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1999 Saab 9-5 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1999 Saab 9-5

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1999 Saab 9-5 is between $419 and $513 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1999 Saab 9-5
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$466
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The exhaust flex pipe can fail causing excessive exhaust noise from the front/center area of the vehicle. The flex pipe is a flexible joint in the exhaust that allows for engine movement.
The Check Engine Light may come on because the electronic throttle body has failed. Other symptoms include loss of acceleration, a high idle or failure to return to idle, and difficulty starting.
The idler pulley for the serpentine belt can fail causing noise from the belt area. Our technicians report the pulley has been known to fail completely which can cause the belt to break or be thr...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 02, 2013
1999 Saab 9-5 of
Love the car but man its so expensive to maintain especially now that saab do not make cars. parts are harder and harder to find which mean they are expensive. Engine is solid but leaks so much oil...
September 03, 2010
1999 Saab 9-5
Bought 1999 Saab 9-5SE used in 2000. Car was great for the first 3 years or so and then really started having various engine and electrical problems. Only had a little over 60,000 miles on it when ...
December 22, 2009
1999 Saab 9-5
Great car, awesome on gas, sport feel when you want / need it. Fuel savings when driver modestly. A few small electrical mysteries, that have come and gone by them selves. Plenty of 3rd party repla...