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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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    • Replies: 214
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    12-02-2016, 12:20 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 06:45 PM
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    replace
    • Replies: 165
    • Views: 89,156
    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
    • Views: 5,132
    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
    • Replies: 99
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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
    • Replies: 0
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    09-21-2012, 01:55 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 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
    • Replies: 66
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    03-04-2011, 08:55 AM Go to last post
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  1. 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
    • Views: 990
    Today, 03:38 AM Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Views: 71
    12-02-2016, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Views: 109
    12-01-2016, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 176
    11-23-2016, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 211
    11-20-2016, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 551
    11-11-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 404
    11-11-2016, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
    • Views: 207
    11-05-2016, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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: 186
    11-02-2016, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  11. New member with starting issue

    Hi pleased to meet you all Ive got a Saab 9-5 2.2 tid was going great engine light came on no loss of power everything seemed fine next morning...

    Started by berwickgas‎, 09-10-2016 12:40 PM
    issue, member, starting
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 586
    10-31-2016, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  12. Not a POP noise but a PUP noise

    Hi All, Started about 3 weeks ago and really on occurs on acceleration, be it slow or heavy footed but ALWAYS from standstill, but around 70% of...

    Started by madnutter‎, 10-05-2016 10:19 AM
    driver side, noise, pop, pup
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 628
    10-29-2016, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  13. Where do you get your genuine TD04s from?

    OK, so as in 'Have I bought a lemon', I'm getting a new turbo on m 9-5 Vector 2.3LPT. I've got a local garage who are going to do the work but I'm...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 10-22-2016 03:48 PM
    genuine, td04s
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 200
    10-23-2016, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  14. oh *hit ..... lost gears after clutch change and stuck..... Any advice please ?

    Hi, God I've missed this site, not been able to log on due to password issues (trying to sort on mobile version grrr). Ive just taken on the...

    Started by Vinnyman72‎, 10-16-2016 04:32 PM
    advice, change, clutch, gears, hit, lost, stuck
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 492
    10-18-2016, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  15. Torque Pro showing confusing readings

    I have a bluetooth ELM-327 OBD-II reader connected to my phone with Torque Pro. All the readings look pretty sensoble but I can't fathom what's...

    Started by yoyo42‎, 10-14-2016 03:27 PM
    confusing, pro, readings, showing, torque
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 653
    10-15-2016, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  16. Passenger side main beam not working

    My 1999 9-5 estate decided it would not light up its passenger side main beam and had me scratching my head. A search gave the result in SAABSCENE -...

    Started by havvy‎, 10-11-2016 11:26 AM
    beam, main, passenger, side, working
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 469
    10-11-2016, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  17. Shift Knob Removal – Boot installation

    Here is what I did to replace the shift boot on my ’05 Aero. To begin, you should separate the shift knob from the reverse lockout. The reverse...

    Started by seippel‎, 10-09-2016 01:14 AM
    boot, installation, knob, removal, shift
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 440
    10-09-2016, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  18. 2003 Aero Alarm removal

    Guys, My Aero Sportwagen has started randomly firing off the alarm. It just sounds with no flashing lights and seems impervious to me pressing...

    Started by Paul Anderson‎, 10-05-2016 03:56 PM
    2003, aero, alarm, removal
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 382
    10-06-2016, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  19. intermittent no start

    for the past 2 years my 2005 Saab aero manual has had intermittent no start problems, Until recently i put up with it as it would start after a few...

    Started by imac225‎, 08-25-2016 12:32 PM
    intermittent, start
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 850
    10-02-2016, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Intermittent wipers creeping, wipers wont park, motor replaced

    Hi Saab Pro's My 99 Saab 9-5 SE was recently acquired. Intermittent wipers won't make complete cycle. they creep along the windshield. Low and...

    Started by cdyoung‎, 09-28-2016 01:49 PM
    creeping, intermittent, motor, park, replaced, wipers
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 303
    09-29-2016, 07:29 PM Go to last post

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