SAAB Comments and Complaints ID: 1481 - Vehicle Safety Information for SAAB

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2000 SAAB 9-5 in binghamton ny
Were did you send it to get rebuilt?
2001 SAAB 95 in San Antonio, Tx
I own a 95 wagon and have not experienced that priblem, although my 99 honda accord was doing that very thing shutting off suddenly. Turned out to be the electrical ignition switch behind the key tumbler. Replaced it and fixed now
1999 SAAB 9-3 in michigan
My wife's 2001 9-3 now has a burn mark on the left side and a matching burn mark on her coat. I too think this should be addressed by Saab and at their expense, though I'm sure an attorney might recommend going further. What have you done a...
2004 SAAB 9-5 in Raleigh, NC
I own a 2004 Saab 9-5 and exactly the same thing has happened to me - several times. It is a very scary problem. Have you learned anything else about it? I think Saab definitely needs to do a recall. Thanks for your help.
2004 SAAB 9-3 in Long Island, NY
Replace fan speed control. Unit is directly connected to battery, when it shorts internally , fan runs all the time. Saabmedic.
2006 SAAB 9-3 in Long Island, NY
Secure using JB Weld from any parts store. Saabmedic.
2004 SAAB 9-5 in Long Island, NY
Prob. break in trunk wiring. Pull the concertina rubber tube at left trunk hinge, the wires flex and break there. More prevalent on earlier models esp. if trunk is opened often. Repair wires and reposition. Saabmedic.
2004 SAAB 9-3 in Guilford, CT
I am having the same problem. Was there a repair?
2001 SAAB 95 in springfield, MO
did you get it fixed, if so what was it my friends is doing the same thing.
1999 SAAB 9-3 in toronto
I recently bought a 1999 SAAB 9-3, BASE MODEL, MANUAL. It was my second time turning on the seat warmer, when I noticed a distinct smell of smoldering plastic. I immediately realized this might be the seat warmer, turned it off and aired ou...
2001 SAAB 95 in san antonio, tx
looking to see what fixed the problem with the abs/tcs light. thank you chris
1997 SAAB 900 in evanston, illinois
The same thing happened to my son this morning on his 1997 saab 900se except he was 2 blocks from the house and not just starting the car. the dash cracked also.
2000 SAAB 9-5 in Mountain View, CA
Can you provide information about how and where your abs controller was repaired.
2004 SAAB 9-5
I have had problems with the left backup light for months. yesterday, the trunk lock went. any suggestions?
2000 SAAB 95 in Scranton, PA
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 95. when attempting to restart the vehicle, it failed to start. an hour later, the vehicle started. the failure occurred for one week. the vehicle was taken to a mechanic and he stated that the electrical sys...
2006 SAAB 9-3 in Javksonville, FL
The shift nob flew off - exposing only a small metal bar to hold on to and shift- this happened while in traffic and made it impossible to shift until pulling over and re-attaching the nob.
1994 SAAB 9000 in Clifton, NJ
Srs light came on within 1 day spontaneous driver side air bag deployed at hwy. speed, able to get car to shoulder slight burns inside right forearm, clear and dry day.
2005 SAAB 9-2X in Grimesland, NC
Purchased a used tire from colony tire in greenville, nc on 10/29/07. later in the day, noticed some cuts or slashes around the sidewall near the rim. jacked up the car and found similar sidewall separation on the inside sidewall. the tir...
2001 SAAB 95 in San Diego, CA
Tl contact owns a 2001 saab 95. while driving approximately 65 mph, the abs warning light illuminated. the vehicle was towed to a dealer and they stated that the abs module needed to be repaired. the current mileage was 97,000 and failur...
2000 SAAB 9-5 in Seattle, WA
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 9-5 aero. the contact noticed rust on the lug nuts on all the wheels. the dealer acknowledged the rust on the lug nuts, but was unable to determine the cause of the failure. as of october 24, 2007, the dealer ...
2001 SAAB 9-5 in Miami, FL
Tl contact owns a 2001 saab 9-5. the contact stated that the check engine light illuminated intermittently. the dealer stated that the di cassette was the cause of the failure, which is the same as the ignition discharge module. currentl...
2003 SAAB 9-3 in Waukesha, WI
Tl contact owns a 2003 saab 9-3. the driver's seat belt does not retract and remains loose. the contact has not taken the vehicle to the dealer, but he discovered nhtsa campaign id number 04v226000 (seat belts:front:retractor). the manuf...
2000 SAAB 9-5 in Trumbull, CT
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 9-5. while driving 5 mph through ez pass toll lane, the engine light illuminated and remained lit. the vehicle was taken to a mechanic and the electrical system:ignition:module was repaired; however, the dealer...
1999 SAAB 9-3 in Medford, MA
Enabled driver side seat heater for first time since last winter/spring. while driving, left side of my lower body started burning, and i smelled smoke. parked car. dime sized hole with smoldering edges was present on my drivers seat. u...
2000 SAAB 9-5 in Woburn, MA
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab arrow 9-5. while driving between 25-55 mph, the vehicle stalls. the failure has occurred on several occasions. on march 15, 2007, the vehicle stalled and was towed to the dealer. nhtsa campaign id number 05v3...
2000 SAAB 9-5 in Earlton, NY
I own a 2000 saab 9-5 v6. just recently, about a month ago, my check engine light came on in the car. when this happened the car began to hesitate and "buck". i had a car computer hooked up to my car to find out what the problem is. the...
2006 SAAB 9-3 in Minneapolis, MN
Tl contact owns a 2006 saab 9-3. while reversing the vehicle at 4 mph, the contact depressed the brake pedal and the vehicle did not stop. he had to stand on the brake pedal in order to stop the vehicle. the failure occurred approximatel...
1995 SAAB 900 in Lincoln, NE
Tl contact owns a 1995 saab 900. the contact stated that the vehicle would roll backwards and forwards numerous times unless the parking brake was applied. while in a parking lot, the vehicle rolled backwards into an intersection and stru...
2004 SAAB 9-3 in Trenton, NJ
Cabin fan runs although key is no in ignition and unit is on off position. the situation also happens when unit is in off position and car is being driven.
1999 SAAB 9-5 in Savage, MD
I have a saab 9-5 1999 wagon. my direct ignition cassette is overheating causing the car to miss. i checked online and found a recall on these cassettes. the recall though only covers years 2000-2002. my car is a few months before the recal...
2006 SAAB 9-3 in Tampa, FL
22 june 07 rear brakes replaced, noticed on initial driving that brake pedal would 'bottom out' , brakes would make metal on metal sound, and vehicle slow to stop. 13 july 07 vehicle returned to dealer with brake complaint, hand brake ad...
2002 SAAB 9-5 in West Caldwell, NJ
Transmission "clunk" occurred with shifting from reverse to drive. dealer diagnosed valve body and recommended transmission rebuild. aamco diagnosed same issue resulting from metal shavings being released from torque converter into trans...
2000 SAAB 95 in Westhampton, MA
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 9-5. on april 20,2006, the vehicle was repaired due to nhtsa recall number 05v399000 (electrical system:ignition:module). on july 10, 2007, the engine light began illuminating intermittently. the vehicle was p...
2000 SAAB 95 in Westhampton, MA
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 9-5. on april 20,2006, the vehicle was repaired due to nhtsa recall number 05v399000 (electrical system:ignition:module). on july 10, 2007, the engine light began illuminating intermittently. the vehicle was p...
2007 SAAB 9-5 in Weirton, WV
Tl contact owns a 2007 saab 9-5. while driving 50 mph and attempting to accelerate, the vehicle stalled. the failure occurs intermittently. the dealer was unable to diagnose the cause or duplicate the failure on two occasions. the conta...
2007 SAAB 9-3 in Helens Ranch, CO
Tl contact owns a 2007 saab aero. the brakes failed while driving 5 mph in reverse on a hill. the contact was only able to stop the vehicle after placing the vehicle in park. the weather conditions were normal. no warning lights appeared on...
2000 SAAB 9-3 in Raleigh, NC
Tl contact owns a 2000 saab 9-3. at 68,359 miles, the engine was rebuilt due to a blown piston. the manufacturer stated that his vin was not included in the recall. fifteen months later, the entire engine had to be rebuilt for the same f...
2006 SAAB 9-3 in Naples, FL
Tl contact owns a 2006 saab 9-3. the vehicle has four pirelli p6 (size p215/55r16-97) season tires. the contact's wife was driving approximately 70 mph when the sidewall on the passenger side front tire suddenly burst. she was able to co...
2002 SAAB 9-3 in Ordell, NJ
This car has died 3 times while driving and required a tow. the first time the ignition module was replaced for free (recall). the 2nd time the car mysteriously re-started before the tow truck arrived. the most recent incident resulted i...
2002 SAAB 9-3 in Ordell, NJ
This car has died 3 times while driving and required a tow. the first time the ignition module was replaced for free (recall). the 2nd time the car mysteriously re-started before the tow truck arrived. the most recent incident resulted i...
2002 SAAB 9-3 in Ordell, NJ
This car has died 3 times while driving and required a tow. the first time the ignition module was replaced for free (recall). the 2nd time the car mysteriously re-started before the tow truck arrived. the most recent incident resulted i...
2002 SAAB 9-5 in Smyrna, GA
Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings summary: driving on highway, pressure line from fuel tank came loose and started leaking massive amounts of gas all over the underside of the vehicle and street. stream of ...
2002 SAAB 9-5 in Smyrna, GA
Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings summary: driving on highway, pressure line from fuel tank came loose and started leaking massive amounts of gas all over the underside of the vehicle and street. stream of ...
2003 SAAB 9-3 in Bensalem, PA
In, approximately, the last four months, my engine warning light my engine warning light has gone on. in contacting the dealer, the first time, the gas cap had not been properly put back on. the two subsequent times, i am certain that it h...
2002 SAAB 9-3 in Yorktown Heights, NY
Malfunction of automatic transmission on a car with 50000 miles on. transmission specialist indicated malfunction began at least 5000 miles prior to the breakdown.
1998 SAAB 900 in Arlington, VA
My 1998 saab 900 se turbo convertible has 62,000 miles on it, and yet i've just had to replace the direct ignition cassette which completely failed -- thankfully i was still in the driveway when it conked out, this is ridiculously early in ...
2002 SAAB 9-3 in Yorktown Heights, NY
On 1/26/07 the water pump of my car was replaced because it was leaking. i have come to realize this is the third time the water pump needed to be changes. it was also changed by the manufacturer/dealer on 11/10/04 & 2/25/03. hence the c...
2002 SAAB 9-5 in Savage, MN
I am experiencing a transmission issue with my 2002 saab 9-5. judging by the number of mentions i have seen in online forums, this is a pretty wide spread issue. the saab tsb that relates to this issue is 440-2497, october 2004. my local...
2005 SAAB 9-2X in Arlington, TX
Purchased car approx 2 months ago. odometer read 24,200 miles. within two months, and 2,000 miles, the car has been in for a whining noise, alarm, power steering, and an air compressor. after 3 weeks back and forth, i am now on my third dif...
2005 SAAB 9-2X in Arlington, TX
Purchased car approx 2 months ago. odometer read 24,200 miles. within two months, and 2,000 miles, the car has been in for a whining noise, alarm, power steering, and an air compressor. after 3 weeks back and forth, i am now on my third dif...
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