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Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Saab 9-3

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Saab 9-3 is between $428 and $523 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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Saab 9-3
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$475
Annual Repair Cost
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A knocking noise while turning and/or a banging noise when driving on rough roads may develop in the front suspension. This type of noise is commonly caused by a front strut thrust bearing damaged ...
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) and/or traction control light may illuminate. This can be caused by corrosion in the (ABS) wire harness connector at the right front wheel speed sensor due to water...
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.
I think thats why my left headlight goea o and off
I'm looking for the fuel filter location and would like to know if it is part of my pump module
Car starts and runs alternator replaced 1year ago??
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2003-2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured ...
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible vehicles m...
SAAB IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2010...
Overall Score (9 Reviews)
December 01, 2015
2000 Saab 9-3
Turbo, limp home mode, leaky top, hard to start, dies at idle, convertible malfunction due to faulty leaky high pressure line, just to name a few issues. I can not believe that recalls are not on a...
October 17, 2015
1999 Saab 9-3
I too love my Saab!!! I bought it in Feb of 14 & I've had to do some work on it. But like the other reviewer I too Google DIY projects, order my own parts & then tell the mechanic what to do. I can...
August 21, 2014
2005 Saab 9-3
I purchased our 2005 9-3 Aero new, and have close to 180,000 miles on it now. Yes HID lights are expensive and it is hard to work on, just went through my first clutch. However, this has been the b...