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 03:39 PM
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  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 06:45 PM
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    replace
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    07-21-2015, 02:11 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 12:25 PM
    codes, error
    • Replies: 14
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    04-08-2015, 05:24 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 07:43 AM
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    buyers, guide
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    01-25-2015, 03:17 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 02:05 AM
    2000, pump, replacement, water
    • Replies: 1
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    10-12-2014, 10:54 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 01:55 PM
    folder, instruction, technical, threads
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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 01:42 AM
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    interchangeable, list, parts, saab, vauxhall
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    02-26-2012, 07:16 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 12:58 PM
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    programme, recall or customer, saab, satisfaction
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    03-04-2011, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  10.   Normal Threads  

  1. 2007 Dame: Is auto gear shift lever removable

    Hello, In my 1997 9000 auto, the auto gear selector lever was removable. There was a small screw at the base of the rubber-like handle, which when...

    Started by markc‎, 12-09-2016 08:14 PM
    2007, auto, dame, gear, lever, removable, shift
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 248
    01-13-2017, 03:31 AM Go to last post
  2. Ruined engine; shop responsible?

    Hi all, Essentially a shop tells me my engine is ruined and I'm curious if they should be held accountable for ruining the engine when it was...

    Started by jmbouffa‎, 01-09-2017 05:08 PM
    engine, responsible, ruined, shop
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 230
    01-13-2017, 03:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Car suddenly started hesitating then died

    Hi with no prior warning car started hesitating in traffic when moving but returned to idle ok. Then hesitated worse so I got to the kerb and...

    Started by nickharman‎, 01-08-2017 11:21 AM
    car, died, hesitating, started, suddenly
    • Replies: 8
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    01-09-2017, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  4. p1109 - (9) code what is it?

    Hi all, 9-5 1.9 2006 Vecta Sport auto. I slapped the opcom reader on the car today because it has gone into and is repeatedly dropping into...

    Started by jimbo1961‎, 01-07-2017 12:08 PM
    code, p1109
    • Replies: 9
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    01-08-2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Wanted - Saab 9-5 1.9 tid 2008 exhaust parts

    Hello, I need some help, i need to buy a new front flexi pipe and silencer for my saab 9-5 1.9 2008 estate Having real difficulty finding...

    Started by MonkeyButt‎, 12-27-2016 04:46 PM
    2008, 9-5, downpipe, exhaust, parts, saab, saab 95, silencer, tid, wanted
    • Replies: 5
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    01-08-2017, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  6. Op com not reading interface (sometimes)

    Hi All, 9-5 1.9 Vector auto, using windows vista laptop op com software is latest version 150406b I am at a bit of a loss. I have a normal...

    Started by jimbo1961‎, 09-13-2016 01:36 PM
    interface, reading
    • Replies: 6
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    01-07-2017, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  7. 2004 95 Aero Hot starting issues

    Hi All , and a very happy new year to ye. Quick one , My Aero is giving me trouble for the last six months. It starts (turns over slowly) but always...

    Started by desfaul‎, 01-03-2017 01:43 PM
    2004, aero, help!, hot, issues, start issue, starting
    • Replies: 3
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    01-04-2017, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  8. 2004 9-5 driveshafts question

    I have a 2004 9-5 2.2 TID auto & need driveshafts. Can anyone tell me if they have to be from a 2.2 TID auto or will a petrol auto shaft fit? ...

    Started by kenmac15‎, 12-18-2016 01:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-18-2016, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Key Fob Battery!

    hello, My 98MY 95 key fob battery may be on its way out! I am even using my own skeleton as an amplifier (It works, try it by sticking the key...

    Started by dipeshsolanki‎, 01-16-2008 09:06 AM
    battery!, fob, key
    • Replies: 12
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    12-16-2016, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Ratling timing chain when cold (no Sludge)

    Had the timing chain changed 1.5 year ago after having dealt with the sludge issue. The chain has been quiet since, but is now rattling again when...

    Started by lundberg‎, 12-15-2016 01:41 PM
    chain, cold, ratling, sludge, timing
    • Replies: 0
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    12-15-2016, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Have I bought a lemon?

    Sigh... So I bought a 2004 9-5 2.3t Vector last weekend. Did a couple of 50 mile+ runs over that weekend and used it to do 10 miles each way to...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 10-15-2016 12:31 PM
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    bought, lemon
    • Replies: 23
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    12-06-2016, 03:38 AM Go to last post
  12. 9-5 (2004) estate fog lights change

    How easy is it to change a fog light out of a 9-5 (2004) estate? Do I have to drop the bumper out to do it? Does the headlight have to come out too?...

    Started by 9-5mad‎, 12-02-2016 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-02-2016, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  13. Non starting - ignition switch?

    Guys, 2004 2.3 9-5 Vector with auto transmission. It's not starting, was intermittent for the last week but has failed completely now. The...

    Started by duke thrust‎, 12-01-2016 06:52 AM
    ignition, starting, switch
    • Replies: 1
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    12-01-2016, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  14. Where does the mileage reading come from?

    I noticed today that the 9-5 I bought a few weeks ago with 125,000 on the clock is now reading 130,000. I know I've only done about 300 miles in it....

    Started by yoyo42‎, 11-22-2016 04:36 PM
    mileage, reading
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 262
    11-23-2016, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  15. My First Saab plug change

    Well, after losing my GT17 and replacing it with a TD04 and a noob stage 1 tune my 2005 9-5 wagon is really nice to drive now. The garage swapped the...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 11-19-2016 09:51 AM
    change, plug, saab
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 286
    11-20-2016, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  16. The :Lemon (hopefully) returns...

    Following my 'have I bought a lemon' thread, it's booked in next week to have the GT17 replaced with a TD04, followed by a suitable noob remap. I've...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 10-31-2016 05:53 PM
    lemon, returns
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 620
    11-11-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Wow. I just got WIS. This is gonna be good.

    OK, so after pestering about all sorts of things on here I have now found the WIS and EPC downloads for Windows 10 x64, packaged up by captainjack...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 11-05-2016 08:15 PM
    gonna, good, wis, wow
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 461
    11-11-2016, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  18. 04-on PCV maintenance

    In addition to getting a TD04 on my 9-5 2.3t vector, I decided to replace the breathers while I was at it and bought the full kit including the oil...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 11-05-2016 10:00 AM
    04on, maintenance, pcv
    • Replies: 3
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    11-05-2016, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Air intake blanking plug instead of brake booster

    Me again, sorry... My 54 reg (VIN says MY2005) 9-5 2.3t Vector does not have all the brake booster pipework coming out of the air intake near the...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 11-04-2016 07:51 PM
    air, blanking, booster, brake, intake, plug
    • Replies: 1
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    11-04-2016, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  20. fitted new clutch, cleaned sump etc, been stood 6 weeks, sounds rough, oil lights on.

    Evening all, Started fitting a clutch approx 6 weeks ago, got ill so literally haven't done anything in weeks. Anyway started buttoning up pipework...

    Started by Vinnyman72‎, 11-02-2016 02:55 PM
    cleaned, clutch, fitted, lights, new clutch, oil, oil light, oil return, rough, sounds, stood, sump, weeks
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 219
    11-02-2016, 02:56 PM Go to last post

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