1992 Saab 900

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1992 Saab 900 Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

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Rating

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Engine

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the LH-Jetronic Control Unit, and periodic problems are failures of the Cylinder Head Gasket and the Crank Sensor. Failure of the Crank Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the LH-Jetronic Control Unit is estimated at $490.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gasket is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $585.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Crank Sensor is estimated at $190.00 for parts and $162.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Inner Drive Axles. Failure of the Inner Drive Axles applies to (Automatic Transmission) only. The cost to repair the Inner Drive Axles is estimated at $153.00 each for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Lower Ball Joint.The cost to repair the Front Lower Ball Joint is estimated at $42.00 for parts and $60.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Pressure Switch. The cost to repair the Pressure Switch is estimated at $355.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Air Conditioning (A/C) Evaporator Temperature Sensor and the A/C Cooling Fan Relay, and a periodic problem is failure of the Heater Control Valve.The cost to repair the A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor is estimated at $33.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor.The cost to repair the A/C Cooling Fan Relay is estimated at $22.00 for parts and $19.50 for labor.The cost to repair the Heater Control Valve is estimated at $105.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor.This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $380.00-$410.00 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Switchgear. Failure of the Ignition Switchgear may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Switchgear is estimated at $40.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Driver's Airbag Clockspring and the Cruise Control Brake Pedal Switch.The cost to repair the Driver's Airbag Clockspring is estimated at $120.00 for parts and $35.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Cruise Control Brake Pedal Switch is estimated at $14.00 for parts and $35.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • LH-Jetronic Control Unit
  • Driver's Airbag Clockspring
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1991 1992 1993
Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
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