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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Im about to do a compression test and I can't find any good guides. I assume its safe to just take the spark plugs out screw in the tester and crank? The fuel pump fuse looks like its hard to get too would it be fine to leave the fuel shooting in it should just evaporate if I have all plugs out.
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello All, I joined this because I have owned my 04 Saab 9-3 Linear for close to a year now and with the 137,000 miles on it I have used this site to find the answers to most all of my questions. I have replaced my SID, front brake pads, and had a broken front spring and opposite side blown...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Problem- excessive oil consumption -2000 SE Compression Cyl.#1- 155lb. Cyl.2 150lb. Cyl.3 200lb. Cyl.4 160lb. Leakdown_ #1 55% #2 60% #3 65% #4 50% Cyl.3 piston wet with oil (did not pour any in) new valve stem seals, new PCV. Whaddya think? Bad rings or cylinder #3? Maybe try 10w 40 or...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    As mentioned in a litany of threads on the board, MY2007 - MY2011 9-3SS 2.0T have an issue with accelerated wear on the intake valves. The prevalence of this issue is unknown, but SPNA Technical Assistance recently expanded the bulletin regarding the issue to include Model Years 2010 and 2011...
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