Watch tut on taking off door panel and found right there a hanging connector that had worked itself apart. I always take it to a Saab mechanic about 20 miles away. Or is it a completely new failure mode? About two weeks ago the gas gauge malfunction happened 95k miles. Your advice would be precious. Also the engine revving all of a sudden sounds odd too.
Shortly after, my ignition cassette failed. Luckily the parts are inexpensive, and relatively easy to take out yourself. Is this likely a hydraulic issue which looking online looks very expensive? Today it just cranks and cranks but will not start. What prompted you to change the oil type? We have two sets, one for and one for. In regards to the compression test for the valves, do the test when the car is cold, you should be getting around 180psi to 200psi on all cylinders. This past week it kind of stuttered a couple times on the road.
Listen for it to hum, and finally check for fuel pressure at the rail with a special fuel pressure tool. Plan is to inspect again and if nothing found with springs focus on the struts. If for some reason the gear has excessive wear on it, you can buy the Genuine Saab version, which comes with the gear. Now the light has stayed off for a week, but my car has no power! Mine is a 2006 9-3 Aero SportCombi. It has a steel shaft running in steel bushes!! It sounds like a bunch of plastic broken gears that are slipping.
This happens extremely randomly, it could happen every second time I drive the car. Fortunately I was able to make the repairs myself with parts sourced from eEuroparts. Hi I just purchased a 07 Saab 9-3 aero turbo and was told that the wobble was because it is time for new tires. When driving, when I back off the gas the needle goes to the bottom of white, but when I stop and idle its about Midway. I hope that helps, I know I said top 10 problems, but I really came up with 12 since there were some that really did need a shout-out.
Also check to make sure the vacuum hoses, specifically any that come straight off of the turbocharger, are all intact and not ripped or dangling. The waterpump is a strange design, driven off a chain in the timing cover rather than on the outside of the engine with a belt. Hopefully you can find someone willing to fix it. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member. This started happening after the engine was using a tremendous amount of oil. If you can move them in and out from the motor they are going bad. Another great video the Saab guy who did a great clip —.
You can postpone the failure and leakage of the pump by changing the coolant at regular intervals, but generally assume this to be an inevitability. Classifieds are to be listed in pages. You left out a few other issues that I have encountered over the years such as: Door mounted mirror glass falling off, drivers side taillight plug corrosion, tail light exterior lens becoming unglued and falling off, power amp mounted under drivers seat failure when wet snow, spilt drink , rear window exterior trim black plastic chipping off, pinch control issues with the windows fail to stay up. Another very common costly failure is broken balance shaft chain guides. I may have bought a lemon, but I am not willing to give up on it yet.
The best guy I could find said it would probably cost me a couple hundred just to look at it. Replace these 2 links first. We sell complete assembled struts, so you can simply bolt them on. This is my first post. When they go bad you will notice an unpleasant grinding noise accompanied by a clunk or squeak when going around corners. The problem today was a bad shaking. Replacing your periodically, flushing your trans fluid, going easy on the turbo, and using 5-10k miles on a change will keep your 9-3 running for hundreds of thousands of miles to come.
You will notice a definite change in the way the car drives at that point, and you should notice the corner with the broken spring will be sagging lower than the others. Thank you Before buying anything do a compression test, you can rent a compression tester from your local Autozone for free. Generally the car will start even with bad valves, you may be looking at a fuel pump which is more likely for a sudden no start. My 2007 Saab 9-3 Conv sounded like everything was about to fall out going over bumps. And I have been calling around me to see if a shop would look at it. The water may have killed your blower motor too.
Backprobed pins for left rear sensor and got no voltage at all. Any thoughts on typical annual manintenance costs? I love this car with a passion but I am a recently retired teacher and am having problems with the car and cannot afford to repair it. The Car is a 2006 9-3 T 2. For usage guidelines, see the. Although this does not effect the drivability of the car, it can be a fairly annoying problem. This time, he instructs us on how to solve the problem of the Blower motor in Saab 9-3. Take a look at your spark plugs, you can learn a lot about how the engine is running by seeing what the spark plugs look like.