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Saab 9-5 Vibration From Passenger Side on Acceleration

Saab 9-5 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Drive Train Affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 59,333 mi (25,000 mi - 80,000 mi)


The front passenger side axle can wear, and the tri-pod bearing is known to fail. Vibration can be felt from the passenger side when the axle becomes worn.

  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    my whole front end will start vibrating upon engine loading (accelerating) uphill. It only happens when the car is completely warmed up though.

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  • Visitor,

    Any Saab after 2000 is but a Sabb engine and dress on a Chevy undercarriage. What did you expect>

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  • Visitor, , 73,000 mi

    My saab starts to vibrate around 65 mph . had the tires rotated and balanced twice but still persists. has new rims and recent tires but still vibrates and it`s driving me crazy

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