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Saab 9-3 SE: 2002 Saab 9-3. Mileage, 174,000. Runs great. After

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2002 Saab 9-3. Mileage, 174,000. Runs great. After driving 10 minutes and it is then stopped and the engine turned off, the engine will not re-start until it is completely cold again. Have tried replacing starter and other parts. Am now suspecting Neutral Safety Switch. What do you think?
what engine do you have?..2.0 or the 2.3?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
will it start if you put it in neutral?
do you hear a click or anything when you try to start/?
tell me all you can
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
It will not start in neutral. Often, if I use the gear shifter and run it through the gears, it will start.
sense it will start sometimes by moving the shifter...i would think you may be right ,,it does sound as if you may have a bad neutral switch..
i will upload the procedure for replacing the switch..
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