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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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2005 9.5 turbo started blowing smoke out tail pipe and under front side of engine and leaking a lil oil it's a turbo not over heat
It sounds like you are having a crankcase ventilation problem. There is a series of baffles in the valve cover and a vent pipe that allow vapors and pressure to escape from the crankcase into the intake as they build...
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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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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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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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Saab wont start, or crank, check engine light, "coolant sensor" is on
Starting with the coolant sensor. While the coolant sensor may be an issue, rarely if ever will a failed coolant sensor prevent the engine from cranking. It usually will just effect engine performance and economy. If the engine shut down...
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2005 saab 9-5 makes loud noise on the highway at 60-65 mph
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is identifying where the noises are coming from. We need to determine if it related to the tires and suspension, if it is an engine problem, or if it is transmission...
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My car hesitates when accelerating, specially uphill
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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My car hesitates & stutters uphill, black smoke out of exhaust
Hi there. A problem like you've described is commonly caused by a few different things, ranging from fuel system components like fuel injectors, throttle body and mass air flow sensors being dirty or needing replacement. It's also common for worn...
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High RPM but Slow acceleration
Hi Giovanni, Thank you for contacting us. We understand that you think it's the CAT. However, form our end we cannot state that with 100% certainty. Is it possible that a clogged up CAT is the source of the high...
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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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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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why is my car only misfiring when I accelerate, what can be the problem?
The problem may be a fuel delivery problem like clogged injectors. Have the fuel pressure checked and filter replaced and see if this helps? Replace the plugs and wires as needed.
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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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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
Hi Steve. Thanks for taking the time to contact YourMechanic.com today. I think the root source of these issues is the catalytic converter to straight pipe conversion that was completed. Unless the previous owner reprogrammed the ECU (which is highly...
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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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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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