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  1. Major Fuel Economy Drop 2006 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2006 9-3 2.0t 106k mileage dropped by 50% almost overnight... I'm stumped and going broke. I've had the car for 6 months. Was getting 23-25 MPG combined for first few months. Seemed like overnight it dropped, last couple months I'm getting average 10 MPG same commute, same driving habits. Car...
  2. help!!! Major gas mileage drop

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2006 9-3 2.0t 106k mileage dropped by 50% almost overnight... I'm stumped and going broke. I've had the car for 6 months. Was getting 23-25 MPG combined for first few months. Seemed like overnight it dropped, last couple months I'm getting average 10 MPG same commute, same driving habits. Car...
  3. Performance Issue/Coolant Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Engine Stumble Hey guys, I have a 2003 Saab 9-3 Vector with roughly 125,000 miles on it. An engine swap was performed on the car with the engine from a 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t (175hp) but the exhaust is that of the 03 vector. The car misfired once not too long after the engine swap to the...
  4. Engine Hesitation/Poor Acceleration/Oxygen Sensor Code

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2003 vector with an 04 2.0t engine in it. I originally had some rough idle issues that went away. But they did set off a check engine light which spits back a code for a bad upstream oxygen sensor (too lean i believe). I am experiencing poor acceleration, sub-par gas mileage, and this...
  5. 91 9000 fuel issues

    9000 Workshop
    Basically I decided for once to be lazy and take the 9000 to the shop to fix for once. Big mistake!!! they messed everything up. as of now i am rebuilding my whole engine bottom up. the main problem is im still getting 1.2-3 miles to the gallon. my buddy who has a 96 900 turbo is having the same...
  6. Bad Gas Mileage? Shift Indicator Light?

    C900 Workshop
    Hello again, I recently just posted a thread about my car acting up when cold. Now I have a question about the horrible gas mileage i get. I was told it could be dangerous to try and replace the fuel filter since there is so much rust and you may not get a perfect seal. I was also told...
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