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Re: parts and maintenance question
Posted by three_jeeps (more from three_jeeps) on Sun, 9 Jun 2019 08:52:30
In Reply to: parts and maintenance question, Matt, Tue, 21 May 2019 07:54:31
I have a 2004 9-5 Arc and getting replacement parts OEM or aftermarket has not been a problem to date.
With older saabs one major point of repair are the sub frame bushings.
The ones on my 2004 needed to be replaced at around 110K miles ~ 2016) and the car was taken very good care of. Having a mechanic to it will vary on price but expect to see $1000-1500 depending on extent of repair. It will make a world of difference in how the vehicle behaves. There are ppl here who would consider this a DIY project but IMHO, it is a bit of a challenge if you don't have the right tools and shop area. A few good videos around.
I don't have a wagon but from reading this and other forums, the springs on these vehicles weaken significantly and need to be replaced.
Personally, if I were targeting a wagon, I'd assume these need to be done and a $2K repair bill for those two items alone. YMMV
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Posts in this Thread:
- parts and maintenance question, Matt, Tue, 21 May 2019 07:54:311
- Re: parts and maintenance question, three_jeeps, Sun, 9 Jun 2019 08:52:30 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: parts and maintenance question, Boris Bubbanov, Wed, 22 May 2019 12:23:11
- Re: parts and maintenance question, NCCaniac , Wed, 22 May 2019 09:45:37
- 2nd eEuro... and Dave., PGAero , Wed, 22 May 2019 09:14:30
- Re: parts and maintenance question, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Tue, 21 May 2019 17:16:51
- Definitely consider eEuroparts.com - They help make ths site possible!, Scott Paterson , Tue, 21 May 2019 12:24:09
- Re: parts and maintenance question, Jeremy R., Tue, 21 May 2019 12:16:50
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