my 99, 9-3, whatever gear im in if i speed up to quickly, the engine will rev real high like im not in gear at all

Asked by Dec 02, 2015 at 08:15 PM about the 1999 Saab 9-3 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just started having the problem, whatever gear im in, or how fast im going, if i
push on the gas to much to speed up the engine will rev like im not even in
gear?? could i be low on tranny or rearend oil, please help, im stumped!!!

3 Answers

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Well best check the trany fluid yes. You do it while it is running. It is an automatic yes?

no, manual

42,215

Your clutch is starting to slip. Will need a new clutch, pressure plate, throw-out bearing, and the flywheel resurfaced to do a good job.

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