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Just two days ago I was driving my 2011 Saab 9 5 and the

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Just two days ago I was driving my 2011 Saab 9 5 and the "reduced engine power" light came on and my car started running rough.
JA: Have you metered out the ignition system?
Customer: on Friday I added a bit of coolant, I did add two quarts of oil ait it seemed to run blemish free for a 150 mile trip and then I was decelerating off the hwy to get gas and it started again with the Reduced Engine Power and started running rough again especially up hill. i did purchase some dry gas and will be putting this in the tank in the AM. ANY IDEAS???
JA: Are you fixing your E150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Metered out ignition system? I have not and don't understand this or how to do this right now but I am open to instructions!!!!!
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It is a saab 9 5
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. John aka eauto

Expert:  john aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

have you scanned for trouble codes?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No but I do see this is quite a common issue.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Is thus another 26.00 or is this included in the $5.00 + $26.00?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Did you receive the question about not scanning the codes?
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 8 months ago.

its all one fee yes reduced power can pop up for several failures....do you have access to a scan tool?

Expert:  john aka eauto replied 8 months ago.
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