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2004 saab 9-3 linear . glass mirror plate fell off of the passenger side
To request an exact repair quote please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's door mirror replacement service page. If you desire to attempt the repair yourself, and your existing mirror is not re-usable (that is the glass cannot be...
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My passenger side window doesn't work. Put in a new regulator that wasn't the problem. The window doesn't go up or down from the
Hi there. It's possible that an electrical relay is damaged or you have a shorted electrical wire or faulty ground wire that is causing this issue with your motor. It's also possible that a mechanical arm inside the passenger side...
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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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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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Have new fuel pump but 2002 Saab 9-3 is stuttering and dies while drivjng
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you have reason to believe that the issue is fuel related, start by testing the fuel pressure at the engine. This can be done with an in-line gauge, and is relatively easy to...
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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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When you replace the alternator do you have to take out the motor mount
17.9 volts, if measured at the battery terminals, is way out of range high and that's why the warning light is on. The voltage regulator (internal to the alternator) has failed or you have a bad ground. Check to see...
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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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Hello i have a high idle in the morning when it warms up acting like its going to die
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes...
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2005 Saab 9-5, cannot shift out of park unless I push little release button on left of panel. Why?
Hi there. It might be that when your battery was replaced a fuse that powers a shift sensor may have been damaged, but that's highly unlikely. This might be an issue where the linkage is slightly out of alignment, or...
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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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Taking head bolts out after setting torque
Hi there. The correct way to resolve this problem is to ensure the exhaust manifold if decked (cleaned and level), purchase brand new bolts and the correct exhaust manifold gasket recommended by Saab. I wouldn't recommend any other repair solution...

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