Your plug gapping tool may have a size indicator that gets you close enough to run, but that doesn't mean it's right. Attach female connector for throttle. Remove and clean motor and throttle body using throttle body cleaner. Both times this has happened on a cold day, after a short trip, or two. Carefully push the end 0f the spring towards the throttle body. I hate it when my Saab isn't 100%! I have a 2006 Saab 9-3. Limp mode is one of the most common issues Saab owners encounter, so He made a YouTube video explaining Saab limp mode in as much detail as possible.
This works for a time — maybe a couple weeks, and then it throws the same code and is again in limp mode. This may still work on newer Chryslers! If your Saab is a turbo, this sounds like a turbo-control problem of some sort. Some newer computer systems keep the codes in memory until they are reset by a scan tool. This means there is no cable or linkage directly linking the accelerator pedal to the throttle. If it is - I think you can get just the ring - rather than replacing the whole cv joint. Dealer kept car a week and insisted nothing was wrong with it.
The T7 system uses an electronic throttle. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member. Carefully slide the end of the spring towards the throttle body using the point of a pen or similar. Whenever I come to a stop and press the accelerator it is slow to accelerate. It should turn very freely.
I can take the positive cable off the battery for a few minutes and that seems to restore it to normal — except for the mpg. Not only do your plugs need to be the right type, the plug gap needs to be the same on all plugs and you check this with a feeler gage. I'm pretty stumped tbh - my next thoughts are turning to the throttle body - though I don't want to start barking up the wrong tree without seeking some advice first. Disconnect the throttle cable from the throttle body's pedal arm Unplug the limp-home solenoid's connector Unplug the throttle body's 10-pin connector Remove the 3 throttle body retaining bolts. I stayed in the same location for 26 years, and recently moved my operation to property I bought 15 miles east of Gainesville. But, and I can't emphasize this enough- get it looked at. Get a set of Saab from a salvage yard if you can't afford new.
At the same time, rotate the black tooth disc anticlockwise with a screwdriver. I get in to go home and it happens. My car is acting exactly the same way. Pull out the air filter, first and see how clogged it is. I realize this is an old thread, but I have a similar issue with my Saab 9-3. Last week I got my clutch and dual mass flywheel changes over £800 and I managed to get all of a hundred yards from the mechanic before the engine warning light came on.
The newest vehicles have the computer shifting the as well as computer controlled spark and fuel mix. These lights are normally amber. . Sometimes with these Saabs, when the alternator or the battery start to go bad, you will have many different symptoms all to do with just one issue. Fit the upper engine cover.
You can only replace the throttle body itself when this happens as they are sold as a complete unit. The code then said problem in throttle circuit 1 to circuit 2. Slacken the turbocharger delivery pipe-retaining bolt in the cylinder head. Anyone have any clue as to what the problem might be? If you want to get the most replies to your problem here, suggest to repost as a new thread. If you have any questions after getting the codes 'read' , post questions and code ;s here for help. With a small screw driver rotate the black toothed plastic disc towards the back of the car. After changing out the turbo it ran great for 5 miles.
Once you repair the fault you must clear the code and manualy reset the throttle. Post back with what you find and maybe we can help some more. Hopefully it's not too expensive to sort. He also suggested that the water cooler under the car be removed and cleaned. In Reply to: , Tashfeen Qayyum, Mon, 17 Jul 2006 23:57:28 Alert me when someone posts in this thread: Mine went out of limp home mode by itself, after I shut it off, when I was trying to get home from vacation awhile back. The Alternator needs to be out of the vehicle to be tested. If not, it will be stuck in limp mode.
I bought the car from a Garage, so I have a 3month warranty. Posted on Apr 28, 2009 no they are not related! I have a 2008 9-3 2. I had this on my previous car after replacing the throttle body. For usage guidelines, see the. In the end I had mine mapped out as it caused so much trouble. The problem is that the computer relies on a whole flock of sensors and wires to give them the data needed to make your car run.
Unfortunately, this means that you probably did not need the new throttle body ouch!. Pinch off the 2 coolant hoses going to the throttle body. On some vehicles the throttle is controlled by a servo motor driven by the computer. I thought I'd add this as it may be relevant, even though the problem will not go away when running solely on Petrol. He tried not to make the video too technical, and to stay within layman terms. .