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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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