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  1. My Baby Died ... (P0340, need clarification)!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1. BACKGROUND: Hi friends. Finally inherited my 1999 9-3 SE 2.0L Hatchback in midnight blue from my mother. She (the car) ran rough and shaky at idle but otherwise ran fine and had no warning lights. After a short road-trip coming off the highway the engine vibration got quite bad during normal...
  2. Can a bad DIC drain your battery?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, got codes P0340, and P0420 and also an incredibly battery drain again. Problem: Car dies over night.. Question: Can a bad DIC drain my battery? Small overview: Had a drain problem before, it was the Amp and my AC compressor. Bypassed the amp, and replaced my AC compressor, all was...
  3. The lovely P0340-28-7f... Z19DT

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Alright, lets get to this. So, the car is a 08 9-3 with a Z19DT (8v) engine. I have been skimming through a lot of forums with this, and it sort of gives me the idea that it is not the CMS. So, the symptoms: The car started to become difficult to start, cranking for about 5 sec. At the time...
  4. Error Code P0340 2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have posted a thread before involving the CEL codes P1312, P1334 and P1110 on a 2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0, I have fixed the error code for the P1110 but the P1312 and P1334 still remain, (which I know is cylinder misfires). I have looked and looked and many different people have different...
  5. 99 9-3 Vert 2.0L - P0340

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have searched and I understand this code pertains to the DIC/ spark plugs. I replaced the DIC from AM Autoparts (Not OEM but built to same quality they say) I also replaced the spark plugs with NGK BCPR7ES-11 and gapped to .035 and torqued plugs to 20lbs. I went to start the car up last...
  6. P1230 problem?

    9-5 Workshop
    I am new member of this forum and not good mechanic but I love saab. I have 95, linear (2002) and one week ago I had a water pump issue and the shop fixed it. Then 3 days later, saab doesn't start in the garage. It crank but not start. Error code showed P1312, P1334, P0340 and P0116. I...
  7. HELP! 2000 Saab 9-3 CEL on P0340 P1300 P0300

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So my 2000 Saab 9-3 Hatchback 2.0 Turbo with about 100K miles on it was throwing 3 Engine Codes P0340 P1312 P1334 So, after going through many forums it looked like 99% of people replaced the DIC and spark plugs and the problem was solved. I called the Saab dealership, gave them my VIN number...
  8. Scan tool code P0340, is it really the DIC

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    This isn't the first time this code has come up for me, some time ago it occurred. Then it went away. Can't what I did exactly. Now it is back, I plan to check the connections on the DIC. Anyone have experience with using the cheaper black DIC or buyng a parted out red DIC?
  9. Direct Ignition Question

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello, I have a '97 900SE Turbo Conv. Symptom: one day got in the car in my driveway and it wouldn't start- engine turned but no attempt to fire. Let it sit and next day it started fine. runs fine ever since. Codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor) and P0133 (o2 sensor) DIC date code: "0305" (so...
  10. 96 900 SE Turbo Crank sensor fault code HELP

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 96 900 SE turbo will not start. Drove it to a store and it ran fine. Came out of the store and it would crank but not start. Had it towed home. Ran my scan tool and it threw fault code P0340 Crankshaft Sensor Circuit Fault. Is there any way to test the sensor to make sure it is the problem...
  11. 2002 9-3 Blown motor?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Sadly my 9-3 may have a blown head gasket? Thought Id post this a see what the saabies think. It started on Christmas Eve when I was driving in the thru way. It started running really rough. I thought it was a bad plug or a bad DI cassette but I replaced the spark plugs (with NGK's) and checked...
  12. Some OBD 2CODES i NEEEED help with please!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    i have 3 codes.... P0113 (IAT sensor 1 circuit high input), P0507(Idle control system RPM high), and P0340(camshaft position sensor a bank circuit malfunction)(the last is pending).... ANY ANY ANY ideas?!?!! thanks guys....already fixed all vac leaks and IAC...wondering what is next...The car...