excessive cranking time before starting on 1995 Saab 9000

occasionally takes 8 to 15 seconds of cranking before engins starts. Installed new battery 3 weeks ago. This"fault" started over a year ago, it doesen't happen very often.

by in Portsmouth, NH on March 11, 2010
2 answers
ANSWER by on May 07, 2010
I t is most likely your fuel pump check valve.A new fuel pump check valve should cost about $12 and can be replaced in about 15 minutes.
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