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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline Problems

2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,095 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 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2007 Saab 9-7X Owner Comments

problem #9

Jun 212014

9-7X

  • 102,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2007 Saab 97. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the fuel gauge was indicating incorrect level readings. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or independent mechanic. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure and current mileage was 102,000. The VIN was not available.

- Millbury, MA, USA

problem #8

Dec 152013

9-7X 8-cyl

  • 98,000 miles
I have a 2007 Saab 9-7X with a faulty fuel gauge. There are many articles related to this problem and I would like to submit my complaint. The fuel gauge fails immediately when I start the engine. After several minutes, it then reads erratically. If you could reply on how I am to take care of this with GM, it would be appreciated. My vehicle has 102,000 miles on it and I am the original owner.

- Saint Charles, MO, USA

problem #7

Mar 232012

9-7X

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns 2007 Saab 9-7X. The contact stated that she refueled the vehicle to capacity and when she started the vehicle, the fuel gauge displayed an empty reading. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer to have the failure diagnosed. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 57,000.

- Rochester Hill , MI, USA

problem #6

Jan 052012

9-7X 8-cyl

  • miles

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

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 #5

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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problem #4

Nov 192010

9-7X 6-cyl

  • 50,074 miles
Less than 100 miles after the manufacturer warranty ended, after filling the gas tank, the gauge dropped to "empty" and the gas light came on. After driving for several miles the gauge started fluctuating between full and empty, and seemed to be accurate after a while. This continued for a few weeks, but eventually stopped fluctuating and now always shows empty, regardless of the amount of fuel in the tank.

- Rumson, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jun 102011

9-7X 6-cyl

  • 63,632 miles

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

The first time I noticed a problem I was at the gas station. My fuel gauge indicated the vehicle was close to empty and needed gas. The vehicle has a 22-gal tank, but the pump stopped at 10 gallons. It would not take any more. I thought that was odd. I had never had any other problems with the vehicle. Since the problem started the vehicle will only take 10-12 gallons of gas. My husband thinks there is more gas in the tank, but IżM not taking any chances. I reset the trip meter to zero each time I get gas. My vehicle gets approx. 18 mpg. I used to fill up at about 330 miles on the trip meter. One day, upon getting in the vehicle, the low fuel light was on. The vehicle had been driven approximately 216 miles. The gas hand came up to half a tank and then quickly began to drop to empty. The miles range (how many miles you need until you get gas) just starts quickly ticking down the miles. This has happened several times. Now when I get near 216 miles driven I get gas. There is no stalling or anything like that. I have not run out of gas. I get gas immediately when the gauge starts dropping and the miles range starts ticking down. I make sure I hit the trip meter so I don't run out of gas. It sounds like a gas sensor or something like that. I will take it to the dealership next week to see what is wrong. I believe there needs to be a recall for this item. Can you help? this problem started around June 10, 2011.

- Elizabethtown, KY, USA

problem #2

Feb 102011

9-7X 6-cyl

  • 71,000 miles
On numerous occasions while driving my vehicle, it has registered half a tank to a quarter tank of fuel. While driving, with no warning, the vehicle has stalled, and later was determined to be out of gas. It has occurred at least 4 occasions in the past 6-8 months, always while I was on the highway.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #1

Nov 012007

9-7X

  • 6,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-7X. The vehicle experienced numerous recurring failures. The vehicle was been taken to an authorized dealer to have the following failures repaired: License plate trimming, fuel sending unit, water pump, stabilitrak sensor, steering sensor, brake lights, front struts, front mounts, front bearings, upper control arms, serpentine belt, cup holder, manufacturer emblem, and the throttle positioning sensor. He also mentioned that his passenger side door speaker does not work during rainy weather conditions. The transmission also jerks into second gear during cold weather. The failure mileage was 6,000. The current mileage was 41,000.

- Gilfred, CT, USA

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