Saab 9-7x Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saab 9-7x

Saab 9-7x Problems

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

The trunk module can fail causing the tailgate to malfunction when opening or closing.

The fuel level sender can malfunction causing the fuel gauge to always read at the full level.

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Saab 9-7x Questions

We bought the 06 Saab 97x a couple months ago & our hometown mechanic told us it has a slow leak of course the dealership we bought it from totally denies it but we are worried we bought a lemon has anyone else run across this problem

It happens just as often going straight as it does making a turn. I have tried switching keys. It happens at all different speeds but I have noticed it happens more often when I am slowing down. It's even occurred with my 2 young girls in the car, while driving in traffic at 50 miles mph, sl...

frequency - at least 1 to 3 times everytime I drive.

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Saab 9-7x Recalls

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.

Vehicles first sold, or currently registered, in certain states where salt is used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because fluid may enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board. A short 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. As of this time, the remedy plan is still being finalized and a notification schedule has not been determined. The GM recall number is 12180.

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Saab 9-7x Reviews

Model 5.3 *side curtain airbags went off by themselves, replaced by Saab *windshield cracked by itself, replaced by Saab *inoperative headlight lens wipers, repaired by Sabb *driver's electric seat inoperative, repaired by Saab *radio & navigation system, heating & A/C controls inoperative, replaced by Saab Overall, a lemon, a piece of junk. Was on a 27 mo. lease was was glad to dump it.

Had an '01 Lexus RX300 before this. I like the ride and handling in the Trollblazer much better. This is a really underrated vehicle. It's built on the GMT 360 platform like the Tailblazer and Envoy (and others), but the handling and ride were modified by Saab engineers. It sitts about 1 inch lower. The interior is excellent! It has proven to be a very solid car. The only significant i...

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