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  1. Possible ECM failure?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Guys, New to this forum so forgive me if I screw up any rules. Well here is the issue, got an '04 9-3 linear, 94000mi on it, 5-speed. Engine cut out on highway in rush hour traffic and in 96 degree heat, not fun. Started back up, ran for a couple seconds, ran rough and died. Waited a little...
  2. I'm thoroughly confused

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks. So I'm helping a guy with an 05 9-3 convertible. The fuse in the dash panel, #14 to be exact, Is sparking when the ICM is hooked up. I've also noticed that the fiber lines don't light up. I took a look at the diagram and learned that the radio amp and the ICM both touch that same...
  3. Sparking at fuse box

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks, Helping a fellow Saab guy out. He has no radio and he gets a spark from Fuse 14 (amp 20) in the driver's side dash. He had an aftermarket parrot kit installed years before that didn't work so I ripped it all out and resoldered everything. I'm still getting a spark out of that fuse...
  4. Helping some one out with some strange stuff

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks, Helping a fellow Saab guy out, The guy claims there's a draw in his car somewhere which is causing the batter to die. Later he tells me that the radio stopped working, so I check the fuse box and the fuse is missing but he also tells me that it sparks when he inserts another fuse...
  5. starting problems w/ 2002 Viggen

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    year = 2002 model = Viggen sedan engine = 2.3L HOT mileage = 83,000 miles Hi, friends. Just when I think I'm capable of doing things myself, I learn that things are more complicated than what I'm capable of. :roll: problem = since early April, difficulties starting; and it has become...
  6. Do new ignition coils need to pair?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Periodic misfire in cylinder 1 or 2 code P1312. Replaced plugs and cleared code, still comes up periodically. Bought NEW OEM ignition coil off rockauto. I swapped with one of the cylinders and engine sounded terrible, shaky, only 3 cylinders firing. Pulled out coil and put in an extra spark...
  7. Smoke & bad idle P1312 and P1301

    9-5 Workshop
    Our daughters 2000 9-5 Aero just broke down on her. She says that while she was driving the engine started shaking and the gas pedal stopped working. She also mentioned oil all over. :o She got it to the side of the road and called us. I got there and put my ODBII scanner on it. The only code...
  8. Spark Plug Gaps V6...and why....

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 9-3 Aero I picked up the NGK iridiums... Install was a pain in the ***** btw!!! Anyways they came pre-gapped at .04 or 1.016mm. The old plugs were causing my car to misfire, but I really don't ever think they had been changed (old owner said they had been, but he lied obviously) And...
  9. Upgraded turbo which sparks now?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Went to the suppliers this morning to get some new spark plugs for my saab 93 turbo started life as a lpt now has the td04 turbo upgrade Do I put the hot plugs in or the usual Ngk ones in ?
  10. 94 9000 turbo firing to only one cylinder?

    9000 Workshop
    Recently bought a 9000cs turbo that won't start, turns and turns but dosent catch. Mechanic, (Not a saab guy) Can't figure out whats wrong, assumes the ecu, the direct injection has been changed recently, as well as the coil pack. He claims its only firing in one cylinder, anybody heard of...
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