2008 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Saab 9-5
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2008 Saab 9-5 ProblemsOil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure
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 rear shock absorbers can fail on the wagon models creating a bouncy ride from the rear of the vehicle.