2000 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Saab 9-3
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2000 Saab 9-3 ProblemsInability to Maintain or Control AC or Heating Temperature
The shaft for the air blend door can fail creating the inability to adjust the AC or heating temperature. The AC or Heat will not maintain the proper temperature.
The thermo contact in the AC compressor can fail, which means the compressor may fail to engage or disengage.
The fuel pump check valve may have failed if the engine requires more cranking before it starts. The check valve is a one way valve that maintains the pressure in the fuel lines so the engine is easier to start after it has sat a while.
2000 Saab 9-3 QuestionsEngine management light says turbo is faulty but mechanic has tried everything (1 answer)
He changed all valves and hoses but still light comes on when engine is hot. Now clutch makes a whirring noise when clutch pedal depressed. Help!
I have no speedo, ABS light is on as is the ! warning light. I sent the ABS module for repair, put it in and nothing changed. I wonder if the unit was not fully repaired, though they claimed it was. I have another repaired module coming to swap out with my original and hope that one works!
The oil light goes on under 1200 RPMs while idling but, only when the car is warm. It also goes off in neutral. Is this most likely an oil sludge pick up screen/oil pan gunk problem?