Saab 9-7X P0705: Meaning, Causes, & Diagnosis

P0705 is a very common transmission-related trouble code that can occur in the Saab 9-7X. In layman’s terms, it means that your 9-7X can’t tell what gear you’ve selected, which can have some real consequences on how it drives. It’s most likely caused by a bad Transmission Range Sensor (TRS), but there are other causes … Read more

Saab 9-7X: DRL Warning Light On – Causes + Fix

Daytime running lights (or DRL) are specialized lights that come on when your Saab 9-7X’s regular headlights are turned off. Their purpose is to make it easier for other drivers to see you, theoretically decreasing the odds of getting into an accident. If your 9-7X’s DRL warning light is on, the powertrain control module (commonly … Read more

Saab 9-7X P2271: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P2271 is a generic DTC trouble code that can affect the Saab 9-7X. It indicates that the oxygen sensor located on bank 1 in the second position is continuously sending voltage with a value that is too rich. There are oxygen sensors on both sides of the catalytic converter. The “upstream” one is used for … Read more

Saab 9-7X P2279 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Diagnosis

P2279 is a generic OBD-II code. It indicates there is a vacuum leak coming from your Saab 9-7X’s air intake system. While P2279 is a generic code (it has the same definition for the 9-7X as it would any other vehicle made after 1996), repair steps will vary based on model year and engine. The … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0605: Meaning, Causes, + Fix

P0605 is a relatively rare OBD-II trouble code that can occur in the Saab 9-7X. It indicates that PCM (powertrain control module) is not passing its ROM (read-only memory) self-test when you turn the ignition on. While P0605 is a generic code (it has the same meaning for any car or truck), it is most … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0116: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0116 indicates that your Saab 9-7X’s engine coolant temperature sensor is sending a signal to the PCM (powertrain control module) that is outside of its normal operating range (in terms of voltage). While P0116 is a generic OBD2 code (it has the same definition for any car or truck), it has the same basic causes … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0117 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Diagnosis

P0117 is a generic OBD2 code.  It indicates that your Saab 9-7X’s PCM (powertrain control module) has detected the signal coming from the engine coolant temp (ECT) sensor has a voltage level below its normal operating range. With the ECT sensor, as the voltage level drops, it will appear that your 9-7X is overheating. While … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0743: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0743 is a generic OBD2 code that can occur in the Saab 9-7X. It indicates that your ECU/TCM has found an issue with the torque converter clutch solenoid. It is a generic code (meaning it has the same definition for all cars and trucks). Repair steps are going to vary depending on your 9-7X’s model … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0776: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0776 is a generic OBD2 code that can occur in Saab 9-7X’s equipped with an automatic transmission. This code indicates that the pressure control solenoid “B” inside your 9-7X’s transmission is having a performance issue, or is stuck in the off position. P0776 Definition: Pressure Control Solenoid “B” – Performance/Stuck Here’s the definition of P0776, … Read more

Saab 9-7X P0400: Meaning, Causes, + Diagnosis

P0400 is a standard code that indicates your Saab 9-7X’s EGR system is not working. The good news is that this code is not a breakdown risk and should not affect how your 9-7X runs (assuming it’s the ONLY code). P0400 is a generic code, which means it has the same definition for the 9-7X … Read more