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Saab 9-3 Excessive Exhaust Noise From Flex Pipe Failure

Saab 9-3 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 110,821 mi (51,000 mi - 186,326 mi)


The exhaust flex pipe can fail causing excessive exhaust noise from the front/center area of the vehicle. The flex pipe is a flexible joint in the exhaust that allows for engine movement.

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