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Saab 9-3 2004 car periodically stalls-- eventually re-starts

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saab 9-3 2004 car periodically stalls-- eventually re-starts with heavy exhaust smoke. will run ok for several days and problem repeats
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: yes, i think it actually flashes. stalls at idle
JA: What is the model/year of your Saab?
Customer: 2004 9-3 arc
JA: What year is your Saab?
Customer: 2004
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: had throttle cleaned
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: not really
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Saab
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Am I going to receive a response?
Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

Hi Im David. If your check engine light starts flashing while driving and you are blowing smoke, first thing you need to do is have the computer scanned for codes so we can find out which cylinder/s is/are misfiring.

Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.