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Should I buy a Saab 9-5?

I'm thinking of buying a 13 year old Saab 9-5. It has 140,000 miles on the clock, but is in lovely condition bar the broken air con. If I can live without the AC, what other major points should I be aware of? It's just got through an MoT and is available for a mere £695.

Asked on 12 August 2014 by idunno

Answered by Honest John
£695 is throwaway money. It's probably worth £200 as scrap. But see the entry in www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar for the problem areas.
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