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. 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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    06-13-2014, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
    11 Pages
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    replace
    • Replies: 164
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    11-29-2013, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
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    11-10-2013, 01:05 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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    07-25-2012, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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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  2. Automatic Transmission oil plug

    Hello, whilst with a little research I did get hold of the washers, I find it difficult to get the (magnetic) Autobox oil plug. Can you please point...

    Started by Djcat‎, Yesterday 11:22 AM
    automatic, oil, plug, transmission
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 91
    Yesterday, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  3. 9-5 excessive smoke after driving at speeds above 3000rpm

    We just bought an 07 1.9 TiD (150bhp). It's a really nice car, loads of power, very comfortable and great to drive. The problem is that if you drive,...

    Started by pdflat‎, 08-30-2014 06:46 PM
    3000rpm, driving, excessive, smoke, speeds
    • Replies: 2
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    08-30-2014, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  4. Wiring help needed - fitting Electric Seats from 2008 to 2005 9-5 with Manual seats

    Hello all, I'm fitting Electric seats from a 2008 year (RHD) 9-5 into a 2005 year 9-5 TiD (RHD) which has manual half leather seats. If anyone can...

    Started by saabscenic‎, 08-30-2014 02:33 PM
    2005, 2008, electric, fitting, manual, needed, seats, wiring
    • Replies: 0
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    08-30-2014, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  5. noise after starting engine 95 2.3t

    when i start my car in the mornings i get a noise (sounds more like a whyning noise )which dissapearers after about 2 min sounds like its coming from...

    Started by fred54321‎, 08-28-2014 03:21 PM
    23t, engine, noise, starting
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 180
    08-30-2014, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Saab 9-5 estate, rough idle and excessive fuel consumption.

    Hi Guys, I recently purchased a 2001 saab 9-5 estate with 168K ks on it. when i purchased it it was in immaculate condition but it had the signs...

    Started by Gazz‎, 08-28-2014 09:30 PM
    consumption, estate, excessive, fuel, idle, rough, saab
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 279
    08-30-2014, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  7. Check engine light on and loss of turbo power

    Hi, I was driving yesterday and teh check engine light came on. There seem to be no problems except a slight loss of power. It feels as if the turbo...

    Started by pgatward‎, 08-28-2014 05:16 AM
    check, check engine light, engine, light, loss, loss of power, power, turbo
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 287
    08-29-2014, 03:56 AM Go to last post
  8. Timing belt - replacement on 9-5 1.9 TiD MY2009 - Cost and competency inquiry

    Dear fellow Saab owners, from my position of mechanical ignorance, I appeal to your superior knowledge and experience. My 9-5 is coming up to...

    Started by confuseddotcon‎, 08-25-2014 05:15 PM
    belt, competency, cost, inquiry, my2009, replacement, tid, timing
    • Replies: 11
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    08-26-2014, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  9. key fob saab 9-5 aero estate - 2005

    Hi, I bought a saab 9-5 aero estate last week. All was fine until i took it for a clean (the battery may have drained when the valeters cleaned...

    Started by daisysaab‎, 08-26-2014 03:05 AM
    2005, aero, estate, fob, key, saab
    • Replies: 1
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    08-26-2014, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  10. Found cheap synthetic and 3309 specified gearbox oil

    Synthetic and JWS 3309 certified. Only 6 pounds at opie oils made by Gulf. Yellow in colour as required by VW and ZF boxes so good for many different...

    Started by Djcat‎, 08-24-2014 02:12 PM
    3309, cheap, found, gearbox, oil, synthetic
    • Replies: 3
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    08-26-2014, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  11. Transmission fluid change intervels

    I have a Saab 2.0ltr vector saloon auto /petrol, I have had the car five years and it still runs well. I have had it serviced twice yearly. My query...

    Started by alan mills‎, 08-18-2014 05:36 AM
    change, fluid, intervels, transmission
    • Replies: 4
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    08-26-2014, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  12. Powerflow Exhaust System

    Just upgraded my exhaust system to a Powerflow stainless steel system back to the cat. Had it fitted at RSR Croydon for 220 who provided a good no...

    Started by acecarrot‎, 08-25-2014 04:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 162
    08-25-2014, 04:34 PM Go to last post
  13. Turbo Boost Gauge

    Hello Guys, does anyone know if it is posible to get & fit a temp./fuel/boost guage to a 1999 9-5 2Lt LPT( petrol ) ?

    Started by aggy69‎, 08-25-2014 06:40 AM
    boost, gauge, turbo
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    08-25-2014, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  14. Does anyone know about the electrics on a 9-5 V6 diesel?

    Hi All, I am having problems starting my 02 9-5 V6 diesel. The car cranks, starts and runs until I release the key, then it dies. I have asked on...

    Started by Frogmorton‎, 07-25-2014 10:22 AM
    diesel, electrics
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 441
    08-24-2014, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  15. automatic problem

    i own a 1998 s plate saab 95, i have a problem with check gearbox light, replaced automatic gearbox oil which was grey / black, with new red oil,...

    Started by streetweapon‎, 07-17-2014 02:36 PM
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    1 2
    automatic, problem
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,088
    08-23-2014, 03:40 AM Go to last post
  16. Replacing the front bumper

    Hi all! My car was manufactured in 1998. Soon I had a crash with it. The front bumper was seriously injured. I have the following question: Can I...

    Started by bobimihi‎, 08-22-2014 08:06 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 252
    08-22-2014, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  17. 95 aero turbo replacement

    Just wondering if anyone has any advice on replacing the turbo, I was going to get a re-conditioned turbo as I didn't pay a lot for the car. The...

    Started by mallsebrook8121‎, 08-20-2014 02:46 PM
    aero, replacement, turbo
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 365
    08-22-2014, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  18. Poor Throttle Response and sluggish when warm

    Ok so i just bought a 2006 9-5 aero. i love this car and when it is running good it is a blast to drive. the issue that i am having is that after...

    Started by theroweboats‎, 08-20-2014 01:20 PM
    poor, response, sluggish, throttle, warm
    • Replies: 5
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    08-21-2014, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Unhappy lost reverse gear

    i have had a headache with my saab 1998 9-5 2.0. i had problems with the gearbox, where it would go into limp home mode, so i removed the valve body...

    Started by streetweapon‎, 08-21-2014 02:41 PM
    gear, lost, reverse
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 282
    08-21-2014, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  20. Poor throttle response / hesitance when warm - Help

    Can anyone provide any clues? Had a mis-fire for a while which I've finally cured by replacing the crank sensor but a "hesitance" in acceleration /...

    Started by smike968‎, 01-07-2009 09:32 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    hesitance, poor, response, throttle, warm
    • Replies: 30
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    08-20-2014, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  21. 1800 rpm stumble could it be the clutch?

    Hi, my 00 9-5 2.3 LPT with 217k stumbles and jerks when I give it 3/4 throttle at 1800rpm. I am cruising normally and go to pass and it bucks and...

    Started by jianelli‎, 08-12-2014 06:37 PM
    1800, clutch, rpm, stumble
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 352
    08-20-2014, 07:36 AM Go to last post

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