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  1. New spark plugs and DIC resulted in horrible fuel economy

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi guys, So I drive a 2000 9-3 SE Recently I noticed that my car was hesitating and it has had the codes listed below for quite some time. These codes point to a problem with the ignition cassette so I saved up the money for a Genuine Saab replacement cassette, as well as new spark plugs...
  2. Ave. MPG?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 1999 93 is getting an average of about 21-22 mpg using high test (93) fuel. Is this ok. Seems low to me.
  3. Fuel gauge curiousity / level vs. DTE (pic)

    9-5 Workshop
    Obviously everyone's driving habits are different, but I'm just curious. The SID shows avg. mpg at 21.1mpg. Trip meter was reset when I filled up. I've never let the gauge dip much below 1/4 tank, so I'm just wondering if it is normal for the gauge to drop quickly at times, and other times...
  4. Highway Mileage

    9-5 Workshop
    Just finished my drive home from school for spring break and got some really impressive mpg numbers. I am always keeping an eye on my mpg to keep an eye out for possible issues. So usually I keep a trip average going on my Torque app for 20+ mile expeditions. I had previously recorded...
  5. 91 9000 fuel issues

    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. Used 2004 Saab 9-5, low fuel economy city.

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi I just bought a 2004 Saab 9-5 Arc, with 95,000 miles. I love this car so far. I noticed on the Highway Im getting 30 -33 mpg but it drops to 14mpg when in the city. (based on SID). NO WARNING LIGHTS or Codes at all I just ordered new filters, spark plugs and fluids and will be tuning it up...
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