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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Saab 9-5 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Saab 9-5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 052003

(reported on)


  • miles


Problems with delay in report of warranty claim and the availability of service. The vehicle stalled in traffic posing a safety hazard. Upon contacting his local dealer, the consumer was given an appointment for repairs two weeks after the call. Consumer felt this was unacceptable, and this serious safety defect shouldn't wait as long. Consumer is holding Saab responsible for anything that may happen between the date of the phone call and the appointment.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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