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  1. 95 Saab 900s won’t start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 1995 Saab 900s stopped starting originally I thought it was the starter motor so I took one I knew worked off my parts car and still nothing. When I turn the ignition all I hear is a click it doesn’t turn over (I think from the starter relay) all the dash lights come on. The battery is less...
  2. Saab 9000 2.0T No Injector Pulse

    9000 Workshop
    Hello, i have a 97 Saab 9000 2.0 Turbo that suddenly shut down under driving. I Have checked all wiring in the engine bay and wiring to the relay/fusebox. The engine runs when spraying starting fluid in the throttle body. Everything seems fine except that it has no injector pulse at the...
  3. cannot start and the battery is good

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I have a saab 9-3, 2006. This is really weird. Last week I found out my car cannot start. And then I called my insurance company to tow my car to a repair shop. And then I left my car there and the guy in the repair shop called me and said my car can start and asked me what was the...
  4. Cold Weather is Coming and Your Saab Might Not Start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    This post is coming from experience. If it is fairly cold out and your automatic Saab doesn't even turn over and doesn't click when you turn the key then I may have some fixes for you. 1) With the key in the on position, move the gear selector from park to 1 a few times then try to start it...
  5. Saab 2003 SE has fallen ill (help?)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 2003 Saab SE Convertible has about 80K miles on it. I was driving it one day when it unexpectedly stalled. Since I have only gotten it to start up a couple times, after hitting the key out of anger it started right up, so I assumed the ignition switch was the problem. However I just replaced...
  6. 93 saab 9000 won't start

    9000 Workshop
    Recently the starter on my 9000 quit. It had been going for a while. And finally quit. I tried to start it and it cranked but didn't start. I tried again and then as it was cranking it just stopped. NOTHING. I tried to start it again and there wasn't even a click. So I hired someone to install...
  7. 2001 Saab 95 2.3T would not start again, Fuel Pump not priming as i turn the ignition

    9-5 Workshop
    While working on this 2001 Saab 95 I found that the gas coming through Fuel Rail is like Milky white not like the regular petrol color, so I drained all of the gas off the tank, using Fuel Pump Priming (Turning On and Off the Ignition switch to pump out all of the gas in the tank) and poured in...
  8. Need Help with Starting 2001 Saab 95 2.3t

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi every one, this time it looks like CPS has gone bad, and Car is not starting at all, I actually had new sensor ordered few months ago, but since than I am not able to change it my self, I tried many times to open the old one, and bought couple of tools, but no success, so I need some help...
  9. Turning over, but not starting...

    9-5 Workshop
    My 02 9-5 Aero will turn over, and seem to want to start, but won't actually do it. I'm thinking the fuel pump, but could it be something else? What could I try instead of spending the 400 dollars for a new pump?
  10. No start, no compression...what now?

    9-5 Workshop
    Well it's been a rough month. I've got the old 2000 Saab 9-5 V6 Turbo. Here's the story: Took car in to have the oil changed. Took 2 hours and one of the guys said I had an oil leak. Didn't say it was major, but that I should have it checked out. 2 days later, I drove my car to work with no...
  11. Saab 9-5 2.3t Cranks but won't start.

    9-5 Workshop
    About a week ago, my saab decided to die after a day of city driving. The engine caught for a moment, ran rough, and then died. I diagnosed it to be a failed fuel pump. I ordered the fuel pump and it arrived today. I installed the new pump, and the car started (running rough at first, but...
  12. Think the ECM might be bad need opinions

    9000 Workshop
    So my 1996 Saab 9000 CS won't turn over when the key is in the ignition it sounds like the emergeny Flashers are on but they aren't when I pulled the fuse it stopped when I put the fuse back in and tried to start it the alarm goes off. The car will only try to turn over if I go from off right to...
  13. Intermittent Starting

    9000 Workshop
    Hello all, I haven't visited this site in about 4 years, I'm glad to see it is still up and running! I have a 1991 9000, no turbo, automatic, about 180,000 miles. It's been sitting in a field since 2009, and I have finally decided to bring it back to life! It ran last fall when I started it...
  14. 24hrs ago it started, Now it doesn't...Help Please!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    24hrs ago it started, Now it doesn't...Starter will not engage. Help Please! I drove my 93 ARC last night and no problems. Fast forward to this evening and I come out to go to an XMAS party, put the key is and turn, all the dash lights come, beeping sounds, and the SID give me an o.k check...
  15. Engine turns over but doesn't fire

    C900 Workshop
    If anyone can help me with the following I would be very grateful. I've just driven a classic Saab 900 convertible (1992) around France and after a fair amount of start-stop driving in very hot conditions it refused to start when the ferry docked in Dover,UK (we had to get pulled off the boat...
  16. car starting problems please read

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    90% of the time i turn my key the car starts... the other 10% when i turn my key nothing happens...no turning, no clicking..all the power kicks on but nothing happens... imagine turning your key and hearing all the electrical kick on but no engine. i do nothing but leave the car alone for a...
  17. Stumped! Car Not Starting - Click, Click

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Short intro-i'm a typical DIY working on my cars for as long as I can, on my 2nd saab and have done most of the typical repairs myself (cabin air, SAI valve, etc.) This problem however has me stumped! Love doing things myself but may have to resort to taking it to a shop. :( Sorry for the long...
  18. My Saab 9-3 will not start randomly

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello All, I have a 2000 9-3 SE, lately I've been having trouble starting it after I use it to drop my son @ school, which is like 10-15 minutes after. everything light up on da panel like normal but i do hear a little humming noise from the backside. i noticed this usually happens in the...
  19. 900 not starting :'(

    C900 Workshop
    So I was changing the ATF. I had it up on jacks and I started getting it into all the gears. Once i was done with drive i tried to put the car into park but i didnt put it in park so the tires were still spinning because of idle speed and no friction. It made an awful grinding noise like...
  20. Key won't turn to lock position or start my car!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a manuel 2005 Saab 9-3 linear and have had it for 2 years and had tons of problems. The latest problem was I moved my car so my mom could get her van out of the garage and when she got home i went to move my car back and I could not start the car. At this point I was already...
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