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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    • 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
    12 Pages
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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
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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
    • Views: 3,657
    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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    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
    • Replies: 25
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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
    • Replies: 66
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    03-04-2011, 07:55 AM Go to last post
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  1. CEL code P0134: no activity bank 1, sensor 1

    Saab 95 2004 2.3t Engine: B235E Im getting a CEL, code is P0134: no activity bank 1, sensor 1. The front O2 sensor has been replaced, but the...

    Started by captainscapegoat‎, 07-17-2016 01:06 PM
    activity, bank, cel, code, p0134, sensor
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 164
    07-23-2016, 11:19 PM Go to last post
  2. non start situation

    Finally got everything back together, all leak-off pipes replaced, all vacuum hoses and filters on vacuum valves replaced, new intake air...

    Started by collywobble‎, 07-23-2016 03:00 PM
    situation, start
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 72
    07-23-2016, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  3. Rear spring broken 95 1.9 TID Vector Sport Parts not available!

    Hi my 55 plate 95 estate has a broken rear spring and cup. The garage are on their 6th spring and second set of shocks trying to find something that...

    Started by ian lowe‎, 07-19-2016 05:33 PM
    broken, parts, rear, sport, spring, tid, vector
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 168
    07-19-2016, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  4. 2004 2.2TID Oil warning light & triangle

    Morning I apologise if this has been covered before......when I first drive the car for around 30 mins all is ok, but after that when I take my foot...

    Started by kenmac15‎, 07-10-2016 03:23 AM
    2004, 22tid, light, oil, triangle, warning
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 480
    07-18-2016, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  5. 2.2tid owners

    Evening all, long time since I posted on here so I'll make it a short one. 2.2tids, it may just be me but I'm sure mine never used to make any...

    Started by Poxleeds‎, 06-19-2016 11:49 AM
    22tid, owners
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 296
    07-15-2016, 05:12 AM Go to last post
  6. 2009 - 95 1.9 TiD auto - Rough idle even when warm

    I have a 2009 1.9TiD with nearly 69,000 on the clock. Serviced by the same independent Saab specialist since new (by previous owner then me). Over...

    Started by alexwalton‎, 07-12-2016 02:39 PM
    2009, auto, idle, rough, tid, warm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 166
    07-13-2016, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  7. Turbo replacement Options

    Hi everyone, The girlfriends car (9-5, 2.0 Auto, ~100,000 miles) has started giving puff of blue smoke on start-up, the most likely culprit...

    Started by captainfrank‎, 07-11-2016 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 278
    07-12-2016, 07:02 AM Go to last post
  8. 95/99/2000 NO ABS after ignitions switch swapped between 2000 an 1999

    My son wrecked our precious 2000 95 I bought a junker 1999 and transferred many of the parts from the 2000 to the 99. I needed the ignition switch...

    Started by cdyoung‎, 07-10-2016 05:09 PM
    1999, 2000, abs, ignitions, swapped, switch
    • Replies: 3
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    07-11-2016, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  9. 2000 Abbott modified 9.5 aero sedan owner

    My 450 nm, 185 kw, Abbott modified, Areo has run trouble free for years. But nothing is perfect. I cant collapse the rear seat backs. It seems boths...

    Started by Nigel Palmer‎, 07-09-2016 04:49 AM
    2000, abbott, aero, modified, owner, sedn
    • Replies: 2
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    07-09-2016, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  10. No indicators / reverse lights / windows etc for first 10 mins of driving (3.0l 2001 auto)

    Hello I've a 2001 3.0l auto griffin 9-5 estate. It started with just the reversing light and parking assist playing up, but now a whole load of...

    Started by KennyVader‎, 03-05-2011 07:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    2001, 30l, auto, driving, indicators, lights, mins, reverse, windows
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 7,195
    07-06-2016, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  11. Saab 9-5...no reversing lights

    Hi all, my first 'proper' post & a problem that, hopefully with some good advice, I can sort out :) There was a post I read on this site dating...

    Started by Nojer‎, 05-29-2016 09:26 PM
    95no, lights, reversing, saab
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,004
    07-02-2016, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Saab 9-5 2.2 Tid auto 2005 ignition switch

    I'm going to replace the ignition switch on my 2005 9-5 2.2 Tid auto, but before I remove the old one, I'd like to have a new one ready to go in. ...

    Started by Nojer‎, 06-14-2016 10:49 PM
    2005, auto, ignition, saab, switch, tid
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 470
    07-02-2016, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  13. Finding a Boost Leak

    2004 9-5 Arc 2.3. There's a loud wining sound upon hard acceleration and was told it might be a turbo boost leak. Any suggestions on where to start...

    Started by Youngkers‎, 06-28-2016 02:56 PM
    boost, finding, leak
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 190
    06-28-2016, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  14. overheating sounds like a kettle saab 95TID1.9

    Hi last week i made a short journey home late and on arrival at home the car smelt warm and on stopping the car lifted the bonnet and it sounded like...

    Started by ian lowe‎, 06-27-2016 05:52 AM
    95tid19, kettle, overheating, saab, sounds
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 269
    06-28-2016, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  15. Smoking after repair

    I apologize for the length of this story. Here is the problem. I have a son-in-law who is a musician. He has absolutely no car knowledge. Doesnt...

    Started by seippel‎, 06-25-2016 04:13 PM
    repair, smoking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 178
    06-27-2016, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  16. 2001 9-5 aero blend door won't move

    Live my aero, but drive it in winter with no defrost or heat on floor. Help please

    Started by hepbob‎, 06-19-2016 03:06 PM
    2001, aero, blend, door, move
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 188
    06-19-2016, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  17. New Brakes Pulsing with stearing shaking again & again

    i have a 9-5 Estate 2.3t i have had the front discs/pads changed 4 times now in less than 2 years the original discs went started pulising with...

    Started by gaz6699‎, 06-06-2016 07:32 AM
    brakes, pulsing, shaking, stearing
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 715
    06-15-2016, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  18. 9-5 2005 Petrol Flap Lock Motor

    Hello, A few days ago our 3 year old daughter was carrying out her usual 'Preventative Maintenance Review' of Mummy's car, when she discovered...

    Started by captainfrank‎, 06-12-2016 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 189
    06-13-2016, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  19. Transmission Noise?

    Recently I started getting a grinding/growling noise in gears 3-5 on acceleration. Just recently got the car, and feel like the transmission fluid...

    Started by 989000aero‎, 06-03-2016 07:56 AM
    noise, transmission
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 171
    06-03-2016, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  20. Total Seat height

    Due to my wifes rather damaged leg, I would be interested in learning this measurement. I have measured it on our car by placing a straight edge...

    Started by mckenzig‎, 06-03-2016 05:11 AM
    height, seat, total
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 107
    06-03-2016, 05:11 AM Go to last post

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