Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
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Forum: Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)

General technical Q&A on the original "Classic" Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)

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  2. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: What have you had to replace?

    I'm sure this must have been done before, but thought it might be time to do another poll. We read on here about all the usual suspects of things...

    Started by smcf‎, 11-07-2005 05:45 PM
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    replace
    • Replies: 165
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    07-21-2015, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 100K club

    Hi all With my 9-5 currently standing at about 98500 miles, I am looking forward to hitting the 100K mark in the next few months - and with no...

    Started by trickyb‎, 03-07-2008 02:39 PM
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    • Replies: 210
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    05-26-2015, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: error codes

    hello everybody. I was wondering if anybody could give me some advice? I have a 9-5 vector sport 1.9 tid (2006) (150bhp) dame edna version and...

    Started by cmax70‎, 03-20-2015 11:25 AM
    codes, error
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,130
    04-08-2015, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 9-5 buyers guide

    OK, I have searched through the 9-5 forum but I can't see the info I am after. Can I have some input from current 9-5 owners as to the sorts...

    Started by john‎, 09-10-2003 06:43 AM
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    buyers, guide
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    01-25-2015, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: How To - Water Pump Replacement 2000 9-5

    So I check this forum out anytime I have issues with my 2000 9-5 wagon. A couple days ago my water pump decided it wanted to self destruct and ended...

    Started by AlvarezMetalWork‎, 11-10-2013 01:05 AM
    2000, pump, replacement, water
    • Replies: 1
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    10-12-2014, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Technical Instruction Threads Folder

    "Cheap Bodges" Alarm Siren Sounding Randomly Hot Air Through Rear Air Vents Issue Decoding the VIN Polish the Headlights

    Started by jezz1‎, 09-21-2012 12:55 PM
    folder, instruction, technical, threads
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    09-21-2012, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Interchangeable Saab Vauxhall parts list

    I have just seen the post about the identical blower motor for Vectra and Saab. Is there a definitive list - or is there any value in preparing -...

    Started by saabHOT‎, 08-31-2007 12:42 AM
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    interchangeable, list, parts, saab, vauxhall
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    02-26-2012, 06:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Saab 9-5 Recall/Customer Satisfaction Programme

    I've just had a letter from Saab dealer in Reading advising me that my 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero is "affected by a Customer Satisfaction Programme 15444...

    Started by wilsonaj‎, 11-16-2006 11:58 AM
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    programme, recall or customer, saab, satisfaction
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    03-04-2011, 07:55 AM Go to last post
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  1. Have been a bit of an idiot.

    Hi, wandered if any one could shed some light on my problem, have had an oil leak which I have now fixed but did leave an oily mess everywhere, no...

    Started by pp9-5linear‎, 08-16-2015 09:37 AM
    bit, idiot
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 393
    Today, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  2. Service Theft Alarm

    SAAB 95 2L, 02 reg I'm getting an internal alarm saying service theft alarm. How do I do this? Additionally the car alarm has recently started...

    Started by frisp‎, Yesterday 09:49 AM
    alarm, service, theft
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 74
    Yesterday, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  3. Looking for a smooth shift

    Hello, I,m looking for tips on making my 2003 Aero 170k shift smoother. Understand I have to feel when its ready to go into gear but I'm sure there...

    Started by nitro2000dc150‎, 08-26-2015 10:23 PM
    shift, smooth
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 88
    08-26-2015, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  4. Saab 95 (2006) abs light problems

    Just started getting abs problems on my saab 95, 1.9 tdi (2006) i've read a few threads regarding this, but my symptoms seem a little different. ...

    Started by marona‎, 08-15-2015 01:25 PM
    2006, abs, light, problems, saab
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 338
    08-20-2015, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  5. new life in the old dog

    Hi guys, just thought i would let you know that i have breathed some new life into my 1999 9-5. I have fitted an ECU that is viggen stage 1 tuned...

    Started by aggy69‎, 08-18-2015 12:40 PM
    dog, life
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 195
    08-18-2015, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  6. Non start Think I have a auto box problem 95. 2.3t

    Hi folks my 9-5 cut out on me whilst cruising at 60 mph, the fuel light was just on so figured I miss judged it. So I put 5 litres in and could not...

    Started by Rustyfsa‎, 08-13-2015 12:11 PM
    23t, auto, box, problem, start
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 363
    08-16-2015, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  7. 9-5 Aero washer bottle cap

    I lost my washer bottle cap because it snapped away from the ring around the bottle. I searched for a replacement but at a tenner plus postage I...

    Started by macp‎, 08-11-2015 05:40 PM
    9-5 aero washer bottle, aero, bottle, cap, washer
    • Replies: 0
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    08-11-2015, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  8. Locked out of car. AAA "broke in". Now locks and engine will not work.

    Last week, my son could not get back in 2001 SAAB 9-5 SE 3.0L V-6 (doors electronically locked with key button) after working-out. AAA used a tool...

    Started by GEE3035‎, 06-30-2015 02:18 PM
    aaa, broke in, car, engine, locked, locks, work
    • Replies: 4
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    08-01-2015, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  9. Coolant colour?

    I'm considering changing the stat on my UK 2002 aero as it seems to be over cooling slightly on long downhills off gas (what kind of temp drop is...

    Started by JJB‎, 07-31-2015 09:06 AM
    colour, coolant
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 275
    07-31-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  10. Door Mirror Remote Control Switch Repair?

    My '99 Griffin has a problem with manual control of the door mirrors. Particular on the near side (Left in my case) the switch on the drivers door...

    Started by montmorency‎, 12-21-2012 06:23 PM
    control, door, fault, mirror, remote, repair, switch
    • Replies: 2
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    07-25-2015, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  11. 2002 9-5 aero, auto transmission, in drive but reverses, cold start

    I'm baffled by this issue and could use some help. Background: 2002 9-5 aero 5 speed auto trans, new valve body from dealer less than 10k miles...

    Started by elgodogs‎, 07-22-2015 12:00 PM
    2002, aero, auto, cold, drive, reverses, start, transmission
    • Replies: 2
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    07-23-2015, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  12. power folding mirrors retrofit?

    SAAB UP everyone! I have some technical questions for you. my 9-5 is a 2000 SE, with manual seats. I have recently replaced my electric side...

    Started by zombux‎, 07-21-2015 05:54 AM
    folding, mirrors, power, retrofit
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 295
    07-22-2015, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  13. ESC and ABS turning off

    Hello, My car at times turns off the ESC and ABS all at once and without interference of mine. It is completely random, at no given intervals and...

    Started by Djcat‎, 07-17-2015 09:28 AM
    abs, esc, turning
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 391
    07-20-2015, 07:43 AM Go to last post
  14. 2000 9-5 Aero Alternator Failure - will 140A Alt. from 2001-06 Fit?

    I have a 2000 Aero with a bad alternator. When looking at replacements, they show replacements for '99-'00 as one part number. They also show 2001...

    Started by seippel‎, 07-14-2015 03:09 AM
    140a, 2000, aero, alt, alternator, failure, fit
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 349
    07-20-2015, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  15. The Little Red Slidey Thingy on DIC Connector

    Hello -- Just replaced the DIC on my 2004 2.3t and had difficulty re-connecting the lead. Problem turned out to be the red plastic locking insert, a...

    Started by Sprinter‎, 07-01-2015 09:14 AM
    connector, dic, red, slidey, thingy
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 754
    07-16-2015, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  16. Very strange 2.2 TiD problem

    Hi, Having recently gone through a turbo on my 9-5 2.2 TiD, I have a very bizarre problem. I replaced the turbo with a brand new one, and did...

    Started by metroracer‎, 07-09-2015 10:18 AM
    problem, strange, tid
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 684
    07-16-2015, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  17. V6 3.0T MY2000 valve cover bolt torque

    Valve,cam or rocker...Not sure of the official name, but regardless, one is leaking. I can't find the fastening torque anywhere and I'm hoping...

    Started by Rofa‎, 07-14-2015 02:39 AM
    30t, bolt, cover, my2000, torque, valve
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 237
    07-14-2015, 02:39 AM Go to last post
  18. Brake fluid reservoir and bleeding

    Recently replaced the alternator but lopped off the silly nozzle on the plastic brake fluid reservoir in the process, did a temp stick-back-on-job...

    Started by bwana‎, 07-09-2015 11:20 PM
    bleeding, brake, fluid, reservoir
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 199
    07-09-2015, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  19. V6 3.0T MY2000 vacuum tube repair

    There is a vacuum feed (5mm approx - say 1/5 inch) from the inlet manifold connecting more or less immediately to a plastic Y piece. One arm heads...

    Started by Rofa‎, 07-07-2015 10:47 AM
    30t, my2000, repair, tube, vacuum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 306
    07-08-2015, 05:47 AM Go to last post
  20. key fob problem

    After 2 9000s I have had a 2005 95 2.3T saloon since 2009 and it has been very good. I have just had a battery on the key fob changed after being...

    Started by howardht‎, 07-01-2015 01:40 PM
    fob, key, problem
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 298
    07-01-2015, 02:07 PM Go to last post

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