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Saab 9-7x Problems

Find the most common issues based on Saab 9-7x owner complaints.

Most Common 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 wiring for the transfer case speed sensor can fail causing sporadic operation of the AWD (All Wheel Drive) system.
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0 Known Saab 9-7x Brakes Problems

2 Known Saab 9-7x Drive Train Problems

The wiring for the transfer case speed sensor can fail causing sporadic operation of the AWD (All Wheel Drive) system.
If a groaning noise is heard from the rear of the vehicle while making turns, the limited slip differential should be inspected. Components should be inspected and replaced as needed.

5 Known Saab 9-7x Electrical & Lights Problems

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, even when the fuel tank is empty. The solution is to replace the fuel level sending unit.
If the Check Engine Light is on and the engine is overheating, the wire harness for the electric cooling fan should be inspected. The harness can fail and cause these symptoms.

3 Known Saab 9-7x Engine Problems

Porosity in the rear of the engine block can cause oil leakage around the rear engine cover. Porosity may be found at rear of the engine and the repair procedure in the service bulletin describes u...
Oil can leak from the oil pressure sensor causing a loss of pressure at the sensor and illumination of the oil light.
The 2008-2009 SAAB 9-7x and 9-7x Aero use a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This...

0 Known Saab 9-7x Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known Saab 9-7x Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Saab 9-7x Maintenance Problems

0 Known Saab 9-7x Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known Saab 9-7x Suspension & Steering Problems

Rear spring sensor malfunction can cause the rear suspension to sag requiring recalibration of the sensors.
Leaks in the air suspension can cause the air compressor to run constantly.

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Known Saab 9-7x Problems & Complaints

The trunk module can fail causing the tailgate to malfunction when opening or closing.
Rear spring sensor malfunction can cause the rear suspension to sag requiring recalibration of the sensors.
The wiring for the transfer case speed sensor can fail causing sporadic operation of the AWD (All Wheel Drive) system.
The 2008-2009 SAAB 9-7x and 9-7x Aero use a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This...
If the Check Engine Light is on and the engine is overheating, the wire harness for the electric cooling fan should be inspected. The harness can fail and cause these symptoms.
The fuel level sender can malfunction causing the fuel gauge to always read at the full level, even when the fuel tank is empty. The solution is to replace the fuel level sending unit.
Leaks in the air suspension can cause the air compressor to run constantly.
Oil can leak from the oil pressure sensor causing a loss of pressure at the sensor and illumination of the oil light.
If a groaning noise is heard from the rear of the vehicle while making turns, the limited slip differential should be inspected. Components should be inspected and replaced as needed.
Porosity in the rear of the engine block can cause oil leakage around the rear engine cover. Porosity may be found at rear of the engine and the repair procedure in the service bulletin describes u...
The right/front seat belt retractor assembly can fail causing illumination of the SRS warning light.
The Vehicle Communications Interface Module can fail causing On-Star to not function properly.
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