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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:04 am 

Joined: Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:45 pm
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Car Model: Saab 9-3 2T Aero
Yesterday my dash said "Limited power" and started to drive oddly with a jerky throttle and obviously less power due to the limp home mode. About 3-4 minutes of driving later as I come to a stop the engine just stalls... I leave it for about 10 seconds and have enough time to finish the corner I was taking then it dies again, really lumpy and prolonged. Leave it for about 5 minutes and I have enough time to get to a car park 50 metres up the road. After leaving it running in a space for 10 minutes all seems fine, drive it around the car park, little power but thought I'd try get it back home, then it dies. At this point I give in and call the RAC. I was then able to drive it with him following to a garage with it only stuttering at one idle point, I stopped and started the engine and it was smooth the entire 3 mile trip all be it slow. It's now at a garage waiting to be checked tomorrow but I thought I'd see if anyone has any ideas??? I'm thinking electrical because:

Last week I've had "check coolant" and "check oil" despite them both being fine.

Only codes thrown today we're throttle position, 3 times for the 3 stops. This was explained as it could be the engine wasn't doing what the throttle wanted hence throwing a code.

This combo of codes seems odd to me and unrelated?

If anyone's had this issue please comment, thanks!

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