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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I got a 2005 9-3 Linear 2.0T from a guy a month ago who said it needed a new turbo due to power loss. The power issue is like a restriction; I lightly press on the accelerator the car drives fine, however once I put my foot down the acceleration does not move it simply will go to the...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2003 Saab 9-3 Linear Turbo. Check engine is steadily on. When you push down the acceleration pedal there is no acceleration. Engine sounds a like rough/sluggish. Had a friend with an OBD2 coder get some codes. Got 3- P0300-random misfire, P0638-throttle actuator control range/ Performance...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    so my friends car recently died and refuses to start. throwing code p0638 (throttle body) its a 2004 9-3 aero with 260xxx on it so far we've cleaned the h42-2 connector (all pins were good) replaced throttle body and cleaned connector checked for voltage throttle plate doesnt move at all. when...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    After lurking, and reading everything I could find on the subject, and doing pretty much everything suggested (besides major cost items) I'm at the end of my rope. Bear with me, and I will tell you everything I've done to this point. It could be something totally stupid that I'm missing. I...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    What would cause the destruction of a throttle body? I replaced my original one a few months back, due to getting 2 codes (P0638 & I forgot the other one). Not long after replacing that one, I was getting the p0638 code again with the rough idle/ stall out issues I elaborated on here about a few...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello All, I've been getting an error code P0638, which kind folks here tell me and research on this board denotes dislodged pins in connector H42-2. However, I am unable to find any information on the location of this connector (besides somewhere under the battery tray). Can anyone please...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I've gotten a lot of good information from reading this forum in the past in reference to a previous car (2000 9-3) and I'm hoping that someone will be able to give me some help with a new purchase. I've done a lot of searching through the forum and can't find anything that fits my...
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2003 9-3 Linear. This morning I went to start it and it would not start. The check engine light was on with no SID indications. I jumpstarted it and drove it for a second thinking I may have left a light on and the battery died. It was very sluggish and produced probably 30% of its...
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