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1999 Saab 9-5 Electrical Problems

Percentage of 1999 Saab 9-5 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 59 repairs.
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1999 Saab 9-5

Engine not specified

144000 mi US $60 Passenger side blend door replaced Alternator replaced Battery replaced 
206000 US $508 Engine starter was replaced. 
200000   Saab 9-5 alarm system batteries go bad after 8+ years. Alarm will go off while driving the car and other random times. I pulled the plug that supplies power to the alarm. There are YouTube videos that explain how. 
148000 US $88 The drivers side front window would not go back up (it would only go down). Was apparently a problem with the window motor.  

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1999 Saab 9-5 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic 2WD

134000 mi   Trunk would not open due to electrical failure. 
147000 US $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

124000 mi US $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. 
142000 US $125 A/C stopped working, stuck on heat 
92000 US $41 Power window switch failed 

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1999 Saab 9-5 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

132000 mi   Total failure of alternator. Replaced with remanufactured one with 2 yr warranty-cost of unit $195.00 baance for difficult labor. 

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