Engine

Asked by Mar 11, 2016 at 11:48 PM about the 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What causes a car engine to feel as though it's
about to cut off while idle?

1 Answer

55

Check for vacuum leaks, if check engine light is on, try to scan it, if no check engine light and no vacuum leak, need the check throttle body(idle speed air control is integrated).

Your Answer

Saab 9-3 Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    870
  • #2
    Mark Grignon
    Reputation
    450
  • #3
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saab 9-5
5 Great Deals out of 323 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 3 Series
1,022 Great Deals out of 31,325 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A4
296 Great Deals out of 10,720 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
751 Great Deals out of 42,447 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord
1,046 Great Deals out of 62,123 listings starting at $999
Used Volkswagen Jetta
535 Great Deals out of 41,599 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 5 Series
442 Great Deals out of 16,445 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic
815 Great Deals out of 77,568 listings starting at $888
Used Chevrolet Corvette
241 Great Deals out of 22,125 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Saab 9-3 For Sale
33 listings starting at $6,900
2010 Saab 9-3 For Sale
57 listings starting at $4,995
2009 Saab 9-3 For Sale
35 listings starting at $4,995
2008 Saab 9-3 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 158 listings starting at $3,395
2007 Saab 9-3 For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 138 listings starting at $1,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.