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Saab 9-3 1999 convertible

81 K on clock has just started sudden loss of engine power for a couple of seconds and then picks up again, feels like a petrol/air supply problem, are there any filters that need chacking ? regards Ged

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  • GaryC_93 Sep 11, 2008

    Engine on mine (99 Saab 9-3 Convertible Auto) almost stalls if I brake hard - it's an auto but it's similar to the effect you get if you don't drop the clutch on a manual when you brake. A local garage had it for 2 days and changed a hose somewhere on the engine, and thought they'd fixed the problem, but they haven't.

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On 1999 9-3 models there is a fuel filter located under the pass rear door. However if this was plugged it would not kick back in after a short time. Typical suspects are crankshaft position sensor which will work well on a cold engine and intermittently cut off and on when the engine is hot. Its a cheap sensor, and very easy to change. Possibly check condition of spark plugs and the DI cassette as well. Also check function of Fuel pressure regulator. Any fault codes stored (CEL on?)
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