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NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

1.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
152,467 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.

2007 Saab 9-7X electrical problems

electrical problem

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2007 Saab 9-7X Owner Comments

problem #10

Jul 012015

9-7X

  • 100,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Power door locks function intermittently. Sometimes they all lock/unlock, sometimes no doors lock/unlock, sometimes certain doors lock/unlock. Sometimes the windows operate very slowly as well. I have only used the locks when the vehicle is stationary, but I have noticed the window problem when both moving and stationary. This has been an issue for over a year, I can't pinpoint the exact time it first happened, but it is an ongoing issue.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #9

Dec 152014

9-7X

  • miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-7X. The contact stated that the driver side electrical control panel failed to function. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 12V406000 (electrical system, visibility) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair for longer than a year. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the contact's vehicle would receive the recall repair. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Valley Grove, WV, USA

problem #8

Nov 302014

9-7X

  • 111,000 miles
The contact owned a 2007 Saab 9-7X. The contact stated that while the vehicle was parked, there was a popping noise and the vehicle caught fire. A police report was not filed and no injuries were sustained. The vehicle was inspected by the dealer and deemed totaled. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 111,000.

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

problem #7

Aug 182014

9-7X 6-cyl

  • 945,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Upon entering my vehicle and starting it, I attempted to roll down the drivers side window and the window began to smoke and would not roll up or down. No trouble with it before hand.

- Florence, KY, USA

problem #6

Jul 052012

9-7X 6-cyl

  • 71,000 miles
Vehicle power windows, seats, seat heat stopped working. Windows have gone up/down uncontrolled when keys are not even in the vehicle which is very dangerous. GM says that this condition is a fire hazard and do not park in a garage, but are dragging their collective feet in fixing this problem!!!! this vehicle is unsafe to put my family into, I just want it fixed now!!!!!

- Hudson, WI, USA

problem #5

Oct 062012

9-7X 8-cyl

  • 111,522 miles
Driver side window/door panel started smoking. Burned a whole through the unit. Window and door controls do not work. The sideview mirror control rolled down the window and now the entire unit does not work. Electrical smell throughout the car.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #4

Oct 062012

9-7X

  • 110,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Driver side window/door panel started smoking. Window and door controls do not work. The sideview mirror control rolled down the window and now the entire unit does not work. Electrical smell throughout the car.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 172010

9-7X

  • 30,000 miles
For the past two year I have been getting intermediate false fuel readings. The gauge would read empty or close to it. One time it stated I had more gas then I really did, causing me to run out of gas on the freeway. As time went on, the issue became more frequent. It is becoming a dangerous issue.

- Escondido, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 052012

9-7X 8-cyl

  • miles
Fuel gauge does not display the correct fuel level. Fuel gauge will indicate full when tank is empty, or empty when tank is full. Has caused a check engine light on numerous occasions.

- Henrico, VA, USA

problem #1

Jan 052012

9-7X 8-cyl

  • 46,146 miles
Erratic fuel gauge. At times gauge will read empty when tank is near full or will read full when fuel tank is half full.

- Sterling Heights, MI, USA

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