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One cylinder doesnt seem to be firing.
If the engine was running fine before the injector swap out, then the cylinder that is not working properly has an injector that is not working. I recommend installing new injectors and not re-manufactured injectors as they can fail. If...
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Trouble accelerating when the fuel gauge says 1/2.
Hi there. If there is a evaporative leak on the fuel system, then there could be a problem with the fuel delivery when the system has too much vapors. Check the purge valve on the fuel charcoal canister and see...
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Fuel pressure
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the...
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I was told that on my 2006 Saab 97x w/5.3L engine that in order to change the upstream sensors the transmission has to be lowered.
The transmission could be lowered to make it easier to replace the O2 sensors, however, you do not need to lower the transmission to get the O2 sensor off. It would be best to remove the exhaust system and then...
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Immobilized feature
There a few things that can cause this to happen. To start with, try unhooking the negative battery cable for about 10-15 minutes and reconnect it. This sometimes can clear this. Other things like the steering column lock malfunctioning can...
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Can you recommend a place for 4 wheel alignment? ... with a lifetime warranty
A lifetime warranty is a gimmick designed to get you to buy an alignment but, of most relevance, the offering or existence of such an exaggerated warranty has no relationship WHATSOEVER to the likelihood of a shop actually following the...
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Car Sputters Weaker & Weaker and Cuts Off 1993 Saab
Hello - the "spark" scenario you describe probably did not do any real damage. You may, however, have a problem with cold start feature of your engine management system. This could be a weak coolant temperature sensor, intake air sensor,...
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Car Starts but Shuts off
Hi there. It is possible that your MAF sensor combined with a dirty EGR valve that is causing this issue. Although cleaning these components might clear things up for a while, if they have never been replaced, it is probably...
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replaced the battery in the key remote my car still says immobilized feature my 2004 Saab arc 9-3 convertible
To temporarily override the immobilizer system, please utilize these instructions. If the issue remains unresolved, please request a no start diagnostic and a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, will get this resolved for you. If you...
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Overheating
Hello there. If your Saab is experiencing an overheating problem and a heater that is not working correctly, both issues are commonly caused by a failure of the heater core. It's also possible that the heater core is clogged with...
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Car takes several tries before starting - Why?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the...
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Why do I have a code for a slow O2 sensor and is that causing my stalling on my 2002 Saab 9-5
Hello. If your oxygen sensor is not functioning properly then that can cause the vehicle to stall and not run properly. I usually start by testing the O2 sensors first. It can also be caused by an air leak in...
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How would I know if my distributor is going bad?
Hi there. The information you are looking for is located in this article. Please take time to read it as it will tell you the common symptoms and solutions.
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High Idling - Just put in a new IAC Sensor
Hi there. Usually a high engine idle is caused by a vacuum leak. The first thing I would do is to check your SAAB engine to see if you have a vacuum line that is loose, split or has been...
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I have a 2000 Saab 93. The brake lights are not working. I have checked all the bulbs and fuses all good and the switch on the brake pedal.
Remove the brake light bulbs and check for power to them with the brake pedal pressed. If there is power, then check the ground and see if there is a good connection. If the connection is poor, then the ground...
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New IAC Valve - High Idling but old IAC Valve normal (800/900 rpms) 1993 Saab
Hello - I think you were on the right track with the idle air control valve. It sounds like your engine is getting extra air from an intake leak somewhere. It's also possible there is a throttle body problem. The...
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Fuel Pressure Regulator
Hi there. Usually it is better to replace the fuel pressure regulator as opposed to trying to clean; as it's nearly impossible to remove the deposits trapped inside the housing. If you remove the regulator, you can use a carburetor...
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IAC Valve 2200 rpm idling!
Hi there. It is very likely that the IAC valve you purchased is the wrong one for your particular SAAB. An idle that is low, around 700 RPM is not something you want to keep, as it can create stalling...
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have you changed spark plug for a saab 2007 6 cylinder
Most V6 engines that are transversly mounted inside the vehicle (front wheel drive) will require the intake manifold to be removed in order to gain access to the spark plugs on the side closest to the fire wall. Once the...
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Car jerking often, check engine light flashed and stayed on.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...

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