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  1. Help! 2007 9-3 Turbo Won't start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I recently acquired a 2007 9-3 turbo from some friends. They were driving it and getting ready to sell it. They drove it home and parked it, and now it will not start. You can hear the fuel pump start when you turn the key, so I know that is working. The car will backfire, but does not run. We...
  2. Turbo-back exhaust installed and tuned for a 2005 9-5 Aero

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    First, tanks everybody for this amazing forum i love it. I love my car and i wasn't gonna make any changes on it, but i was watching couples videos and i would love my car to sound like that too i like to know what i need and where to get it This is one of those videos SORRY FOR MY...
  3. Saab is trying to Die

    9000 Workshop
    hello all, much to my dismay, my old friend is having some issues. I failed smog for the evap test and now am fully prepared to fix that problem ( with some help from the state of California!). However, i noticed when the smog check was going on, little plumes of black smoke came out of my...
  4. turns over but wont start then backfires

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I had the car turned on earlier and moved it then I packed all my stuff into it because im moving. Then I go to start my car and it keeps trying to turn on by the sputtering noice it makes i guess you would call it. but it never fires up then after i stop turnning it over i hear a backfire...
  5. Advanced Timing

    9000 Workshop
    howdy I am due for a smog check and i have a bit of advanced timing. At 3K rpms when engine breaking, i get backfiring. So i have decided to try and adjust my timing. I was wondering if anyone has done this. i could not find the timing marks on my car. Wondering where those are(pics?)i can get...
  6. Backfiring and syncro's

    9000 Workshop
    hello all, i believe i have some backfiring issues with my saab. mine is a 1986 with 210K miles. when i am decelerating in gear( engine breaking), my car backfires from 3K-2400 RPM's. i was wondering if there is anything i can do about it, of if i am just stuck with it. i do not believe that...