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Saab 9-3 Turbo failure.

 
Saab 9-3 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2004

Engine Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 110,400 mi (80,000 mi - 135,000 mi)

  • Visitor, , 105,000 mi

    seems like the turbo gauge is not accurate...while I have power I have seen the indicator get into the 'red'

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  • X-Man72, , 102,000 mi
     Rookie

    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 :(

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  • Visitor, , 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 80,000 mi

    Driving down the highway, lost power pulled over called tow truck had to replace turbo.

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  • tdalmond, , 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 135,000 mi
     Enthusiast

    Turbo bearing wore out and caused a complete failure. Had to replace turbo.

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