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  1. spudders when turbo kicks in.....then after a bit it will not hit turbo

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2004 9-3 aero turbo.....when first started when I drive and accelerate, it sputters real bad when turbo goes more than half way on gauge.....then after a while turbo gauge will not go past half way and car is a dog!!! really bad in first gear....when I reset or restart the cycle starts again...
  2. 2006 9-3 2.0 Sputtering, I did maf,TB clean, new plugs & 3 coils...not fixed help!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 9-3 2.0 Sputtering, I did maf,TB clean, new plugs & 3 coils...not fixed help! I'm new to SC and have been digging through the forums for days trying to get my wifes car back on the road. I would majorly appreciate some help from the group. I think I'm in sputtering territory like many of...
  3. Starts fine sputters and revs up and stalls

    9-5 Workshop
    So this morning i got into my car to go to work and after pulling out of the drive way my 95 didnt have much power and started sputtering like its gonna stall but then revs its self up but after it did that a couple of times it just stalled. It revs its self up in little spurts too when not...
  4. Unidentified problems with 2008 9-3 Aero

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Let me start by saying that I love my Saab. After the unfortunate demise of my former 2000 9-5 Aero, I shopped around for 6 months before I found this one. For the past three weeks, however, we have had issues that seem to keep compounding. It all began... Husband smells antifreeze outside of...
  5. 99 9-3 Saab conv. strange issues... battery ..fuel pump ...dic???

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 99 saab 9-3 turbo with 114k miles on it .. yesterday I was driving on the highway and it felt like it sputtered a little I kept going and on the off ramp it shut off and took a few tries to start.. once it started I had to hold the gas down and throw it into drive so it would stay...
  6. HELP! Sputtering and almost no power, now won't start

    9-5 Workshop
    I was driving home today and filled up the gas tank at a Liberty. Put premium 93 in and got back on the road, within less than a mile the car starts sputtering and I have a hard time keeping it from stalling, having to almost floor it just to get to limp into a parking lot. Popped the hood to...
  7. erratic idle, engine stumbling, etc in a 89 saab 900s

    C900 Workshop
    So i bought my dream car, an 89 900 about a week ago. I bought it because it started and ran well, and regardless of some problems (oil leak and no power steering) I wanted to turn this into the car I learn how to fix. Well lucky me cuz now I get the chance BIG TIME (just kidding, Im pissed) For...
  8. erratic idle, engine stumbling, etc in a 89 saab 900s

    C900 Workshop
    erratic idle, engine surges, etc in a 89 saab 900s So i bought my dream car, an 89 900 about a week ago. I bought it because it started and ran well, and regardless of some problems (oil leak and no power steering) I wanted to turn this into the car I learn how to fix. Well lucky me cuz now I...
  9. Lost power for a few seconds

    C900 Workshop
    Earlier this morning I was driving my c900 out of my neighborhood after starting up the car for the first time after sitting all night. I got up to a big hill in the neighborhood, and all of a sudden it felt like the car died for about half a second then came back on. It kept doing this all...
  10. Engine Starts, Sputters, then Dies w/out Gas for 2 minutes??!

    C900 Workshop
    Hello everybody! I'm new here, but I've been lurking since I got my Saab back in May of 2009. I have a 1991 Turbo 900 SE convertible... she's black and fun.. except she has ALL KINDS OF ISSUES. But the main reason I'm posting is lately she (her name is Inga) won't stay on after I start her up if...
  11. 1995 Saab 900s 2.3L diagnostic tool?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Does anyone know for sure if the 1995 900s 2.3L non-turbo uses OBD II or OBD I? I heard some late 1995 model cars were OBD II compliant. Just got a check engine light and I need to find out whats wrong. My car sputters horribly! If I push on the gas quickly the motor bogs out especially on...
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