2001 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Saab 9-3 ProblemsExcessive Exhaust Noise From Flex Pipe Failure
The exhaust flex pipe can fail causing excessive exhaust noise from the front/center area of the vehicle. The flex pipe is a flexible joint in the exhaust that allows for engine movement.
The idler pulley for the serpentine belt can fail causing noise from the belt area. Our technicians report the pulley has been known to fail completely which can cause the belt to break or be thrown off.
2001 Saab 9-3 QuestionsWhy is oil blowing past the oil cap all over the engine?This only happens when the turbo tries to kick in....... (1 answer)
My mechanic told me the problem I am having with left front strut is the bearing so I will need to replace both front struts as it comes in a whole assembly and cannot just replace bearing;however in Saab Central forums people have said replacing bearing alone can be done.
The new radiator part looks different, just don't know if I got the wrong part or is this new radiator updated product correct???