2008 Saab 9-3 engine NHTSA complaints: Engine And Engine Cooling

NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems

8.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,500 miles

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2008 Saab 9-3 engine problems

engine problem

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2008 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 302008

9-3

  • 4,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

2008 Saab 9-3 turbo X. I had a engine misfire with flashing check engine light under heavy acceleration. Caused the car to run really rough with reduced power. Would have been very unsafe had it happened while passing someone. Took to the dealership and it was diagnosed as a bad ignition coil. One coil was replaced but the car still was running rough at the dealership so they are still trying to fix it. From researching online, it seems to be a problem with 2008 Saab turbo X. lots of complaints on faulty ignition coils.

- Des Moines, IA, USA

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