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I can't get my brake cailper to compress
Most rear brake calipers such as these require a special tool to compress that actually turns the piston rather than pushing it. It is as if they are threaded. This is for brake calipers where the parking brake is integrated...
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What would it cost to have the timing chain replaced on a 2002 Saab 93 SE
Hi there. In order to receive a price estimate for one of our mobile mechanics to come to your location and complete a timing chain replacement job on your Saab, we need to get a little more data from you....
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I have a 1999 saab 93 turbocharged and It won't start, I've tried everything I know
Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to be sure...
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i had my complete brake system replaced. vacyum booster wheel sensors traction contril module master cylinder rotors and pads. ye
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your transmission rather than an issue with your break. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified professional in order to determine the exact cause of this issue....
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Hey Dan I have a 2003 Saab 93 convertible that I haven't drove in about a month I just started her up
Hi there. In most cases, when the fuel tank is dry and the fuel lines are also cleared of fluid, hoses, tanks and other materials that might be made of rubbers or plastics will dry up and become brittle. On...
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Saab 9-3 will not always start. Sometimes I have added gas and it started,also took air filter out then replaced and it started,
Hi there. When you have random issues like this, it tends to be caused by a restriction of fuel, air or an inability for the fuel injection system to effectively mix the air and fuel to be burned. This could...
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Will not rev but will slowly
The causes of loss of power are pinpointed in an engine loss of power diagnostic. To give you an initial idea, although there are many possibilities, a partial list of causes of the problem you are describing would include faulty...
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2000 Saab 9-3 SE. Can just the Throttle Position Sensor be replaced. Got error code P1230... I cleared it and car drives normally.
Hi There, These codes indicate that the signal from the throttle position sensor is weak or inconsistent. You do not need to replace the entire throttle body and should be able to fix this by replacing the throttle position sensor....
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There is a weird sound coming from the front driver side of my car.
Hi there. In most cases, this type of sound is an indicator of a faulty or wearing out wheel bearing. If the noise happens frequently, in both acceleration and during braking, this is likely a damaged wheel bearing situation. It...
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I drive a 2006 Saab SUV 93 I was on freeway and notice my speed drop and when I tried to push down on gas pedal it would rev loud
If you have an automatic transmission, check the fluid level. If the fluid level is correct (there is a fairly narrow range by the way), the transmission will have to be diagnosed. The oil pump that maintains hydraulic pressure could...
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How much would it cost to change an oil pan gasket on a 2001 Saab 9.3 also how many hours? Tired of getting ripped off because I
Hello there. Thanks for writing in today. It's quite possible that the oil pan gasket is the source of the oil leak and oil smell; as this is rather common on vehicles that are 15-years or older. To request an...
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Is bearing for 2007 Saab 9 3 a serviceable part? I am trying to replace bearing instead of the complete hub assembly
I believe that these bearings are all part of a hub assembly and must be replaced as a unit unfortunately.
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Code P0089 on Saab 2006 V6
You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding...
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When coming to a stop rpm dives and then car can barely move when trying to accelerate again
Hi Courtney. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, a vacuum leak will create a higher engine RPM during idle, but it is possible that it could have popped up again. In most cases, low RPM is caused by dirty or...
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steering wheel lock malfunction
The warning light, and the accompanying fault, represents a known issue in your model and consequently is much discussed in automotive forums. Frequently, the ignition switch module (ISM) is faulty but prior to any complex diagnostics, the battery should be...
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I can hear the motor for my windshield wipers when i turn them on but they only move about an inch then completely stop
It could be that the wiper arms are loose on the shaft. It happens a lot if you have turned on your wipers when there is ice or snow on the windshield. If you grab a wiper and can move...
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Any tips on how to get the shaft out of transmission.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can try. The most commonly utilized options includes larger and longer tools for more leverage. If you are attempting to save the axle you are removing, you will...
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75000 miles saab 93 linear unexpectedly stopped in at the intersection with engine light sign up. please advise, thanks
Sudden shutdowns like that are due to major component failures such as the fuel pump, timing belt/chain, ignition control module or coil(s), cam or crankshaft position sensor and so forth. The cause will be readily found once the vehicle is...
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will 2003 Saab 93 convertible ecu shut off engine if low oil pressre, some articles say yes some say no.,
Your vehicle will not shut down automatically if oil pressure or the level of oil is low. The owner's manual states that the vehicle must be turned off manually (and quickly) if either circumstance occurs. Please note, the instant the...
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I have white smoke from my exhaust, its also leaking from the engine bay.
A malfunctioning EGR system may cause excessive raw fuel emissions, that is an odor of gasoline, but not smoke (white or otherwise) from the exhaust. Some smoke at start up can be normal, particularly white smoke from condensation. However, continuous...

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