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Harsh Transmission Engagemnet From Park to Drive and/or Reverse on Saab 9-3

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A higher than normal idle speed may result in harsh transmission engagement from park to drive and/or reverse. Our technicians tell us that adjustment and reprogramming the engine idle speed should resolve this issue.

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Saab 9-3 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 49,920 (45,000–54,841)
Engine affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo
2 model years affected: 2005, 2006
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The harsh engagement occurs from park to drive only, but not from park to reverse???
I find it very strange. Isn't it?
Thanks
2006 SAAB9-3, 2.0t