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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi Guys, My 2011 Saab 9-3 TTID 180 keeps going into Limited performance mode. Last time i code read it - P1120-52 P1122-52 Accelerator Pedal Position sensor 1 and 2 signal incorrect ratio These codes will not clear. Limp mode is intermittent, but starting to become more frequent ...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Update on my TTiD limited performance light coming on ( yet again ) . Got to wait until new year to be looked at. Anyone think this is just a coincidence. Every week I do an 80 mile drive down to see my dad in Dorset. Around 50 miles into the drive in exactly the same part of the M27 ( within...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Folks, My first post. My 11th Saab. Just had 7 years trouble free motoring with a BMW 320d, but it was never a Saab, it was boring and perfect, not like my old 99's and 900's. I've just got hold of a beautiful 08 black Aero convertible, but the dreaded 'bing bong' limited performance...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Saab 93 2007 TID 1.9 8v 120bhp Limited performance (NO CEL) activates after driving a few minutes on 50+ i had a regen done a week ago and changed egr (as this was an issue that came up) i am looking to change the thermostat as i understand could be stuck open due to the fact the...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, I really need some help!! Last few months whenever i have gone on a motorway and travelled above 50mph the car has gone in to Limited performance (LP) mode and lost power...today it went into LP mode whilst normal driving. It has had sluggish/slow acceleration in normal conditions...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I had my car towed by recovery due to warning message on dash saying *Limited performance* there was no management or warning light on the dash. Recovery firm didnt have the software to read the ECU. The engine dropped power and at the front of the engine on idle and acceleration there is a...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Bloody sodding hell! 2009 ttid aero sports wagon, 80k... Relatively problem free motoring untill today. Missus been driving the car today and got the dreaded message. We don't do many miles and it's been a crew weeks sine I gave it a blast now. I haven't driven it yet, missus says it's very...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Background: 2008 Aero TTiD, 120k miles, long trips regularly (Midlands->Glasgow and back this weekend). Regularly serviced etc. Today: After dropping the boys at school I headed for the office when suddenly "Bing bong", and the "Limited Performance" message came up. Sure enough, no revs above...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello all, Need help badly!! recently replaced TB with Brand new tb...had eml etc issues. recently the cars been going in to limp home mode!!! when driving there is a slight hum when accelerating. when i use cruise control it works but slow accelerating when in limited performance mode so i...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello All, I am having a major issue with my 9-3!! I done much to keep this darn car moving and on the road and it has cost me a fortune... I have been having an EML thrown up every so often, in the last few months every day and from last week it has indefinately come on and i have been...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    SAAB 9-3 AERO TTID 2008 180BHP Hoping someone can provide me with some advice I was stationery at traffic lights when the engine began to rev uncontrollably, even when the ignition was switched off. It was so loud; I genuinely thought it may blow up. Eventually it stopped and I had to have it...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello All, Newbie here and amateur car person! I am having some nightmare problems with my Saab, recently the "limited performance" warning came up on the dashboard, and at first there was no symptoms, then suddenly, the car sometimes would not start, It started happening too often so booked...
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all, Just bought my first 9-3 ttid (58 - 2008) and I love the car, however I have a couple of issues. I am getting a lot of black (and white on occasions) smoke from the exhaust when reving the car. Had a manual regen done however car is still smoking and will occasionally idle rough when I...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All Over past few days I have a message come up stating “limited performance” with a picture of a car and a spanner in the middle. The car then drag while driving in 1st and 2nd gear so I have to quickly change it to 3rd gear for it to run smoothly. I thought it was due to not having service...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, Long time since I posted a technical query on here! Been to look at some cheap higher mileage 9-3 TTiD's. One of which was very clean, had FSH but there was a "limited performance" warning omessage on the dash. Any ideas what this could be? I'm guessing it's a possible DPF issue, but...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Some of you may remember this is my first Saab, which I've had for about 3 months. (It's a day or so over it's first birthday) Anyway, my first problem (dammit!) the 'Limited Performance' message. There I was gently exiting a roundabout (just out of work, so cold engine) when the car seemed to...
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