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1999 Sabb 93 it will turnover wants to start fires a couple

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1999 Sabb 93 it will turnover wants to start fires a couple of times but will not keep running?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Hi Im David. Has this problem just started or has it been acting up before getting to this point?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It just started I had the Serpentine belt replaced and pulls the battery seamed stronger before that
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

so it was running fine. the belt was replaced. now it is giving you problem. did this start right away after thebelt was replaced?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was hesitant
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

ok. does it start then stall? if so how long does it run before it stalls?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it will not turn over
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

ok. do you have a spark tester?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I am on the road for work
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

have you checked all of the fuses?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

when you are sitting in the car. turn the key to the on position. can you hear the fuel pump running for a few seconds? you really have to listen good.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I really can't hear anything
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

is someone there with you who can listen back by the fuel door or gas tank?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There seems to be a slight whisper when I turn the key
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

more like a slight hum/ like a very small motor running for a couple seconds?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No sound comming from the gas tank
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

ok. so the fuel pump isnt turning on.........check the fuses in the panel under the hood

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Fuses 32 and 36 are fine
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

ok. give me a few. i need to pull up some info...thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

gain access to the fuel pump relay. on the same panel, if there is another relay that is the same, try swapping them and see if that helps.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

if not then you will need a multimeter to check for power and ground

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

do you still need assistance? please rate my service as it is the only way i get credit for assisting you. thanks and have a good evening

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Hello????