Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 09:12:51 -0500
From: "KP" <perlovnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: 2002 Saab 9-3  Intermittent non starting


This issue has been discussed on many other SAAB forums. If your car would start after you let it sit for a while then I would bet you it is faulty crancshaft position sensor (CPS). I had this problem myself when computer wouldn't diagnose it. I replaced it myself on my '01 9-5 V6 engine and if fixed the problem. Hope it helps. KP. "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos_removeme_nospamee.ac.uk> wrote in message news:432d51a2$0$17950$db0fefd9nospam.zen.co.uk... > jose wrote: >> At apporx. 35k miles, my car refuses to start on occasion, mostly when >> the engine is warm, or after doing a couple short errands. The dealer >> has been unable to replicate it and just sold me so 44K (or something >> like that) -- a fuel additive for $25. They also suggested giving the >> engine anovernight bath, for $150. The car is still under warranty. >> Any suggestions? >> > > As has already been said you need to provide more detailed information. > > Cleaning injectors (presumably the additive you were given) is one option. > Too few miles on teh car to need the injectors cleaned ... and when I had > to do that the additive was supposed to be used once in the life-time of > the car. > > The other possible problem has been described in this group ... may have > to do with fuel evaporating ... yadda yadda yadda ... especially when the > engine is warm. Someone with knowledge on injection systems will have to > contribute here (I have only gone as far as carburettors). > > Regards > Charles > > -- > > Please remove _removeme_ to reply. > Work: http://www.somis.dundee.ac.uk/ > Hobby: http://www.egothor.org/

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