The third brake light and/or license plate light may fail on Saab 9-3

The third brake light and/or license plate lamp may fail due to wiring damaged from rubbing on the trunk lid handle. Our technicians tell us the repair involves correcting the damaged wiring and isolating the connectors so they do not contact the trunk lid handle.

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Average mileage: 144,589 (123,564–161,205)
3 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005
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2003 Saab 9-3 149,000 mi,
Love my car but all of a sudden i get right light brake failure
2005 Saab 9-3 161,205 mi,
license plate light flickers while driving it must be a short in the wiring