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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 1:47 pm 
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Location: Bristol
Car Model: 9-3 LINEAR T 2.0 CONVERTIBLE
Hi all

My Saab has developed a problem. I was driving on the motorway (at around 60mph) and the "limited performance" message came on. Although there didn't seem to be any notice to performance, I came off the motorway and came to a set of traffic lights. When I stopped, the car was running "lumpy". As I was only 5 minutes from home, I drove off and the car was fine until the next set of lights where the car was again running "lumpy" at standstill. I got home and reversed the car into my drive and it was like it was running on 2 cylinders! I switched the engine off.

I went indoors for 5 minutes then switched the car on to show my neighbour. It started and ran perfectly! My neighbour plugged in his fault finder but there were no faults stored?

Any ideas please? This is my first Saab so a bit worried of taking out now.

All advice greatly received.

Regards

Keith


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