Intermittent No Cranking of Starter on Saab 9-5

The electrical contact on the starter solenoid can come loose causing a problem where the starter intermittently does not crank.

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Average mileage: 135,000 (115,000–155,000)
Electrical & Lights affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
6 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2005
9 people reported this problem
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95,000 Wants to crank, sounds like it is going to turn over,will not. New battery, Alternator good, Starter check out good. Leave it sitting for a while or over night sometimes it will decide to crank sometimes not. Will not allow me to move the gear sift out of reverse like it is stuck.
2003 Saab 9-5 115,000 mi,
non star is power but no crank,
1999 Saab 9-5 155,000 mi,
No cranking when turning key solution - crank shaft sensor I rocked the car back and forth a little Bang - started right away. 180.00 for a total repair.