I will probably lose it if I can't get this car fixed. In December I noticed the engine would rev itself slightly at stop lights. I have been driving it for almost 10 years. Without any rhyme nor reason? Very comfortable and fun to drive. Power steering pressure hose 2008. It was towed into shop 3 times after quote repaired?! Hatch back with fold down rear seats make this car a great carrier for goods and still allows the car to perform with ease as the turbo engine pulls well from all speeds Primary Use: Commuting to work Excellent Little Car.
Rear passenger window motor 2010. This reveals a company that has no regard for human life or driver safety! I took it in and was told the crank shaft position sensor needed to be replaced. To make the customer as happy as possible! It gets good gas mileage and has been low maintenance overall. It is also difficult to get in and out of for my husband who has a stiff knee. Because they wanted to make it perfect! I can clearly tell the most of you are Americans. My car is a Saab 9.
Research points to sludge in the oil. Anyway, I ordered online and now have found you can't call them. I took it in to the dealership and the problem was just this sensor. The 2002 Saab 9-3 has one of the best body styles of all the Saabs ever made. I have 2 small children and I spent 3 months in fear that I would come back to find someone hiding in it.
Of course it always happens in the dark. Do not buy a Saab. But I forgive all about that when my roof is down, it is a fast and fun car to drive. Primary Use: Commuting to work I Just Wish I Got To Drive It More. Driver's side window stuck in rolled down position and yep you guessed it, it was winter. Even when they realized that they had a problem in 2003, they did not remedy it. Engine disintegrated at 89000 miles.
See the for more information. The parts and computer programs are difficult to find or not accessible. Issues started when I moved away from home. Turbo sensor valve 2007 and 2009. I told them of an oil smell, and they said it was a minor problem. Advertisements on this site are placed and controlled by outside advertising networks. Although I don't like that it's black.
The serviceman, Gary, said bring it in January, when you have more miles, as it was still too new. In my opinion, the best cars ever made and I'm in the hunt for a low mileage used one right now. I am sorry to hear about the problems with your Saab. My 9-3 now has over 110,000 miles on it after I bought it with about 70,000 miles. It was a 900S manual with an oddball pinkish silver color that my friends gave me grief over but I loved it.
Keys don't lock doors any longer. I hope this might help you. On the open road I sometimes can get 29 mpg. Two weeks later, another one has blown, there are still 4 more to go. Yet, Saab financial was on my case every month to pay the lease fee.
I have read hundreds of owners complaining about the same things. The resale value is terrible due to all the negative buzz about Saab. Had the car towed 4 times - once it just stopped while driving down the road at 45mph. Their advice was to trade in the car. Original review: July 18, 2015 I bought a 2005 Saab 9-3 linear sedan 2 years ago and I regret it so much. What does it take for car makers to stand behind their product? I was told that this could be caused by the coil packs and that some Sabbs were under recall for it.
I am very stubborn, but the car finally had a total victory over me. Saab made some bad mistakes with the 9000. No major issues until it was approaching 250,000 miles when it seemed like everything just went to hell at once. They should rename it fail! The car will not start randomly. I don't look forward to the day when they die of old age and I have to buy a non-Saab product since they no longer exist. I own a 2003 9-3 convertible and it has been extremely reliable.
Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2012 Engine and transmission 2. I brought it in and was told that because Saab is bankrupt they could not repair the issue under the manufacturer warranty I was never told there was one in the start when it was first repaired , then I was told the extended warranty would not cover the part and repair as the manufacturer warranty was covering it. Original review: March 31, 2014 The first Thing you need to know if you own a Saab is to find a Saab tech. Unfortunately I had to get rid of it in 2010. I called Fox Chevy where I bought it, no answer. This was to save a couple of bucks per car.