NHTSA — Steering Problems


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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2007 Saab 9-7X steering problems

steering problem

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2007 Saab 9-7X Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 012012


  • 10,000 miles


When driving the car, at about 50 mph it will begin to feel like the wheels are cutting loose, like you are on gravel. It has also begun to make a howling noise that seems to be coming from the wheels? nobody seems to really be able to pinpoint the problem. We have thought maybe it had to do with traction control. It sent my husband into the ditch though. We're lucky it didn't send him into traffic!

- Ava, MO, USA

problem #2

Nov 012007


  • 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

problem #1

May 172008


  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Saab 9-7X. When the contact turned the steering column, he heard an abnormal squeaking noise. The dealer reset the computer, torque, and realigned the rear differential; however, the noise still persists. The manufacturer did not assist. The failure mileage was 14,000 and current mileage was 22,000.

- Oakpark, CA, USA

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