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  1. 9-3 ARC Not Starting

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Folks, Posting for a fellow Saab owner. They have an 05 9-3 ARC with 110km on it. The engine has had quite a shudder, like it is running on 3 cylinders but their mechanic confirmed plugs and power packs ok. The owner has spent quite a bit on maintenance and repairs and she doesn't have more...
  2. will trade cat pics, for advice: 03' 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I am the proud owner of a 2003 Saab 9-3, it is a mesh of 2002 and 2003 parts; which makes everything a blast in car part shopping because it seems all of my parts are "a few days away". anyways: the past few days my car hasnt been starting; however, my battery is not dead (its only 6 months...
  3. HELP!!! Car wont Start!!!

    9-5 Workshop
    OK everyone need your help here. So my son was driving his 99 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3l (gave it to him last thursday when he got his license.) He had finished his road test. then I gave him the keys. He drove to school with No problem. He then went to the downtown area near our home and as he was...
  4. First time saab owner help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    First time saab owner. Okay so a few days ago i ended up buying a saab 9-3 SE with a manual transmission from craigslist. Car has around 160 miles. Everything was fine except for the fact that the reverse was all gone. He had the car sitting for about 2 months due to the fact that the guy had...
  5. Multiple warning lights, car wont start

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello! New to the forum, but when I did a search, I didn't seem to find anybody who was having my exact problems. I have the 2001 9-5 with the V6 Turbo Today, about 1/2 miles down our long driveway, my triangle warning light came on with a chime and so did my ABS light, gas light, and battery...
  6. HELP!!! SAAB wont start randomly.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello All, HELP!!! So I have a 9-3 that out of the blue decided it doesn't want to start. It has happened several times in the last week. The first time it happened was I went to the store and came out 30-45min later and when i got into the car and put the key in I had warning message about...
  7. Saab 9-3 trouble after sitting in the rain

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-3 2.0 turbo. I have been at a conference for work for the past two days. I went to leave my apartment this morning and my stop struggled to start, but it did start. It gave me a warning on the panel that the traction control failed and that I need to contact a Saab...
  8. Could two month old DIC be bad again or is it something else?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hope someone can help, I will be brief as possible but informative (I hope). 2001 9-3 SE, A couple of months ago car had been parked 45 min or so, started but ran very rough and stalled pulling out of the parking lot. It tried to start but just wouldn't turn over and we had it towed to the...
  9. Car wont start all types of electrical issues

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Today I replaced the motor for my driver side window. It was fairly easy to do. When I went to start my car it made a clicking sound from the engine, but did not start. The computer start up check read OK. I figured right away that the battery was low as I had the door open and the lights on...
  10. Wont start, cranking over though.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok firstly the car wouldnt start and i got a display message "Immobilise failure or something like that", called out breakdown assistance, when he arrived i had already disconnected the battery so he reconnected and it started. Left to idle and turned it off and restarted with no problems. So i...
  11. Im Stuck my car wont start but turns over HELP !!!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone i have a 1998 Saab 95 and it will not start ! it was running fine until i pulled onto a mates driveway turned the car off, went in for a cup a tea came back out 30mins later and it would not start. The engine turns over but wont run, although if i take the battery off for a moment...
  12. Sonett 3 ignition helpp

    92, 93, 95, 96 & Sonett Workshop- Vintage Models
    i have a 74 sonett 3 that wont start. tracked it to the ignition switch. what should i do where can i get one. anyone who can help its much appreciated thanks
  13. Car Starts but dies when trys to idle

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 97 900s with a 2.3 non turbo. Up until today I have had no problems with my engine. When I went to start it today it just kinda gargled so i shut it off as it didn't sound right, then when I went to restart it it started up like normal or so i thought. 2 seconds later when it...
  14. why wont my saab start?

    9000 Workshop
    just bought a used 98 saab 9000 cse turbo....ran beautifuly for several weeks, then the other day when i started it up, it idled for about 5 seconds...then stalled out....from that point on, it wouldnt turn over at all...a mechanic came and cleaned out the plugs...and it started right up...
  15. My Saab wont START HELP !!!!

    9-5 Workshop
    MY Car: SAAB 95 1998 2.0T Hi everyone I pulled onto my friends drive way one afternoon went in for 30 mins then came out and my car would not start ! it is as if there is no fuel but there is, i can hear the fuel pump priming when i turn the ignition on, it has started for about 3/4 seconds...
  16. Dead on the highway

    9-5 Workshop
    9-5 was finally running right. No problems for several weeks, even with a long (6 hr.) drive. Drove 15 min., ate lunch, hard starting, but I didn't think anything about it. On the way home all of a sudden CEL starts blinking and car shuts down. Engine cranks and almost catches, but no joy...