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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all! I have 2001 Saab 9-5, 2.3l MFI Turbo. I have Flashing CEL, low power and shaking engine, aND mis fire in cylinder #2.Trouble codes indicated catalytic converter, and Oxygen sensor. I'm helping my son in law troubleshoot issue. He has replaced cat converter and oxygen sensor to no...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Guys, Looking for help with a friend's 9-3 diesel estate ( manual ). I seems to be permanently in LHM. The code it gives is P1901 followed by $07E3 then the same with PD at the end. My list suggests Clutch Actuatot CKT Range/Perf so I suspect it's a manufacturer specific code. Paul @ Kippen
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  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Guys, Just picked up a 2000 Cabrio SE for a very good price, especially since it is fitted with LPG. However, it is showing a CEL. interrogation gives 1251 - Engine module output low. The car runs fine, albeit it sometimes ticks over a bit low. Now a bit of history. The previous owner had an...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Saab 95 2004 2.3t Engine: B235E I’m getting a CEL, code is P0134: no activity bank 1, sensor 1. The front O2 sensor has been replaced, but the CEL persists, with the CEL sometimes on and sometimes off. I’m wondering what to do next to try and find the issue... Could it be a problem with the...
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Guys, This car is throwing up new problems by the day. I was getting the above code plus 1216 Throttle binding previously then it decided to really misbehave, cutting out any time I gave it any throttle. This generated 0336 Crank position sensor 'Out of range' and 1302 PENDING I think this...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So driving this evening I get on to the dual carriageway and my CEL starts flashing for a but then stayed on. I pulled over in to the nearest layby, luckily only a matter of yards after the light came on and turned engine off. Left it for a few minutes then restarted. The car sounds awful, a...
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  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi My wife was driving our 2000 Aero manual today when as she was pulling away from a junction the CEL light came on and also she couldnt select 5th gear. Its still on and even with teh engine stopped you cant get 5th the lever wont travel horizontal passed third /fourth. You can get reverse...
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  8. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi I have the CEL lit on my car and having had a poke around under the bonnet, have discovered a couple of small hoses which are not attached to anything. One comes from the intake side and has vacuum when the engine is running. The other leads from the device attached to the firewall (some...
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Recovered to Cambridge SAAB from M25 smoking from fluid leak onto exhaust. They decided it was power steering leak from corroded high pressure hose under rad. New pipe fitted at some expense(!!****!!). Picked up car, back onto M11 CEL comes on, steering goes heavy. Back to garage, they fit...
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  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My 2005 Saab 9-5 is running smoothly with no sign of misfires but it keeps throwing the P1312, 1334 and 0340 engine codes.  First thing I did was clean and regap the plugs --they had not been torqued in properly and were surprisingly loose, but they looked good and clean with a light tan colour...
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hey guys so ive had this check engine on for a while now and its been buggin me so its time to fix it :cool: but heres the thing ive done some research and most people are saying that this code comes from the bcv or bpv but the place i had it read says its from a heated oxygen sensor? has anyone...
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi folks am open to suggestions. The car had been sitting for two years before I bought it. Minor work to get it road legal, oils, filters, brake flexis and a cv joint (split reluctor ring). Anyway a few days after passing its test the CEL light came on but no symptoms then would go out after a...
  13. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hello, I created a youtube account just to upload this vid becoz I thought it might be too big to upload here. 15mb...wow. Anyway, from here :townsendimports.com/Web/engine_folder/24codes.htm, I got a procedure to get codes from my 1991 Saab 9000 - stock. However, I don't know how to read the...
  14. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Read loads of threads but cannot find any that match these symptoms. Car starts fine and drives fine from cold, for about 2 miles, then CEL comes on and it goes into Limp mode. Continue driving until car reaches normal running temperature, then CEL disappears and the the car drives normally for...
  15. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Looking for opinions from you skilled knowledge-heads. I have a 2002 9-3 SE 5 speed with 138k miles. It has recently been having two problems: (1) on a cold start it always turns over fine, idles, and then sometimes starts surging RPMs (drops below idle, then up to idle, then repeats itself...
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    HI,my car is a early 02 93 2.2 diesel.it went into limp home mode,I cleaned the EGR valve but discovered it was a faulty crank sensor,after it was replaced the cel was on and i was told it was the maf sensor,which i replaced.the cel went out a couple of minutes after i started car but comes on...
  17. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I'm having problems with my 2002 9-3 HOT Aero vert. It keeps throwing up these codes when the CEL light comes on, and now the CEL light flashes sometimes when im driving. Steps i've taken so far. 1. Replace the plugs (correct NGK Resistance ones) 2 Replace the DIC (aftermarket brand...
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Folks, Im hoping someone can help me with a problem i'm having with my 2002 Saab 9-3 HOT Aero vert. When I got it a few weeks ago it was coming up with an intermitant CEL roughly every 3-4 starts of the car, I took it to a saab specialist locally who attached a code reader and told me it...
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    While driving home, the check engine light came on. I pulled the car into the nearest auto store and borrowed their code reader. The codes I got were p1301 "ignition timing adjustment signal" and p0301 "cylinder 1 misfire detected." I put in new NGK PFR 6H10 sparkplugs gapped to 1.0mm. Do you...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I appreciate any help/advice from this forum, as I have been pouring through the posts to find something similar to what I'm experiencing. Yesterday, my 9-5 starting billowing out LOTS of whitish colored smoke from the tail pipe whenever I was idle - so much smoke that for a minute I...
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