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I have a peculiar problem with my 9-3turbo x Every morning…

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So i have a peculiar problem with my 9-3turbo x Every morning the car starts normally, but when I drive a bit and stop and try to start the car, it goes dead after ignition saying traction control faliure. Then I usually disconnect both terminals and crank it and it starts

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

I spoke to the Saab dealer he said its an ecu problem and it needs to be replaced yes the battery is new just replaced it i've been living this problem for a couple of years now because the saab dealer is charging a lot of money for the ecu almost 3 times of what is available online.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Saab?

2008 - 9-3 Turbo X AWD

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Turbo yourself? What have you tried so far?

I haven't tried anything else

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thats about it

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Saab
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Saab Mechanic: eric remington,
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o​k I will need to go over some testing with you. the possibilities may be several....would you be willing to perform testing at my lead?

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HELLO DO YOU STLL REQUIRE ASSISTANCE?

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