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1990 Saab 900 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Saab 900

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1990 Saab 900 is between $364 and $445 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1990 Saab 900
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$404
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The head gasket can fail causing the coolant and oil to mix in the engine, and external leaks. Symptoms can include overheating, white smoke from the tailpipe at start-up or acceleration, and the v...
Oil can leak from the oil pump cover seal. Oil will be visible at the bottom and rear of the engine. The seal will need to be replaced.
If you hear knocking noises while driving over bumps, the front ball joints should be inspected. The upper and lower ball joints are known to wear.
Just blows cold air, although the temperature is right where it should be on the gauge.
Problem happens within 10-20minutes of driving.Becomes a high pitch on freeway then a slower shud...
It's an 86' C900S and I'm looking to buy one but the ac does not work and person never attempted ...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 17, 2011
1990 Saab 900
The selection does not include my year a 1986 900 model. Well built with few bells and whistles. Only a buzzer when key remains in ignition switch. Normal wear items replaced. Extremely solid const...
October 29, 2008
1990 Saab 900
I had the 900 turbo for 6 years from 1999 to 2005 and it was a complete disaster. It worked maybe half the time I owned it. I had to replace the head gasket, the exhaust manifold gasket multiple ti...