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Gas Smell inside 92 Saab

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Question From Guest on Gas Smell inside 92 Saab

I have noticed a fairly strong gas odor inside my 1992 Saab 900 after a recent fill up. Any ideas as to what is causing it?

Response From carjunky

this could be from a number of things... for one let the car air out before driving it with the windows down, because it can be dangerous driving and inhaling the fulms...

Also the most likely cause for this was that the gas station has over filled your tank a little bit and that left over gas came into the truck compartment... has happened to myself a few times..

drive around for a few days and as the gas gets lower in the tank the order should disappear...

as with other possible causing I'm not sure.... does anyone else have any ideas?

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

TAKE CARE OF THIS!! Could be rust or damaged fuel lines, tank and anything that carries fuel. It may be nothing but a bit too full and be fine.

If it hasn't stopped yet park it out doors if you have a garage. Be safe, T

Response From Guest

It could need a new "gas fume accumulator" I can't think of the technical name but it looks like a coffee can and its basically a charcoal filter used to take the fumes out of the vacuum system.(or so it was explained to me) I had a similar issue in my saab I changed it & the fumes went away the same day. before you act on this thread see what the other s post in reply to it!!

oil leak in middle rear of Saab 9-7x

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Question From Guest on oil leak in middle rear of Saab 9-7x

I have an oil spot on the garage floor in the middle read of my 2009 Saab 9-7x. Leaving for a trip to the mountains in the morning. What could it be? Is it safe to take on a long one week trip??

Response From Loren Champlain Sr Top Rated Answer

I know Saabs are unreliable, but a 2009? If you were going on a short one week trip, I'd have the dealer take a look, as it's under warranty. But, since you are going on a long one week trip, I'd have the dealer take a look, as it's under warranty.
Sorry, couldn't resist.

04 saab 9-3 turbo electrical probs?

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Question From rick2018 on 04 saab 9-3 turbo electrical probs?

I just bought a used 04' saab 9-3 the fuel gauge was defective (always shows empty (fuse is good) i figd it would be a fairly easy/non-imperative fix then the windshield washer fluid stopped working i checked the fuse it was good when i put it back and tried again the washer fluid sprayed for about 3 secs then stopped checked again and fuse was still good i put it back and once again it worked for few secs then stopped... finally the cabin heater blower stopped working. im at a loss any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanks,
Rick

04 saab 9-3 linear turbo

Response From Discretesignals Top Rated Answer

Please do not create duplicate threads on the same subject. Just creates confusion in the forum. Thank you.

http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Electrical_and_Wiring_F6/04_saab_9-3_turbo_electrical_probs_P136335/

1997 Saab 900 reverse lights do not come on...

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Question From Guest on 1997 Saab 900 reverse lights do not come on...

I have a 1997 Saab 900 SE 2.0 Turbo manual transmission. When the car is in reverse (parking brake off) the back-up tail lights do not come on.

Any thoughts or suggestions are appreciated. Thanks!

-Tony
Houston, TX

Response From Double J Top Rated Answer

the back up lights???
if i had to guess,which is all i can do....
switch
bulbs
sockets
wiring.

Trouble Idling Saab 9-5

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Question From Saab9-5 on Trouble Idling Saab 9-5

Hi I own a 1999 Saab 9-5 and recently I have had trouble getting the car to stay running when it is idling positioned uphill. It also sometimes has trouble starting up. I have no Idea what kind of problem this is, does anyone have any advice?

Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

If it only happens when facing up hill, I would look at the fuel level at the time and the fuel pump.