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Date: 2 Jan 2007 17:52:23 -0800
From: "stephen.luchko" <>
Subject: Re: 2001 93 Saab auto trans, engine won't turn but lights will, battery isn't bad. Only after i drive somewhere and the engine was previously running, not when the car has been sitting for a while

i think im an idiot, i was reading through my manual and if i hit any button on the key when it is lock in the on position the car will start regardless. I did that and it worked. I hope thats the onlye problem. Has that every happened to anyone? spd6104 wrote: > Sounds like a bad Neutral Safety Switch on top of the tranny. I had the > exact same problem that would occur at least a couple of times per week. > I had the switch replaced two months ago and it's been perfect ever since. > > > > Hello stephen.luchko, > > > I have a 2001 Saab 93. which is a standard trans. 4 times now, only > > when i have driven somewhere, got out of the car to go shopping or > > whatever for 15-20 minutes, i come back to the car and it will not > > start. This never happens if the car has been sitting. It only happens > > after i drive somewhere. What happens is the lights will turn on and I > > will get display pannel also up and working, so i dont' think it's the > > battery because the electric stuff does turn on, But the engine will > > not turn on. Does this car have an ignition lock that i don't know > > about and there is some trick to it? Or is there something more major? > > Please help me or ask more question that i am forgetting. Eventually > > the car does start up after like 25 times!!! > >

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