Saab Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saab

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Saab Problems

Oil Light Illumination

Oil can leak from the oil pressure sensor causing a loss of pressure at the sensor and illumination of the oil light.

Sagging Rear Suspension

Rear spring sensor malfunction can cause the rear suspension to sag requiring recalibration of the sensors.

Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure

Oil leaks from the timing cover, valve cover, and/or rear main seal may be due to excessive crankcase pressure. An updated PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) kit was released to fix this concern.

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Saab Questions

Cannot read display/won't start/clicking noise and lights work. (1 answer)

The display has been scrambled since I bought it used, so I can't read any possible warnings. I drove it to work one day and it just simply hasn't started since. Turn the key, a simple click and all lights and ac come on but it won't turn. Manual turbo transmission. Please help! $3...

AC is blowing hot air. Is this gonna cost big to get fixed? (1 answer)

Does anyone think ACPro would work for this?

Where is the transmission stick (1 answer)

I went outside and found red oil on the ground from under my car.

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Saab Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Saab Reviews

Turbo, limp home mode, leaky top, hard to start, dies at idle, convertible malfunction due to faulty leaky high pressure line, just to name a few issues. I can not believe that recalls are not on any of the obvious stated above. Crap.
I too love my Saab!!! I bought it in Feb of 14 & I've had to do some work on it. But like the other reviewer I too Google DIY projects, order my own parts & then tell the mechanic what to do. I can also always call Saab USA and their mechanics will help me as well Advanced Auto will help with diagnostics and using their own OBDII lets me know what codes are being thrown, if any and how to hand...
Let me start by saying that just before I picked up this car, many of my concerned friends warned me to stay away from such a potential "problem." I heard all about someone they knew who owned one that (fill in the problem/s here)and cost them (fill in amount here) Thank GOD I didn't listen to them! This car has been nothing short of a fun, solid and most importantly,a reliable car for me! ...

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