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1999 Saab 9-5 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.

1999 Saab 9-5 repair cost distribution

Of the 1999 Saab 9-5 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 39% between $100 and $499, and 52% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

1999 Saab 9-5

Engine not specified

Saab in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 102000    
102000 700 The car wouldn't start. Had it towed to the Saab dealer. Replaced an ignition part, the coil, I think.  The car stopped on the street and wouldn't move. A grinding sound came from the transmission and it jerked into gear. Car was towed to my driveway. I'll give it away. I've spent $15,000 in repairs in three years. Worst car I ever owned 
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.  

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