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  1. Opinion before i buy

    The Lounge
    Hello, i want to be part of the saab community. Been looking to get a 9-3 for a while. Been looking for a 2007+ V6 aero due to some of the 2.0T engine problems. If im not mistaken, the 03-05 2.0T(big T, want HP turbo :D) have some piston ring problems and been avoiding 2007+ 2.0T due to intake...
  2. 2008 9-3 2.0T cylinder head removal

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a feeling I have the intake valve issue developing. First start of the day has it running unevenly for about 20-30 seconds. Starter sounds like there's low compression on one cylinder before it starts. I plan to run a cold compression test tomorrow morning with my (very) understanding...
  3. The Official (unofficial) 07-09 Intake Valve Tracking Thread

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    As mentioned in a litany of threads on the board, MY2007 - MY2011 9-3SS 2.0T have an issue with accelerated wear on the intake valves. The prevalence of this issue is unknown, but SPNA Technical Assistance recently expanded the bulletin regarding the issue to include Model Years 2010 and 2011...
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