Turbo failure. on Saab 9-3

Average mileage: 146,272 (71,000–260,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
6 model years affected: 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, more2007, 2008
12 people reported this problem
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2007 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 71,000 mi,
car starts fine acceleration is very slow very sluggish but seems to be gaming at a very slow pace the turbo indicator I was told is not resetting were moving like it should
Turbo failure was said to be due to an oil leak. Hard shifting/no power when i'd hit the gas. Replaced and haven't had a problem with it since...have a whole host of other issues though :(
2003 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 235,000 mi,
While driving my car loss power. Acceleration went from normal to a shaky slow. Car acted like it wanted to cut off. Thankfully i was close to home and was able to prk it up. Haven't had a chance to look into it yet.
2004 Saab 9-3 105,000 mi,
seems like the turbo gauge is not accurate...while I have power I have seen the indicator get into the 'red'
2001 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 80,000 mi,
Driving down the highway, lost power pulled over called tow truck had to replace turbo.
2001 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 135,000 mi,
Turbo bearing wore out and caused a complete failure. Had to replace turbo.
1999 Saab 9-3 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 200,000 mi,
Oil looks like chocolate milk.
2008 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 168,000 mi,
Turbo problem
2003 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo
Still have the problem losing power