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Saab 9-3 Most Common Problems

27
ignition coil pack
20
end link or bushing for stabilizer bar
17
bulb: headlight
17
coil spring
13
strut bearing, mount, or brace
12
brake caliper
12
fuel pump
11
strut (suspension)
10
damper / shock absorber
9
fuel level sending unit / sensor
9
tie-rod / tie-rod end
8
A/C compressor
8
radiator hose / engine coolant pipe
8
water pump
8
windshield washer nozzle / jet / sprayer
7
blower motor / HVAC interior fan
6
A/C recharge (no parts replaced)
6
control arm / tension strut / thrust arm / lateral link
6
engine sensor, oil leak
6
power door lock actuator / solenoid
 
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Chart is based on 778 vehicles in TrueDelta's reliability survey.
These are the problems owners most commonly reported on TrueDelta's Car Reliability Survey. For many models not all entries have been coded yet, so focus on the relative numbers rather than the absolute numbers. Usually when people say "they all have this problem," the problem in question actually affects between 10 percent and 20 percent of all cars. We aren't counting wear items like brake pads and rotors that truly do require periodic replacement on all cars.