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Belt making noise
As cars age even the most well maintained automobile will need some work. If the noise is from the belt or one of its accessories, then it can be easily confirmed. Removing the belt and restarting will let you know...
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Brake lights not working in 1998 Saab 900
The third-brake light should be checked to see if it is working, first. If it is not working then the brake-light switch, a bad fuse, or an unplugged harness could be the problem. Try giving your emergency flashers as a...
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Lost first and second gear
Due to the design of this vehicle it is common for the shift linkage connecting bushings to fail because they rot out and bind until they come apart. When this occurs the shifter cannot properly move the shift mechanism inside...
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Rough when accelerating sluggish
Hello. One of the first things that I recommend checking is the fuel pressure. Have a technician check the fuel pressure on the vehicle to ensure it receives the proper amount of fuel as the the gas pedal is depressed....
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Misfires 50-90 km stalling
It sounds like your ignition cylinder may have seized up. This can happen over time due to key tumblers inside the ignition cylinder wearing down and becoming unable to make the proper pattern when the key is inserted. You could be...
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Won't start turns over
Hello. For this issue with your 1997 Saab 900, I suggest checking the operation of the crank position sensor. If the current position sensor goes bad, it won't send the parameters to the engine for it to calculate how much...
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hydraulic clutch stuck in gear
Hello. I suggest checking the shift linkages and the hydraulics of the clutch system. When putting the engine back in, the shift linkages may have been put back out of adjustment, or air could have been trapped in the clutch fluid. Bleeding...
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Key won't turn shift
Greetings. Thanks for writing in about your 1998 Saab 900. It sounds like your ignition cylinder may have seized up. This can happen over time due to key tumblers inside the ignition cylinder itself becoming out-of-shape and unable to make...

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