NHTSA — Fuel/Propulsion System Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,500 miles

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2007 Saab 9-3 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2007 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 072016


  • 139,000 miles


Fuel gauge not working

- Edgewater, FL, USA

problem #3

Jan 052016


  • 75,000 miles
Engine very rough when starting after cold night. This seems to be a very common problem on the internet for these car models and years, and the official reason is improperly hardened (defective) intake valves. Eventually the car will not run. Repair is about $2500.

- Arlington, MA, USA

problem #2

Apr 152015


  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. while driving approximately 60 mph and attempting to accelerate, the vehicle hesitated and the engine warning light illuminated. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that the fuel pump needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced the failure listed in NHTSA campaign number: 11E009000(fuel system, gasoline); however, the VIN was not included. The contact also received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V318000 (seat belts); however, the parts needed were unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The VIN was unavailable. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Willimantic , CT, USA

problem #1

Feb 102013


  • miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-3. the contact stated that while driving at unknown speeds, the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was able to be restarted but the failure recurred several times. The vehicle was driven to the dealer where it was found that the fuel pump had failed. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Newport News, VA, USA

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