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  1. Abnormal gas mileage (actual, not SID)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm not sure what normal is for a 9-3 Combi Areo (2.8 litre) regarding gas mileage, but it seems extremely low compared to what my piece of garbage Jeep Grand Cherokee got with a V-8 and a larger gas tank. Going through about a half a tank every 3 days or so, only driving about 30 miles a day...
  2. Fixed poor gas mileage issue 2001, 9-5 Aero 5spd

    9-5 Workshop
    I had just noticed that I my gas mileage had dropped drastically from 32-33mpg on the highway to 22mpg or so. This was according to a reset SID which I have tested as accurate. I had just had my clutch changed last week and had a new S&B air filter installed so I figured something must have...
  3. Melted cat causing bad gas mileage?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So another trip to the local Saab mechanic yielded a laundry list of big ticket items. I have been getting terrible gas mileage for quite a while. He tried cleaning the throttle body a while back, and it has a rough idle which was diagnosed as a faulty sensor in the (now clean) throttle body...