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SAAB 900 s 1997

After the cars choke goes off the car runs ok but when it then idles the engine cuts out and wont start again until it is left for about five minutes. (I presume after choke comes back on). Seems car not getting enough petrol when idling. Does anyone know how I can stop this happening.

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  • zimbie65 Oct 02, 2008

    The problem turned out to be the Crank Shafft Sensor. Car working great now.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I was driving my car and one day it just cuts off, and now it wont start? Car was running perfectly before, no problems.

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You should check your fuel pressure and be sure it is within spec, is this a 2.0T or a 2.3 non turbo and also this is fuel injected correct? same as the U.S.A. 97 saab 900s? if it is a 2.0 with direct ignition try changing out the DI cassette with a friend or junkyard unit to see if that solves it -Jeff also please rate

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