2001 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Saab 9-3
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2001 Saab 9-3 ProblemsTurbo failure.
Turbo bearing wore out and caused a complete failure. Had to replace turbo.
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.
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???