Maybe start with new battery cables and battery.
It was also common on the older 900/9-3 with cold start problems that got cured with a new CKP sensor. If you haven't replaced that on yours, it is always a good idea since they do have limited lifespan anyway on the newer 9-3 and 9-5 and they are not that much money.
A few 9-5 V6 cold start problems has been cured by finally replacing the starter. Since it is a royal pain to replace them on those I hesitated for the longest trying to find anything else before doing it.
The left drive shaft is a sorry piece. It gets a little bit better by replacing the steel bushing inside diff but I only do that if the leak is too bad from the seal.
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