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06 Saab 97x stopped running while driving
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Car accelerates from stop fine but sluggish after that
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Hello, thank you for writing in. One of the most common reasons for black smoke and a loss of power is a rich air-fuel mixture. With the check engine light on, have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes. This can...
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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
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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
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High RPM but Slow acceleration
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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
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Code P0089 on Saab 2006 V6
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When coming to a stop rpm dives and then car can barely move when trying to accelerate again
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93 saab stalls when I accelerate. I replaced iac and cleaned mass air flow sensor and throttle body.
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03 Saab 9-5arc 3.0t backfiring and has no power to drive. CEL blinking. I can hear the backfire under the hood and the tail pipe
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Any tips on how to get the shaft out of transmission.
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo won't hold power after a jump
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