SAAB Maintenance

With SAAB not being manufactured anymore it is more important than ever to pay attention to the recommended SAAB maintenance. This will help keep your SAAB on the road for 200,000 miles and beyond! Here are some basic tips for maintaining your gorgeous vehicle.

Saab Maintenance I

Saab Maintenance I is performed when the change engine oil light comes on, within 10 months of the vehicle purchase, or 10 months from when Saab Maintenance II was performed. This service consists of the following:

·         Change engine oil and oil filter every 3,000 miles.

·         Visually check for SAAB leaks or damage that needs to be assessed

·         Rotate tires and check tire pressure, as well as tire wear to make sure it is spread evenly

·         Check engine coolant

·         Regularly inspect brake system

·         Check windshield washer fluid levels and top off

Saab Maintenance II

Saab Maintenance II is performed if the previous service was Maintenance I. Always use SAAB Maintenance II whenever the light comes on 10 months or more since your last service, or if the light has not come on at all for a year. This service consists of the following:

·         Everything Saab Maintenance I consists of

·         Inspect suspension and steering components

·         Inspect engine cooling system

·         Inspect wiper blades

·         Inspect restraint system components

·         Lubricate body components

·         Check/add transmission fluid level

Additional Saab Services for 2005-2009 Saab 9-7 Models

 25,000, 75,000 & 125,000 miles

·         Inspect fuel system for damage/leaks

·         Inspect exhaust system for loose or damaged components

50,000 & 150,000 miles

·         Everything included in the 25,000 miles additional services

·         Replace engine air filter

·         Change automatic transmission fluid and filter

·         Change transfer case fluid (automatic transfer case only)

100,000 miles

·         Everything included in the 50,000 miles additional services

·         Change automatic transmission fluid and filter

·         Replace spark plugs

·         Inspect spark plug wires (V8 engines only)

For pre-2005 models, ask our service advisor to assist you with a maintenance plan. We will do a thorough inspection of the vehicle, checking to see if it is up to date with its necessary services. If it is not, we will recommend which services are taken care of now, and which can wait if need be. This helps you budget while keeping your vehicle on the road avoiding surprise repairs. The maintenance plan will be similar to the one shown above. At EuroCar, you can rest assured that your SAAB is getting the best care possible. Our shop is equipped with specialized SAAB technicians, Automotive Service Excellence Master Technicians, and an industry leading warranty at 2 year/24,000 miles.