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steering lock malfunction
Hello there, many issues will cause your 2004 Saab Turbo to have a steering lock malfunction with a fault code that will not clear. Without knowing what the fault code is I can only offer general advice. When the code...
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How would I go about fixing my turbo that is smoking on my 2003 Saab 9-3
Hello. If you have oil leaking on the turbo then the leak needs to be located. Most of the time on this vehicle the issue is the turbo itself. When the turbo has an internal seal that fails you will...
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P0116 Code. Engine Temperature is high. Do I have air in my system? Water Pump issues?
Hi there. Check the thermostat by watching the coolant temperature gauge. When the engine gets hot and the thermostat opens up, then needle moves down a little bit. If the needle does not move and the system seems to be...
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I have a 2001 Saab 93 turbo automatic and it keeps stalling. Once it does, I have to wait about 20-30 mins to restart.
Hi there. Check the spark plugs and see if they have been replaced. The plugs in your engine are designed to last between 80,000 to 100,000 miles. Replace the spark plugs if they have not been changed. If the symptom...
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New battery car wont start..
Hi there: It's possible that you have a faulty or damaged alternator, starter, battery cables or ignition relay that is the source of the no start issues on the Saab. Since there are several components that could be faulty, you...
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cost please..
Hi there. Customer service may need some additional information to provide an accurate quote. Please be sure to have the make, model, mileage, and vin number readily available. What led you to replacing the meter? Is the check engine light...
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Q: cost please.. asked by Marc H on December 22, 2016 How much time does it take your mechanic to change A Mass Air Flow, and fo
Hi there. Please understand that quotes cannot be generated through the "Ask a Mechanic" link. Your Mechanic is not responsible for repairs that do not correct a concern that has not been diagnosed by Your Mechanic. Your Mechanic has several...
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trouble codes PO101
Hi there. There are 5 things that can cause the engine light code P0101 to come on. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) could be dirty, the MAF could have failed, the air intake could have a leak, there could...
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Battery not charging with new alternator and serpentine belt
Hi There, You may have a faulty voltage regulator which is a component that is responsible for regulating the rate at which the battery is charged by the alternator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result...
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White smoke coming from tailpipe with the code for evap large leak.
Hi there. The white smoke coming from the exhaust system indicates that there is water (coolant) in the exhaust system. This is caused by the coolant getting into the combustion chamber and burning off with the fuel. The coolant is...
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engine and transmition signs on the dashboard..
Hi there: The two lights you're referring to are service light indicators that illuminate when routine service is due or has recently been completed. These service lights can be reset by following instructions listed in the owner manual. If you...
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direct ignition coil. to install/replace on a 2001 93, how long labor needed by Saab dealer mechanic?
Hi there: In general, replacing this component on a 2001 Saab can be anywhere from two to four hours. However, that doesn't count time for diagnosing a problem and testing the repair. It's very difficult to determine what other people...
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Hesitates with acceleration, check engine light blinks when gas is pressed. White smoke coming out exhaust but disappears
Hello...If the check engine light is flashing, that signifies a condition, such as active engine misfiring, that should be investigated and resolved promptly to avoid further damage to engine components, not to mention the catalytic converter. The recommended service is...
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Why would fluid continuously flows out from the reservoir as soon as the car heats up?
The cap on a car radiator is designed to withstand internal cooling system pressure, as the system heats up, of 16 to 20 psi (pounds per square inch) depending on the particular vehicle. If your cap has failed, and thus...
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Car died while driving now won't crank
At 150 thousand miles it really could be anything. I'm not clear on weather you have a car that will not start or one that will not crank. A car that will not crank may have problems in the charging...
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Intake manifold swirl flap leaking air and control bar as come off 2007 Saab 9-3
Hello - this "intake swirl runner" problem may require removal, and repair or possibly replacement, of the intake manifold. The "swirl flaps" are internal to the intake manifold, and work to keep air velocity high during low speed operation for...
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I have codes and I need to know what I need to change.
Hi there: It's very difficult to tell you precisely which parts you should replaced simply based on the error codes. A professional mechanic would not only download all trouble codes, but test drive the vehicle to match warning symptoms to...
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Fuel Pump replaced now car won't start 2007 Saab 9-3
Hi there - the story certainly doesn't make sense. Excessive fuel pressure won't "ruin an injector", although it will certainly leak and cause high fuel consumption, as well as a rough idle and rough running. Check for problem codes, whether...
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I HEARD A NOISE LIKE A WIRE SNAPPING WHEN STEPPING ON THE BRAKES IN PARK.
Sometimes if the hardware for the brakes pads does not get replaced every time, the old hardware may have small indents. These small indents may cause a little extra brake pad movement and you may hear them shifting when pressing...
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Vehicle does not start
Hello. Before attempting to rewire the starting circuit, I would first try to repair or replace the broken harness or connector. A replacement harness or connector should not be that difficult to source from a dealership or parts place. If...

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