Extended Cranking to Start Engine on Saab 9-5

The fuel pump check valve may have failed if the engine requires more cranking before it starts. The check valve is a one way valve that maintains the pressure in the fuel lines so the engine is easier to start after it has sat a while.

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Average mileage: 164,000 (163,000–165,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 3.0L V6 Turbo
6 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004
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1999 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 165,000 mi,
My car crank, but dont started, and when starts and I press The gas the car shout off