The trunk module can fail causing the tailgate to malfunction when opening or closing.
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2005 Saab 9-7x
2005 Saab 9-7x Problems
The fuel level sender can malfunction causing the fuel gauge to always read at the full level.
Leaks in the air suspension can cause the air compressor to run constantly.
Porosity in the rear of the engine block can cause oil leakage around the rear engine cover. Porosity may be found at rear of the engine and the repair procedure in the service bulletin describes using RTV silicone sealant to fill the porosity. There is also an updated rear engine cover for when porosity is found on the gasket mating surface.
If a groaning noise is heard from the rear of the vehicle while making turns, the limited slip differential should be inspected. Components should be inspected and replaced as needed.
2005 Saab 9-7x Recalls (Recent)
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Fluid may enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short circuit in the door module. A short circuit may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the door module, producing an odor, smoke, or a fire. Dealers will inspect the driver's door module, if it is functioning correctly, a protective coating will be applied. If the module is not functioning correctly, it will be replaced. The GM recall number is 12180.
2005 Saab 9-7x Questions and Answers
On very slippery and snowy roads tonight, the AWD is not engaging. Only the rear wheels are spinning, making the truck very bad in the snow. There are no codes in the PCM and no MIL lights.