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Saab 9-3 Check Engine Light due to Electronic Throttle Body Failure

Saab 9-3 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005

Engines Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 103,000 mi (81,000 mi - 125,000 mi)


The Check Engine Light may come on because the electronic throttle body has failed. Other symptoms include loss of acceleration, a high idle or failure to return to idle, and difficulty starting.

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