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Forum: Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring

Help and advice on miscellaneous issues including general Saab and general motoring-related questions, answers and comment

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: UK Vehicle Excise Duty Rates - a word of warning.

    Around 2005 the VED went up considerably on some bands of cars. When looking at a car from 2005+ i strongly suggest you check here first:...

    Started by the zohan‎, 06-27-2015 03:06 PM
    duty, excise, rates, vehcile, vehicle, warning, word
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,068
    08-27-2015, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2014 MOT amendments for Diesels

    Its causing quite a lot of uncertainty for owners everywhere who's cars have DPF's and have had them removed for what ever reason. Below is a...

    Started by kez‎, 12-09-2013 09:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    2014, amendments, diesels, mot
    • Replies: 26
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    07-19-2014, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: before and after

    Like many of us.. you've been busy transforming a car to your tastes over the years... why not post some before and after photos and tell us the...

    Started by markcanderson‎, 12-27-2005 04:34 AM
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    12-04-2013, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Help with choosing HID (xenon lamps)

    here is a Kelvin colour chart for HID lamps, which may help anyone thinking of replacing there existing failed/dimmed lamps it is also advisable...

    Started by kez‎, 11-26-2013 06:32 PM
    choosing, hid, lamps, xenon
    • Replies: 8
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    11-26-2013, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service/Oil changes

    It is recommended to use only oils approved for your engine according to the table below. Services should be performed at the recommended intervals...

    Started by the zohan‎, 09-25-2013 05:10 AM
    service or oil
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    09-25-2013, 05:10 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Saabs on TV

    A Saab on TV with some actor chap who also drove a GM900 in the series.

    Started by john‎, 05-21-2003 04:59 AM
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    04-19-2013, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Is your DIESEL SMOKING !!!

    in my job they continualy send us on various courses to keep you update on mechanical and electrical issues..........not a bad thing but wish they'd...

    Started by kez‎, 04-14-2013 03:56 PM
    diesel, smoking
    • Replies: 10
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    04-15-2013, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Saabscene meet

    Hi all, I am thining it would be nice if we arranged a meet for all Saabscene members just wondering if anyone would be interested in this prior...

    Started by deano93tid‎, 08-03-2012 06:39 PM
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    meet, saabscene
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    02-24-2013, 05:12 AM Go to last post
  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Saabscene 2013 beaulieu motor museum meet name confirmation only

    Right guys post your name only in this sticky thread to confirm attendance - If anything else is posted it will be removed from this thread. If...

    Started by deano93tid‎, 01-21-2013 10:25 AM
    2013, beaulieu, confirmation, meet, motor, museum, saabscene
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  1. airbag warning light

    I have a 60 reg saab 9-3 tid 1.9 turbo edition.for the last few days the amber warning light on the facia for the passenger airbag stays ...

    Started by tomrostron‎, 01-20-2017 07:58 AM
    airbag, light, warning
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 170
    01-20-2017, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  2. odd colour

    The wing mirror supports or holders,( I don't know what to call them) are grey in colour. my car is jet black, and the wing mirror covers are black....

    Started by tomrostron‎, 12-18-2016 09:55 AM
    colour, odd
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 274
    12-19-2016, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  3. SID MOT Issue

    Hi all, My 2003 93 is due its MOT. My SID is constantly showing a left brakelight failure even though all rear lights are working fine. Question...

    Started by davycc‎, 12-13-2016 07:12 PM
    issue, mot, sid
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 346
    12-16-2016, 06:38 AM Go to last post
  4. poor mpg

    i have had my 2010 9-3 turbo edition tid 150 for about 4 weeks now. It had done 71000 mls and has fsh from the main dealer. last service being done ...

    Started by tomrostron‎, 12-04-2016 08:30 AM
    mpg, poor
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 302
    12-05-2016, 03:21 AM Go to last post
  5. bumpy ride

    Just had my saab 9-3 turbo edition 1.9 tid 150 for about a week. I don't know if its me or not , but I seem to feel a lot of the small cracks and...

    Started by tomrostron‎, 11-17-2016 08:56 AM
    bumpy, ride
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 489
    11-23-2016, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  6. Aircon rattle

    Hi All, I can hear a slight metallic rattle from my Saab 2009 9-3 1.9TiD when the aircon is on and it disappears when it's switched off. It had a...

    Started by Stanhope‎, 10-19-2016 02:01 PM
    aircon, rattle
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 342
    10-19-2016, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  7. Corrosion in cars from the north?

    I've been looking for a 93 TTID for a while and have found a couple In Scotland but am a bit worried about corrosion. Have seen a few cars in the...

    Started by richfr‎, 10-10-2016 02:21 PM
    cars, corrosion, north
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 732
    10-11-2016, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  8. convertible top

    Hi I have a 2007 9-3 aero convertible . I cannot get the top down or up . I have checked for power on the pump and have no power . Unless there are...

    Started by joeromero0‎, 09-04-2016 07:08 PM
    convertible, top
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 317
    09-04-2016, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  9. Power steering hose

    I have a 99 SAAB 9-3 SE 4 door hatchback. I need to replace the Power steering hose, its the return hose from reservoir to rack. I'm having problems...

    Started by spngbobis4me‎, 08-18-2016 09:51 PM
    hose, power, steering
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 439
    08-31-2016, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  10. Unhappy Z19DTH Swirl Flaps 1.9TID

    A couple of years ago i noticed the swirl flap connecting bar had fallen off and would not go back on as the ball tab had broken off the no.3 turret....

    Started by Azz87‎, 08-23-2016 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 363
    08-23-2016, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  11. Cambelt replacement 1.9 Tid 150

    This has prolly been beaten to death over the years , and I for one would not run a car with a cambelt past 4 years or 40.000 miles . So got my new...

    Started by lizzard-t‎, 08-12-2016 05:20 PM
    150, cambelt, replacement, tid
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 500
    08-13-2016, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  12. alarm

    hi saabers ,does anyone know ,i keep setting my alarm to door only as my dog travels about with me and full alarm when shes left in car (never in hot...

    Started by 203122‎, 08-02-2016 11:41 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 438
    08-11-2016, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  13. locking the silly key inside

    I've seen a lot of threads from people saying their keys have died and the car is throwing its dummy out over key related issues, and I dont want to...

    Started by Nick307‎, 08-05-2016 09:43 AM
    inside, key, locking, silly
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 388
    08-05-2016, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Gen II 9-5 Aero wanted for magazine shoot

    Hi, I'm putting together a big feature shoot for Modern Classics magazine on the theme of future star cars. One of those we want to include is the...

    Started by russ_t_fender‎, 08-03-2016 01:39 PM
    aero, gen, magazine, shoot, wanted
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 307
    08-03-2016, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  15. timing chain

    Hi saabers,just recently got a 9-3 2.2 vtid no history at all,done the usual jobs ie oil ,filters map maf sensor,yet to do egr valve clean and inlet...

    Started by 203122‎, 07-28-2016 05:34 PM
    chain, timing
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 479
    07-29-2016, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  16. Hid's & number plate lights

    As the heading states bought a saab 93 vector sport tid 08 plate after some good reliable hid's and led bulbs, Thanks in advance :smile:

    Started by tomma81‎, 07-26-2016 08:18 PM
    hid, lights, number, plate
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 524
    07-27-2016, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  17. Saab 1.9 Diesel Advice

    Hello, I am wanting some advice on my next Saab, I am having doubts about the 1.9 engine. I've had a 9-3 2.0t 2008 facelift vector sport 45,000...

    Started by WWE Phenom‎, 06-17-2016 07:10 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    advice, diesel, saab
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,322
    07-19-2016, 04:59 AM Go to last post
  18. Dose any body know what a 9-3 TID turbo edition is ?

    Hello peeps as in the heading , I'm looking at replacing my 9-3 And I've come across a 59 plate 9-3 tid turbo edition 150 BHP Now what is that ?...

    Started by lizzard-t‎, 07-03-2016 05:34 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 696
    07-04-2016, 03:16 PM Go to last post
  19. Vauxhall Meriva Alloys

    Hi peeps, will these fit my 2003 9-3 2.0t Advice please as my wheels are the pits ...

    Started by davycc‎, 07-01-2016 03:52 PM
    alloys, meriva, vauxhall
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 386
    07-01-2016, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  20. Mysterious failure of clutch to engage (at all!) in '99 9-3

    Hi, Everyone, This is my first post here but hopefully, with a new (used) Saab in my driveway I'll be getting to know you all. I'm looking at...

    Started by danielhwolf‎, 06-27-2016 06:24 PM
    9-3, clutch, engagé, failure, mysterious, mystery
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 431
    06-27-2016, 06:24 PM Go to last post

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