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)

  1.   Sticky Threads  

  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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    • Replies: 213
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    04-02-2016, 03:12 AM 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
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    replace
    • Replies: 165
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    07-21-2015, 01:11 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: 4,265
    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
    • Replies: 0
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  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. Heater blower motor

    2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan. 113K miles. The blower motor for the heater/AC has been acting up over the past month. At first, the fan speed was very...

    Started by Ohioan‎, Yesterday 08:20 PM
    blower, heater, motor
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 28
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  2. 3.0t V6 coolant loss and cooling system issues

    I have a 2003 9-5 with the not so popular tiny turboed 3.0t V6 engine. Ever since I got it had a coolant leak, had to top up occasionally, then more...

    Started by vaipetr‎, 05-26-2016 10:24 AM
    30t, coolant, cooling, issues, loss, system
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 108
    05-27-2016, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  3. Will 2004 9-5 Aero steering wheel fit on a 2007 Dame?

    Hello, I recently acquired a 2007 Dame Aero estate semi-automatic, with manual switch buttons on the steering wheel. I much prefer the leather...

    Started by markc‎, 05-19-2016 08:08 AM
    2004, 2007, aero, dame, fit, steering, wheel
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 236
    05-23-2016, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Power steering hose - anything special?

    Hi folks, my 95 decided to eat the power steering hose that goes between the reservoir and the pump. Question is - can I replace it with a bit of...

    Started by Moonloops‎, 05-18-2016 08:10 AM
    hose, power, special, steering
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 150
    05-22-2016, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  5. Question Gear Knob Replacement instructions, PDF?

    The time has come for me to yet again ask for your help, I have searched the forums, and come across someone saying they had a PDF which details...

    Started by Mickyfin‎, 05-16-2016 12:31 PM
    gear, instructions, knob, pdf, replacement
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 152
    05-16-2016, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  6. 9-5 Aero CEL Code 1251 ( 2002 )

    Guys, This car is throwing up new problems by the day. I was getting the above code plus 1216 Throttle binding previously then it decided to...

    Started by paul anderson‎, 05-10-2016 02:08 PM
    1251, 2002, aero, cel, code
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 382
    05-13-2016, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  7. Ride height

    Hi everyone. Could anyone tell me what is the correct ride height for a 2002 9-5 arc?

    Started by Jacee68‎, 05-11-2016 05:31 PM
    height, ride
    • Replies: 0
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    05-11-2016, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  8. Clearing 'Time for Service' message

    Guys, I'm sure I've read it here somewhere but can't seem to find the procedure for clearing the aforesaid message. I thought it was something...

    Started by paul anderson‎, 05-08-2016 09:17 AM
    clearing, message, service, time
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 212
    05-09-2016, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  9. Reset ecu

    Can anyone help how to reset an ecu ??. Having just fitted a dump valve the instructions suggest resetting the ecu as the idling may be erratic...

    Started by noelpen‎, 05-07-2016 07:36 AM
    ecu, reset
    • Replies: 10
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    05-07-2016, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  10. Cannot get past deadlock

    Last Friday after visiting a friend in London I came out to my SAAB 9-5 (2005 MY 2.2 diesel auto estate) and pressed the remote, nothing happened. ...

    Started by mike9-5‎, 04-06-2016 11:03 AM
    deadlock, past
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 518
    05-02-2016, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  11. Front shocks

    Looking to change my front shocks. Does anyone know if the front shocks from a 2003 9-5 2.2 tid vector will be a straight swap for my 2002 2.0t...

    Started by noelpen‎, 04-27-2016 02:21 PM
    front, shocks
    • Replies: 2
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    04-27-2016, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  12. Holding revs when changing up the gears.

    9-5 2.0t petrol estate 2002. When changing up through the gears as I dip the clutch to change gear the revs increase by 500 revs,have cleaned the...

    Started by noelpen‎, 04-25-2016 02:29 PM
    changing, gears, holding, revs
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 158
    04-25-2016, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Rear washer jet ??

    Hi I have a 2002 facelift 9-5 2.0t estate but can't seem to find where the rear wash jet is fitted,if one is fitted at all. Have a noise coming from...

    Started by noelpen‎, 04-23-2016 05:54 AM
    jet, rear, washer
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 354
    04-24-2016, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  14. 2005 9-5 auto fluid check

    I recently did a thorough flush (three times) on my auto box about a fortnight ago and thought I'd check the level today. I took it for a run round...

    Started by edthebad‎, 04-13-2016 10:15 AM
    2005, auto, check, fluid
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 520
    04-23-2016, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  15. 2006 Saab 9-5 Dame Edna - Side lights not working

    Hi, my 2006 Saab 9-5 Dame Edna side lights are not working, no problem with the switch as the rear lights come on etc, I have checked the side light...

    Started by saablee‎, 04-10-2016 07:43 PM
    2006, dame, edna, lights, saab, side, working
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 238
    04-10-2016, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Question 95 2.0t Biopower won't start - crankcase breather??

    My trusty 95 failed to start following a 3 mile run to the shops! No warning, no CEL and no error codes readable on diagnostics! It's a 2007...

    Started by ev612337‎, 03-25-2016 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 629
    04-10-2016, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Advice

    Need a bit of advice in terms of what to do with my 9-5. Its a neat looking black 9-5 Aero estate, auto, 2007 with anniversary alloys. It's high...

    Started by asteward71‎, 04-06-2016 01:57 PM
    advice
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 355
    04-08-2016, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  18. 9000 into 9-5 will go - well petrol pump will

    Guys, Recently bought a 'destined for scrap' '02 reg 9-5 Aero saloon thinking it was worth saving. For a start, it wouldn't ! so Mrs P@ K and I...

    Started by paul anderson‎, 04-06-2016 04:17 PM
    9000, petrol, pump
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 193
    04-06-2016, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  19. SAAB emblem on 9-5 2006 grill

    Hi guys, I found this guy on Facebook and he has managed to put the missing SAAB logo on a 9-5 facelift grill. But it seems like he don't want to...

    Started by Marcosi‎, 04-02-2016 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 289
    04-03-2016, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  20. +service and theft alarm warning on sid

    2003 vector 2.2 tid. can any one help me with these 2 codes. what do they refer too,and can they be removed. Thanks Noel.

    Started by noelpen‎, 02-14-2016 01:10 PM
    alarm, service, sid, theft, warning
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 525
    04-01-2016, 02:56 AM Go to last post

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