Saab 9-5 Problem Report
Saab 9-5 Excessive Exhaust Noise from Flex Pipe Failure
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.
2008 SAAB 95 AERO. Front pipe flex section failed - nice loud exhaust noise, increased HP from reduced back pressure & annoyed neighbors. $102 - http://www.partsgeek.com/mmparts/exhaust_pipe/saab/95.html - Visitor
Loud exhaust humm in the front/center of the vehicle. I will update with a mechanic/cost. - Visitor
Sounds like my flex pipe just went. Now I need to find out hiw much it is to have repaired - Visitor
flex pipe failed, the car is very loud now. - Visitor
Flex pipe and piece of steel behind rusted out. - Visitor
flex pipe needs replacement, as well as a new muffler, as a huge hole has rusted out of it. - Visitor
Not solved yet. Covered under extended warrenty but Saab does not have parts in stock due to bankruptcy. They said they hope to have this addressed in the next couple weeks. - Visitor
Just had flex pipe replaced due to excessive noise. Noise is from front of vehicle. Shop said they do wear out and fail. It was replaced at local car repair business that does exhaust work. Took about 30 minutes. - Visitor
Same issue as described. - Visitor
When I accelerate it seems to come from the rear.
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