Starter or Alternator?

Malven King
105

Asked by Oct 26, 2011 at 09:59 AM about the 1999 Saab 9-5 4 Dr SE V6t Turbo Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

problem began with having trouble turning ignition correctly then discovered windows were not responding unless i played with the key. few days ago on the road, whole engine shut down, tried to start it but seemed no power although battery was ok. my mech suspected alternator but i'm debating if i should replace the starter too. (1999 9-5 SE V6)

1 Answer

Robert Lewis
85

Had same issues shop replaced ignition switch and it was fine. The alternator and starter can both be checked so have them checked before you end up spending too much chasing problems.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Saab 9-5 Questions

Saab 9-5 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 170
#2 Adrian McCabe
Adrian McCabe
Reputation 130
#3 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saab 9-3"
34 Great Deals out of 1,288 listings starting at $995
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,431 Great Deals out of 38,927 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 5 Series"
698 Great Deals out of 18,817 listings starting at $1,500
Used Audi A4"
320 Great Deals out of 12,702 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class"
651 Great Deals out of 22,583 listings starting at $1,600
Used Saab 900"
68 listings starting at $1,995
Used Volvo S80"
43 Great Deals out of 1,263 listings starting at $2,500
Used BMW 7 Series"
164 Great Deals out of 5,789 listings starting at $3,500
Used Saab 9000"
8 listings

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Saab 9-5 For Sale
45 listings starting at $7,990
2010 Saab 9-5 For Sale
7 listings starting at $12,995
2009 Saab 9-5 For Sale
8 listings starting at $5,890
2008 Saab 9-5 For Sale
36 listings starting at $3,995
2007 Saab 9-5 For Sale
33 listings starting at $3,900