Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 23:04:33 GMT
From: (Brown Bear)
Subject: Re: Saab 9-3 turbo problem!

On 20 Jul 1998 22:06:26 GMT, "Duane Dostie" <> wrote: > > >t salzer <tmsnopsamcom> wrote in article ><6our5p$ijf$>... >> Problem: Giving full power (hot engine, after driving several miles) the >> turbo gives full power and then, like the pressure is too high, reduces >> pressure. It feels like you are pumping the gas pedal all the time - >power - >> no - power - no power - no. This effect can also be seen on the turbo >> pressure panel. If you keep standing on the gas, this symptom keeps for a >> while and then suddenly the car works like normal!? The test system >cannot >> find any fault! >> >> Does anyone have a clue, where this fault comes from, and how it could be >> solved? > >What grade of gas are you using? Sounds like you are burning low octane >(87) gas. Put 94 in if you can find it. Report back. > >Duane I would have thought it would be the other way around. If you are using Premium, put regular gas in there.

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