Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 00:38:18 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: 2000 Saab 95 stalling

ctpaulssaab wrote: > Driving home the other day, my check engine light came on and my car > stalled. from then on, the only way I got the car to go was keeping > my foot on the gas. > > I had a mechanic friend look at it and he said it needed to be run > through a scanner, but he checked obvious stuff and it was ok... > > I am going to bring it to my mechanic tonight but does anyone have any > ideas??? It idles low when it is set and it has never stalled out on > me before. > > Last November I had major work done on the engine as there was an oil > problem, but it has been running great since then and I am nervous > that this is something major...any ideas or suggestion before I bring > it in? Quite likely some failed sensor for the ECU. You can't easily troubleshoot modern electronic engine management systems. That's why the dealer has the 'black box'. Some independents may have the ability to plug in and diagnose the ECU too. Graham

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