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Saab 9000 Lack of Boost or Over Boost Condition Due to APC Solenoid Failure

 
Saab 9000 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998

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

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The APC Solenoid, also known as the boost pressure control solenoid, can fail creating an over-boost condition or a lack of boost from the turbocharger. This may be felt in an abrupt loss of acceleration under heavy load (climbing a hill, or quick acceleration).