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1999 Saab 9-5 Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 1999 Saab 9-5 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 1999 Saab 9-5 repairs by problem area

49% of the 1999 Saab 9-5 repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 20% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 55 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

1999 Saab 9-5

Engine not specified

Saab in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 147000    
148000 88 The drivers side front window would not go back up (it would only go down). Was apparently a problem with the window motor.  
 
Saab in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2013 142000    
144000 60 Passenger side blend door replaced Alternator replaced Battery replaced 
 
Saab in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 199000    
206000 508 Engine starter was replaced. 

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1999 Saab 9-5 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saab in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 121000    
134000 0 Trunk would not open due to electrical failure. 
 
Saab in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 135000    
147000 600 Ac & heat would not always work. Told it was the blendors,the plastic insides of the system? Cost of part was not that high but the labor to remove the dash, etc. is what cost so much. 
 

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1999 Saab 9-5 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Saab in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 120000    
124000 100 No heat on drivers side replaced broken motor arm for stepping unit; still no heat on DS. Will replace cabin filter next to see if that solves the problem. 
 
Saab in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 141000    
142000 125 A/C stopped working, stuck on heat 
 
Saab in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 84000    
92000 41 Power window switch failed 
117000  

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1999 Saab 9-5 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saab in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 129000    
132000 0 Total failure of alternator. Replaced with remanufactured one with 2 yr warranty-cost of unit $195.00 baance for difficult labor. 
135000  

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