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  1. 2008 Saab 9-5 SC 2.3t BioPower Aut

    New Member Introductions.
    Hi all! I bought my second Saab today, and it has some issues it needs resolving. I hope this is the right place to get help! :) About myself: I'm a Norwegian living near Hamar. That's 300km away (as the crow flies) from the Trollhätten Saab factory. I bet that's closer than the majority of...
  2. 2008 saab 93

    New Member Introductions.
    hi guys, i just bought my first saab, gonna do a remap myself but i'm not sure where the ecu is located, gonna have a look around here, i had no idea the saab was as popular, i really like mine, goodluck all.
  3. 2008 Aero 2.8 vacuum issue

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello Saab family, I currently drive a 2004 arc sedan and am from SF bay area. CA. Ive had this car for a little over 2 years and love it. Ok, so I volunteered to help a friend change the spark plugs on a 2008 aero. Everything was fine until #5 when I broke the hard plastic spout piece on the...
  4. 2008 93 1.8T Linear Auto Petrol heavier steering than Diesel

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Im finding the steering heavy on my Saab 93 i've bought, and due to health reasons heavier steering is an issue . I've taken it to a Saab specialist and they said the steering is fine nothing wrong with it and the reason i'm finding the steering heavier than i expected is mine is a petrol and...
  5. 2008 saab 93 tid limp problems

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    2008 saab 93 tid limp problems [updated] hi guys car is a saab 93 1.9 tid 16 valve 150 bhp vector sport i have a long running problem with limp mode it happens when i accelerate hard from 3rd gear to 4th then slumps into limp mode if i turn the key of and on again its back to normal and...
  6. 2008 9-3 stereo

    Chat
    Advice please ?? How easy is it to swap from standard radio to saab sat nav unit
  7. 2008 9-3 ttdi convertible lots of codes

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, This has been evolving over last few months. Driving one day and smoke started to come into cabin and from under car, on inspection around car noticed it had spat bits from the dpf out, since then have had a few codes that can’t be removed plus the fuel gauge, on starting goes straight to...
  8. Saab 9-3 TTiD convertible 2008

    New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, here looking for info for my Saab problems, had her since new, no problems till now ?
  9. 2008 Cylinder head problem

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone, does anyone know of this problem with 9-3 2.0 petrol engines from 2008. When cold there is a lack of compression for about 30 seconds and a misfire for the first few minutes accompanied by a bit of smoke. Then when it warms up compression is fine. I took it to what used to be the...
  10. For Sale - 2008 Saab 9-5 Aero Estate

    Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I'm reluctantly selling our 2008 9-5 Aero Estate Automatic (with paddle shift) as we've outgrown it (3 growing boys + camping equipment + 5 bikes!) - hence private sale. We've had it since 1 yr old / 17K miles and it now has 122K miles, mostly trouble free. 2 owners, including us. It has full...
  11. 2008 vector sport rear. Window anti pinch protection

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just a question , as title did thease cars come with pinch protection on the rear windows as well as the front ? Or was it an option ? If it was standard then how do you reset the rear windows , as I've been able to reset the fronts a few times no problem But never the rears I've only had...
  12. diesel additive/treatment for 2008 1.9 tid

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, please could someone tell me what treatment/additive to use and if i should use one in my 2008 1.9 tid sportwagon, as i,ve read on here that people are using them, never used one before and just wondering what are the benefits ie, cleaning injectors and fuel system whilst its being...
  13. 2008 9.3 tid sportwagon fuel filter

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, another daft qurstion probably but can anyone tell me which diesel filter i will need for my sportwagonas on the internet i,ve found several different ones with the same part number, some of which have a lead and plug which is a water sensor and others listed as the same part number do not...
  14. help please with my 2008 9-3 sportwagon

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, just changed engine oil and filter in my 20008 1.9 tid sportwagon, on restart on the display came up a car with a spanner through and the message limited power, took it up the road and it drives fine, any idea if i can clear this off the display myself, thanks in advance Andy
  15. Passenger offside door will not open - 2008

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just tried to open the drivers passenger door only to find that it would not open from the inside or outside! Have googled it and not really got an answer. Only thing I found was that the module may have been dirty which I have checked and found to be fine. Model is 2008 ttid aero saloon...
  16. Adding Aux-in to 2008 saab is it possible.....

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    There are 2 x pairs of Aux-Stereo-In and 1 pair of Mono Mix In....? What can be added to these, Saab 2008 sat nav aero pin out below shows The second half (Pins 1 -16 ) are as follows 1)AUX ST IN L+ 2)AUX ST IN R+ 3)N/C 4)N/C 5)LR SPKR OUT+ 6)RR SPKR OUT+ 7)MONO MIX IN+ 8)AMP CONTROL OUT1...
  17. 9-3 2008 sat nav 7 speaker, want to add either 6x9 or sub as it lacks bass

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    Right I have a 9-3 2008 Sat Nav Aero and have the poor 7 speaker system which lacks bass, I have just two 4 inch on the parcel shelf and would like to add 6x9's or a single sub to give the bass feel. I had a 56 reg 9-3 vector before and it had the full bose set up ( rear had 4", 6x9's and sub in...
  18. 9-3 2008 getting 'Steering lock malfunction' and tech 2 CIM B1440 58

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello to all, having owned the Saab for about a year now, and I get this coming on and off for a while now, its only covered 54,000 miles, but has this annoying problem steering lock malfunction, have to get in car with key and sometimes it does not recognise key either. 1: Have changed the...
  19. 2008 ( facelift) which after market fitting kit required ?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    Hello everyone, I'm after a bit of advice , I've got a 2008 ( facelift) 9-3 with the infotainment 150 head unit with the factory amp in the boot ( behind left hand flap ) Now I've got a Kenwood aftermarket head unit to fit , but just want to know what fitting kit I would require . There seems...
  20. Wanted : 9-3 sportswagon Roof Rails Post 2008 model

    Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi everyone. I'm looking for a pair of front to back roof rails to retro fit to my 9-3 sportswagon ( post 2008 model) . If anyone knows of any please let me know.
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