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  1. 2005 9-5 shuts off while driving, trouble starting.

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, Car shut off while driving multiple times on my way home. Both times I replaced the DIC on the side of the road with two spares I had and was able to make it the rest of the way. Since then it's had trouble starting. Will crank but won't start. Tried replacing CPS, spark plugs...
  2. A different kind of Crank No Start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Got a weird issue going on. And after 2 days of working on it I'm turning to Saab Central once again. Prior to this issue the car had the following CEL codes: P0301 P0245 (Turbo Wastegate Solenoid A low) P0201 (injector circuit/open cyl 1) P0442 (existing since forever ago) Car was running...
  3. Engine cuts due to misfires?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Had my 2006 9-3 estate with the 2.8t V6 (auto) for about two weeks now and had no major issues so far (apart from a bit of coolant escaping but was topped back up) On Sunday afternoon I drove less than a mile when the car started to judder quite violently at low rpm then just died, after...
  4. Wanted: O2 and CPS sensor wiring plug bracket from 2002 and on 9-5

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hi: I'm looking to buy the bracket that holds the two O2 sensors and the CPS sensor wiring connectors on the 2002 and on 9-5. It mounts near the thermostat housing. My car is missing this part and the connectors are just loose in the engine bay. I can't find a part number for this thing...
  5. P1345-A camshaft pump sensor ?!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi forum, i am sure that this topic has been discussed a lot but i couldn't find any useful information about my situation: I use EasyDiag for diagnose on my car and i get this error: P1345-A camshaft pump sensor The symptoms: the car suddenly begun to stall and after a few more startups, it...
  6. 93 cranks but wont start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Okay do i washed my engine bay with a hose and degreased it i then let the car dry and drive it into the garage. I then removed the dic and painted it. Went to drive the car and it kind of splutters every now and then but wont actually run. Cps reads 530 ohms at resting twmp which is about 8...
  7. 1999 9-5 Alarm system issues / Cranks but doesn't fire

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello everyone, Hope you can help me, Ive been searching everywhere but can't find right answer, so I'm really asking for your help as I love this car and would love to drive it back asap! So here's my problem with my 1999 9-5. Car cranks well, but doesn't fire. It started happening last week...
  8. 1999 9-5 cranks but doesn't fire / Alarm system issues!!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello everyone, Hope you can help me, Ive been searching everywhere but can't find right answer, so I'm really asking for your help as I love this car and would love to drive it back asap! So here's my problem with my 1999 9-5. Car cranks well, but doesn't fire. It started happening last week...
  9. Saab 93 B204E 4 pin CPS?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, i'm in spain, and my saab cut out. An english mechanic has looked at it, and said its the CPS. He ordered one, it came, and he said its the wrong one, this happened twice now, 2 weeks in. I have looked everywhere online to get the CPS, and he instructed me that its a 4 pin connector, the...
  10. Simple fix turning into a real sob story

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    You'd think that replacing a tiny sensor shouldn't cause too much trouble, but it's been my problem-child for several weeks now. This is on a '96 900S convertible, N/A 2.3L. The car was having a problem where it'd buck violently while driving, and then stall when I opened the clutch. It...
  11. Stripped CPS bolt

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello good folks, happy spring and all. Getting things out to start some car-related work and my local Saab colleague and fellow aficionado who I'll call LandyKisnut and I are thinking about few projects. However, one of us has a tough nut to crack and I'm hoping one of you might have an idea...
  12. 2001 9-5 fuel pump issue?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi guys: Few days ago I was driving for 10 min. on the hwy and suddenly the car lost power and few seconds later the engine shut off. I parked aside and tried several times to start the engine (the engine starts over). After several tries the engine started normal so I drove home. Next morning...
  13. 1991 900 CPS issues

    C900 Workshop
    below is the email I sent to a local Saab Mechanic in the portland area, I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem or knew of any fixes? or if the one offered was correct. Thus far i have not found a CPS or turbo distributor anywhere Hello! My name is Jarrod, I am an owner of 1991...
  14. Engine Power Loss Mystery

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've got a '99 9-3 which is experiencing a sudden and random loss of engine power. I've been trying to debug it myself over these last few weeks, but after having to abandon a road trip home to Canada for Christmas while still in WY I realised I need help! Symptoms: Engine appears to lose...
  15. Need Help with Starting 2001 Saab 95 2.3t

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi every one, this time it looks like CPS has gone bad, and Car is not starting at all, I actually had new sensor ordered few months ago, but since than I am not able to change it my self, I tried many times to open the old one, and bought couple of tools, but no success, so I need some help...
  16. Engine Died

    9-5 Workshop
    My 2001 9-5 Aero's engine died on the road yesterday. Initially the engine fired but wouldn't run for more than a couple of seconds. then it wouldn't fire at all. After a AAA tow home, I read thru threads here, then: Swapped the aftermarket DIC with an older, though working one, Checked the...
  17. Engine Failure while driving

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Had this issue come up last week - I figured I'd document since I take plenty from this board - nice to give back. Mrs. was driving home and the car died at a stop sign a few blocks from home, and it wouldn't restart - it cranked fine, but wouldn't fire. She called me and I walked down - by the...
  18. Endless Cranking.. Advice?

    9-5 Workshop
    00 9-5 2.3t Gary Fisher Been working with this thing for about a week trying to get it to turn over to no prevail. She will sit there and crank but won't catch. Firstly replaced the fuel pump, she ran for about 200 miles flawlessly, no rough idle or anything of the sort, as if the problem was...
  19. Help please

    9-5 Workshop
    I don't like posting new threads because the answer is probably out there somewhere, but I searched high and low and couldn't find anything. About a month ago my car ran off the road and died but I got it to start back up again with no problem. While I was waiting for a tow truck the car...
  20. 2001 Saab 9-5 V6 3.0 Turbo - Starting Problem

    9-5 Workshop
    Okay, so for what it's worth I am posting an experience I recently had. Car was sluggish and died going up a hill, low gas level. After that it would crank but would not start. Didn't pull DIC to check for spark but was close to doing that. Fearing ruining the DIC kept that from happening...
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