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Saab 9-3 Engine Dies while Driving Or Will Crank but not Start

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

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


The direct ignition cassette can fail causing the engine to die while driving, and/or it will crank but start. The engine may also have a rough idle and run roughly. Diagnosis may discover trouble codes for random misfires.

  • saabntdriver, , 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 221,675 mi

    Car lost power while driving. It is believed that it is the Ignition cassette that needs to be replaced. Cost Est $700.00

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