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  1. Starter whirring sound - no engine crank

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I have '07 9-3 2.0t 140K miles. This morning I heard/felt only whirring when turning the key to start. It's as if the starter is happy, but it's not engaging the engine for a crank. Any common problems y'all know abut with these? Thanks is advance! Kids have camps, car repair...
  2. Whistle and Rumble Noise

    9-5 Workshop
    The car: 2009 Saab 9-5 2.3t | 113,000 miles | automatic The problem: Constant rumble noise when driving. Intermittent (somewhat seldom) whistling noise coming from the front left wheel that goes away when I tap the brakes. To note, I had a new tire put on and the rotors replaced a couple...
  3. Brief Howlin Noise @ Cold Start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 2000 9-3 is making a howling noise at cold start. I initially stated in my last thread that it lasts 20-30 seconds, but it's actually closer to 10). I took a video of it and uploaded to Youtube so you could hear it. I can't tell if it sounds quite the same the confirmed sludge engine...
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