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  1. 01 Saab 9-3 Wrist Pin/Connecting Rod?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 Saab 9-3 Turbo Base 2.0 DOHC 80,000 miles on engine Test drive; good. Buy car; good. Fuel up with 87 octane gasoline at 20 miles. 20 miles later in heavy traffic, noticed a distinct, metallic knock. We're now at 40 miles since purchase. ~100 miles, I suspect pre-ignition and add...
  2. Oil light flickering at idle, engine knocking, HELP!

    9-5 Workshop
    Help,my 2001 9-5 Aero (162500 miles) has recently started knocking on startup, like that sound when oil isn't getting where it should, but now it is doing the same knocking when revving the engine - I thought it sounded like a top-end knock, more of a tapping, but a mechanic I took it to thinks...
  3. Help! Is my engine on the way out?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, everyone, I wonder if anyone can advise me, I have a 9-5 Aero Estate, 2001, with 162000 miles, and although it is running ok, when it starts, almost every time and certainly when from cold, there is a light knocking as though the oil isn't reaching all the parts it should be lubricating...
  4. Crazy Engine Knock Please Help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Alright this is killing me. Ive search the internet, forums, called dealerships and no answer to my problem. Here we go I have a 2001 9-3 SE 2.0 HO auto with 110000 miles and it has this engine knock from what sounds like the top of the motor. It knocks at idle when cold and gets louder when...
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