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  1. Engine cranks only when I push a button on the battery wire

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear that in early May 2017 died while I was driving. The engine cut while I was accelerating and would not turn back on. It had happened before where the engine died while I was driving, but it usually would just turn back on after a few minutes or even resetting the...
  2. Engine start, runs for a minute and stop

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello guys! My car is having some issues and I can’t find what’s wrong. Engine starts ok and stays running for a minute or so (sometimes runs fine, sometimes stall), but at the end, it will always stop and die. If I push the gas pedal, the engine stops running too. After that, it will start...
  3. Engine stalled out on acceleration, wont restart!

    C900 Workshop
    Hello all, I did a search to see if anyone has run into this before, but I haven't come across anything. So, the back story. My car is a 1987 900 turbo. I took off into traffic today and gunned it. I made it about a block up the road and the engine cut out suddenly.;oops: I pulled over and...
  4. Two related(?) problems: Engine occationally dies when idle and is difficult to start

    9-5 Workshop
    I have two seemingly related problems with my SAAB 95 1999: engine dies when idle and engine is difficult to start. It began with that the car intermittently would take a long time to start (happened three times after the car had been standing for at least a few hours). The starter sounded fine...
  5. Engine shuts off when a/c is on...

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a '99 Saab 9-3 Convertible (5sp manual). When I drive the car with the a/c on for about 5 minutes the engine will shut off when I'm in neutral or idle. Living in Dallas, I need to get this fixed. Please help!
  6. Replaced head gasket now engine will stall immediately

    C900 Workshop
    The head gasket is on, everything is back together, engine turns over after initial problems with the starter and solenoid. Now it starts right up but stalls immediately. While pumping with the gas pedal I can get it going for a short time in higher RPM but if falls down a second later, will...
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