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
    • Views: 86,150
    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: 4,385
    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
    • Replies: 99
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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: 3,604
    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
    • Views: 6,685
    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
    • Replies: 66
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    03-04-2011, 07:55 AM Go to last post
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  1. 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, Yesterday 05:52 AM
    95tid19, kettle, overheating, saab, sounds
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 92
    Today, 04:30 AM Go to last post
  2. 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: 6
    • Views: 244
    Today, 02:19 AM Go to last post
  3. 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: 12
    • Views: 577
    Yesterday, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  4. 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. Doesn’t...

    Started by seippel‎, 06-25-2016 04:13 PM
    repair, smoking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 71
    Yesterday, 04:00 PM 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: 1
    • Views: 132
    06-21-2016, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 134
    06-19-2016, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 512
    06-15-2016, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  8. 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: 129
    06-13-2016, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  9. 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: 26
    • Views: 6,949
    06-10-2016, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 126
    06-03-2016, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  11. 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: 80
    06-03-2016, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  12. 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, 05-30-2016 08:20 PM
    blower, heater, motor
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 115
    05-30-2016, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 192
    05-27-2016, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  14. 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: 450
    05-23-2016, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 220
    05-22-2016, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  16. 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: 232
    05-16-2016, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  17. 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: 507
    05-13-2016, 07:18 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Views: 150
    05-11-2016, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 263
    05-09-2016, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Views: 319
    05-07-2016, 06:36 PM Go to last post

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