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  1. Spark Plug Change

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Last time I changed plugs on my '94 900SE Turbo, I went to the NGK BPCR6ES plugs as I mainly puttered around the small town I live in with occasional 30 mile highway speed round trips. I just changed plugs two days ago and went back to the specified NGK BPCR7ES plugs. I took the 30 mile round...
  2. Update on owning a 9-3 the past year & 8 months

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all! Wanted to post an update on my experience owning my Saab thus far, some stats on milage/fuel economy, and what's next for me. '07 9-3 SS 6spd Manual. -Bought in August at 56k miles -Currently have 72k miles trouble free ;ol; Primary Use: Weekend car and road trips (NOT daily...
  3. 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.
  4. 12.5-14 mpg ***HELP***

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Been reading this forum for about a year now off and on but this is my first post. Lets see how well I have been paying attention, lol. Forgive me if this is not the correct place to post this. Here is what my problem is: 2006 9-3 2.0T automatic w/ 118,000K. I currently have an...
  5. 2004 9-3 linear terrible mpg

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Im new to SaabCentral, I recently purchased a 2004 9-3 linear with the 5 speed manual. I love the car and the way it drives, but my mpg is only around 13-15 mpg on the highway. I drive with a baby foot everywhere and shift always at around 2500 rpm. I put new spark plugs In already, the exhaust...
  6. 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...
  7. some fuel saving gadgets in market for SAAB : any real luck / exp w. these pl post

    9-5 Workshop
    I found 2 interesting gadgets - both claim to save fuel but work on totally different mechanisms . Has anyone had any luck with stuff like these. Pl post good bad ugly - everything that happened to your car- after that gadget left the shop. Chiptuning RacingBox SAAB 9.5 2. this is supposed to...
  8. sudden drop in economy

    9-5 Workshop
    I took a long trip across 3 different states in My Saab 9-5, 2000, Manual Transmission 2.3 T wagon. While in transit I got a check-engine light. I took the car to the nearest service station- they attached the scanner & the code cleared.Never showed up after that.I use to get about 26mpg on...
  9. Miles per gallon dropped in half!? (03 2.0T)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi there, I've had my 9-3 for a year now and have been getting 28 - 30 MPG on the highway. 2 weeks ago, my mileage dropped to 15 (on a good day) and I've verified this by filling the tank and it only lasting 200 or so miles. No noticeable power difference, and I've tried resetting the...
  10. Jump after jump

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi. 2002 Saab 9-3. The car would not start this morning - only would click. When I used jumper cables it started up, but then it would need cables again. Then when I decided to drive home, the fault bell kept going off and the miscellaneous dash lights kept going off and the the car seemed...
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