumping from full to empty - the fuel light goes on when the gauge hits below the red zone then goes off when the gauge jumps up. sometimes it reads full even though the tank is not full. is it a fuel sensor issue ? what d...

how can I release the cupholder properly? (1 answer)

I just purchased my car this past December and the cupholder would not release so I had my mechanic fix it. Two weeks later it happened again but now the cupholder is really stuck inside the unit. I tried everything to release it but I don't want to crack or break it and it's not givin...

engine malfunction light still on (2 answers)

I have taken my car 3x to the same mechanic in the past 2 months due to the engine malfunction light always being on. My mechanic ran the diagnostics each time and believed the problem to be the thermostat sensor which he replaced on the second visit. The light still will not go off - the car ...

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2007 Saab 9-5 Recalls

Recall 08V160000
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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