Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 11:50:36 -0700
From: gingmc <mrsegg961nospamcom>
Subject: Re: engine light and ignition issues


On Jul 14, 9:01 am, Steve B. <n...nospam.com> wrote: > On Fri, 13 Jul 2007 22:06:03 -0700, gingmc <mrsegg...nospamcom> wrote: > >Hi, > >I just purchased my first Saab. It is a 2002 9-5 Linear sedan with > >about 70k miles. I love the car, however, the second day I owned it I > >started having a couple of issues with it. I hope you all can give me > >some insight. > > Your Saab will happily run on any version of unleaded fuel you put in > it. It will run best on Super Unleaded but I usually put the midgrae > in mine and can't tell a difference. The computer can sense knock > from lower octane fuel and dials everything back to make up for it. > > You didn't do any damage to it with the gas and it doesn't need any > sort of air / fuel adjustment as all those kind of adjustment are > handled by the computer. I would stay far far away from any place > that handed you a load like that. > > Likely when the codes are checked (the reason the check engine light > is on) then a good mechanic will know what has failed or have a good > idea of what direction to go in. My guess is that you have a sensor > that has failed and the codes will tell you which one it is. > > Steve B. Thank you for your answer. I will take it to a (different) Saab technician on Monday and have them check the computer. I appreciate you taking time to help me out. Best, Ginger

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