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2008 Saab 9-3 Base 4dr Sedan

2008 Saab 9-3
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
19 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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May 20, 2010, 9:59 pm

FRANK K
 

Question: 2007 SAAB 93 STALLS ON HIGHWAY WONT RESTART

MY 2007 SAAB 93 STALLED ON THE HIGHWAY AND IT WOULD NOT RESTART. THE BATTERY WORKS FINE , BUT IT WONT TURNOVER.
ANY IDEAS?


May 24, 2010, 5:22 pm

Ron W
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Test the starter if it won't turnover.

Since it died on the highway, I would check the battery connections as well.

Check the terminals and connections at the battery. Sometimes greenish/gray corrosion gets on the battery cables and when a new battery is installed, it doesn't make a good connection. Use a little sand paper or terminal brush to clean them up. It may be all you need to do. If they're OK, you may have to take it in and have it checked.

if you mean it won't run, but turns over, it sounds like a fuel pump issue.


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