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I found a set used complete (Quick Strut) but they are off a Saab that had a 6 cylinder engine. What would be the ride height difference and would they create any premature ware on the rest of the front component's?

I've replaced ball joints CV axcels brakes sway bar links its driving me crazy

Misfire code P1213 showing.

After many tries, the car eventually does start.

1.) The starter has been rebuilt, 2.) A new battery was purchased and installed, and the car still will not start on first try.

After many tries and jiggling with the ignition, the car eventually does start.

Any ideas as to what may be the cause?

How do I get rid of PO325 code?

New sparks plus. New crank position sensor.computer replace. Fuel pump good and good precion. Fuse and relay good. The coil cassettes don't working. Another idea to fix that car. Thanks

what does it indicate when it lights up ?

have tried several different direct ignition modules. problem still exists. Replaced crank position sensor, and coolant temp sensor. any ideas???

How do I check for hole in tire

Hi, I am experiencing a hard gear shift in my car. I think the gear 5 to 6 happens only if I release the accelerator with a small jerk, otherwise it is going beyond 2500rpm before shifting the gear. I could feel the shift for every gear. What could be the problem?

Thanks
Abhishek

Hi, The low beam bulb of right head light failed, What kind of bulb suits best and how can I know if it is same as the other light bulb?

Please let me know the approximate cost of the bulb.

Thanks
Abhi

I reclined my seat to losten to music. Now it will not go back up to a drive able position. It will go down more and then raise to the position I was laying in but the seat will not raise fully.

My mechanic told me the problem I am having with left front strut is the bearing so I will need to replace both front struts as it comes in a whole assembly and cannot just replace bearing;however in Saab Central forums people have said replacing bearing alone can be done.

My LCD display that shows problems with the car is starting to disappear. I can only make out certain letters. What can I do to be able to read all warning messages?

The new radiator part looks different, just don't know if I got the wrong part or is this new radiator updated product correct???

We are experiencing 10 to 15 degree weather

on the tie indicated by the fault. Added air to the tire in the warning but indicator light still on

When I get into my car and start to drive, many times within minutes the seat will suddenly start adjusting backwards in a stop and start motion. I push the button to bring the car back to the original position. A couple of minutes later, it happens again. Most of the time when I'm driving, I have to fight with it. I live in a very rainy climate. Could this be causing the malfunction, and have you got an easy repair suggestion?

I recently bought a saab 9-3 and found that CEL is on when I turn on the key along with other indication lights and turns off immediately after starting the engine. Is there any serious problem with that?

The original lenses are extremely clouded over and we have tried cleaning with OTC products with little or no success.

White smoke from Exhaust pipe.
Oil leaking out flex pipe b4 catalytic converter.
Car runs fine but very little power, once it reaches normal operating temperature it shuts off.

This is not just a matter of resetting the schedule. The schedule indicator itself is not functioning. It merely says "next service" and is followed by blanks.

possibility of cause and how to fix

front end noise when going over bumps first said tie-rod then said noise was coming from or due to something in steering column. set it to be rebuilt