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Mike

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Your Vehicle


Year

2009

Make

Saab

Model

9-3

VIN

YS3FH47R391003263


Reported Mileage

30,000 mi

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Vehicle Representation

Overall Condition

Safety

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Verification
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Representation


Item Match Actuals Photo(s)
VIN Yes YS3FH47R391003263
Year Yes 2009
Make Yes Saab
Model Yes 9-3
Trim Yes Aero
Engine Yes Aero
Transmission Yes Aero
Exterior Color No Carbon Grey
Interior Color Yes Black W/Parchment Inserts
Odometer Reading Yes 29,569 mi

Documentation


Item Present Additional Data
Owner's Manual Yes
Service History No
Last Oil Change Yes Dec 1, 2017 / 28,000 mi
Maintenance Record No
CARFAX Report No
Ignition Keys Yes 2
Key FOBs Yes 2
Glove Box Key No No lock present



/ Condition


Exterior


Exterior Photos
Front View Left Front Quarter Panel
Right Front Quarter Panel Right Rear Quarter Panel
Left Rear Quarter Panel Front Grille
Driver Side View Passenger Side View
Rear Exterior
Reported Deficiencies
Item Comments Photo(s)
Accessories Rear spoiler is aftermarket
LF Door Seals Seal worn along base of the door jamb
LF Rocker Panel There is a tape line from previous paintwork
Hood Rock chip in the paint.
Front Bumper / Bumper Cover Scuffs on the left/right lower side of the bumper. Paint tape line on the right corner (seam between the fender and bumper).
Front Trim The seal around the front windshield shows wear and has started to crack.
RF Rocker Panel There is a tape line from previous paintwork
Trunk Interior Scuffs along the rear plastic panel (below deck lid).
Spoiler / Wing The paint is dull, small crack in the paint, and the spoiler is not smooth.
Left Rear (LR) Quarter Scratch in the door jamb.

Interior


Interior Photos
Steering Wheel Instrument Panel
Front Seats #1 Front Seats #2
Rear Seats #1 Rear Seats #2
Interior Armrest
Glove Box Trunk Interior
Stick Shift
Reported Deficiencies
Item Comments Photo(s)
Driver's Seat Small section of the vertical cushion is worn (repair appears to have been attempted).
Door Panel & Armrest Small wear spot at the base of the door (repair appears to have been attempted). Small mark towards near the master switch as well.
Center Console & Armrest Small scuff on the center console in front of the shift lever.
Rear Seats Scratch on the left rear seat cushion.



Safety


Tires & Brakes


Tires


All Tires Match? Yes Driver Front
Spare Tire Yes
Driver Front Driver Rear Passenger Front Passenger Rear *Spare
Brand Pirelli Pirelli Pirelli Pirelli Pirelli
Model PZERO PZERO PZERO PZERO PZERO
Class P P P P P
Width 225 225 225 225 225
Aspect Ratio 50 50 50 50 50
Construction R R R R R
Diameter 17 17 17 17 17
Speed Rating (Y) (Y) (Y) (Y) (Y)
Valve Stem Cap
Tread Depth 7/32 " 7/32 " 7/32 " 7/32 " 4/32 "
Tech's Notes tire, caliper, and rotors are clean with no issues. tire, caliper, and rotors are clean with no issues. tire, caliper, and rotors are clean with no issues. tire, caliper, and rotors are clean with no issues.
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Brake Pad Thickness


0 12
                       
7mm
Driver Front

0 12
                       
7mm
Passenger Front

0 12
                       
6mm
Driver Rear

0 12
                       
6mm
Passenger Rear

Engine


Engine Photos
Engine Bay
Reported Deficiencies
Item Comments Photo(s)

Battery Voltage


Idle 12.1V

Ideal voltage > 12.6V

Lower reading could indicate problem with charging system.

Running 14.4V

Ideal voltage between 13.5V and 14.5V

Deviations can damage or drain battery.

NHTSA Safety Recalls



Summary

TI AUTOMOTIVE IS RECALLING CERTAIN FUEL PUMPS, PART NUMBERS TU456 AND TU303, SOLD UNDER VARIOUS BRAND NAMES AS AFTERMARKET AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR THE MOTOR VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMP MAY SEIZE, STOPPING THE FUEL FLOW TO THE ENGINE CREATING A STALLING CONDITION.

Manufacturer

TI GROUP AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LLC

NHTSA Campaign #

11E009000

NHTSA Action #

-

Report Received On:

Mon, 28 Feb 2011

Consequence

A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL WHILE IN USE.

Remedy

TI AUTOMOTIVE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND WILL REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMP WITH A NEW OR REWORKED FUEL PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 22, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TI AUTOMOTIVE AT 1-866-867-3759 OR LOG ON TO WWW.RECALLRESPONSE.COM.

Notes

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET AND REPLACEMENT FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY GENERAL MOTORS. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible vehicles manufactured July 30, 2003, to February 15, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the driver's side front seat belt retractor may break, causing the seat belt webbing not to retract.

Manufacturer

General Motors LLC

NHTSA Campaign #

14V318000

NHTSA Action #

-

Report Received On:

Thu, 12 Jun 2014

Consequence

In the event of a crash, a seat belt that has not retracted may not properly restrain the seat occupant, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat belt retractor, free of charge. The recall began on October 6, 2015. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007. GM's number for this recall is 14222. Note: Special Coverage 10086 will replace the passenger side seat belt retractor if it fails, free of charge, for the life of the vehicle.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured May 31, 2002, to February 15, 2011, 2006-2009 Saab 9-5 vehicles manufactured June 7, 2005, to May 28, 2009, and 2008-2009 Saturn Astra vehicles manufactured April 11, 2007, to July 24, 2008. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Manufacturer

General Motors LLC

NHTSA Campaign #

16V063000

NHTSA Action #

EA15001

Report Received On:

Wed, 3 Feb 2016

Consequence

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator on Saab 9-3 and 9-5 vehicles and will replace the driver's frontal airbag module on Saturn Astra vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on March 1, 2017. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. GM's number for this recall is 28810.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.




Drivability/Road Test


Item Status Tech Comments
Security & Remote OK
Test Drive Yes
Overall Impression This Saab is still fast and has plenty of power. Steering was tight and the brakes felt good. Baltimore has plenty of bumpy roads however the suspension still felt good with very little body noise.
Engine OK
Transmission OK
Transfer Case/AWD/4x4 N/A
Cruise Control OK
Brakes OK
Steering OK
Driving NVH OK
Suspension OK
Odor & Leak Check OK
Cooling Fans OK



Focus Areas


Focus Area 1
Area Exterior
Customer Request Car had part or full repaint. Which? Is it 100% professional? Overspray, bad taping, orange peel, etc. VIN lookup said color is "Pepper Green Metallic" not "Carbon Gray". Was color changed? Dings? Scratches? Are wheels perfect? Road rash? Warping?
Issue? Yes
Tech Comments Carbon Grey exterior paint color, not Pepper Green Metallic. The car is a full repaint. The paint is clean with very little trash under the clear coat or orange peel look. There are some tape lines and rough panels edges which were covered in the report.
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Focus Area 2
Area Interior
Customer Request How is driver's seat? Is outer side seat bolster crushed at all? It was re-dyed, how does it look? Any damage or wear to leather or carpets? Speakers? Windows? Glass Roof? Dash bulbs? Dash buttons peeling? Error messages? Shift boot? All keys work?
Issue? No
Tech Comments The driver seat repair was covered in an earlier section of the report. The repair is substandard in my opinion. The seat bolster (bracket cover?) looks fine and hasn't been damaged.
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Focus Area 3
Area General
Customer Request These cars have weak points that need special care - eLSD differential check leaks & function, - rear self-leveling shocks, - ignition coils. - self-leveling headlights - and please check condition & function of brakes (how new are they?)
Issue? No
Tech Comments The rear differential showed no leaks on either axle. The seller mentioned that he has replaced the coils recently and the shocks felt tight during an initial pressure test and on the test drive. There appeared to be no issues with the headlamps as well.
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Supplemental Checks


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Engine Oil


Transmission Fluid


Engine Coolant


Brake & Clutch Fluid


Washer Fluid


Scan Tool Diagnostics



  • VIN Confirmation Pass

  • Diagnostic Trouble Codes Reported? No