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Saab 9-3 repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 1720 repairs.

Saab 9-3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 543 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Saab 9-3 problems by year

before 1999 (4%)

2000 - 2002 (11%)

2003 - 2005 (38%)

2006 - 2006 (19%)

2007 - 2007 (16%)

2008 - 2011 (13%)

Chart based on 1720 repair trips.
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Saab 9-3 Problems and Repair Histories

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