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
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    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. 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
    • Views: 1,947
    07-25-2015, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Views: 197
    07-23-2015, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 147
    07-22-2015, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 271
    07-20-2015, 07:43 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 253
    07-20-2015, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    07-16-2015, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
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    07-16-2015, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
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    07-14-2015, 02:39 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
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    07-09-2015, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
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    07-08-2015, 05:47 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
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    07-01-2015, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  12. 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: 2
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    07-01-2015, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  13. Oil weirdness 2002 9-5 aero uk

    Ok so when viewing the aero I bought I forgot to check dipstick before the guy started it, I did however check it eventually and looked ok, but...

    Started by JJB‎, 06-29-2015 07:01 AM
    2002, aero, oil, weirdness
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 340
    06-30-2015, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  14. 2007 9-5 Aero Dame Edna Estate and rust

    Hi everyone. I'm in the market for a 9-5 Aero estate. I spotted this one on Autotrader so went to have a look: ...

    Started by Animal Mother‎, 06-21-2015 01:14 PM
    2007, aero, dame, edna, estate, rust
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 706
    06-30-2015, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  15. Shark fin antennae options

    Hi I've now entered into Saab ownership with a 2002 9-5 aero hot auto. The car has done some miles but is pretty tidy and been fairly well looked...

    Started by JJB‎, 06-28-2015 02:40 AM
    antennae, fin, options, shark
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 409
    06-29-2015, 11:11 AM Go to last post
  16. Halogen to Original Saab HID conversion

    Hello all, I am moving from the UK to the Netherlands and will take my beloved Saab with me. I need to change the headlights from RHD to LHD for...

    Started by Djcat‎, 06-27-2015 05:43 AM
    conversion, halogen, hid, original, saab
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 225
    06-27-2015, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  17. New Aero incoming

    I've just put a deposit down on this 95 Aero. 2007 and 67k miles. Not perfect (a couple of little knocks in the bodywork) but everything else is...

    Started by Animal Mother‎, 06-27-2015 10:59 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 243
    06-27-2015, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  18. Retrofit Saab Parking Assist to 2005 9-5 aero?

    I've no std SPA but have got all the correct parts to fit, including a length of loom from the control unit, but now have to splice it in somewhere....

    Started by steveb‎, 05-29-2015 06:45 PM
    2005, aero, assist, parking, retrofit, saab
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 481
    06-26-2015, 03:25 AM Go to last post
  19. 9-5 Engine Noise

    Right this one has got me a bit confused. I've got a 2001 9-5 2.3lpt, which sometimes on startup makes a kind of whiring noise, almost like a...

    Started by Banksy‎, 06-22-2015 02:28 PM
    engine, noise
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 382
    06-25-2015, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  20. Bluetooth handsfree into 9-5 SE 2000 - help please...

    Hi everyone, I'd like to kindly ask for your help. I have a 9-5 SE year 2000, with AS3 audio. I'd like to fit bluetooth handsfree, doing it as...

    Started by zombux‎, 05-04-2015 12:12 PM
    2000, bluetooth, handsfree
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,426
    06-25-2015, 04:23 PM Go to last post

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