2009 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Saab 9-5
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2009 Saab 9-5 ProblemsHead Gasket Leakage
The head gasket may leak oil externally. The oil will be visible around the cylinder head and block area.
The rear shock absorbers can fail on the wagon models creating a bouncy ride from the rear of the vehicle.
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.