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1997 saab will not turn over. Intermittent mostly when hot

After the car sits for a while it will start. Getting worse.

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  • schoeffler May 14, 2009

    The starter will not turn on. It is some kind of electrical problem with the ignition switch or a relay which I have switched around with no luck.

    Thanks anyway


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Im not to sure but it might be your crankshaft sensor might be going bad if thats not the problem its possible you have a bent valve not to likely though unless your car overheats really bad and alot id get the crankshaft looked at

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