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  1. 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. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, Great site and thanks to all you out there. I have already replaced my steering pipes (yes both of them as they come as match pair and different connection of male to female joints) and as suggested I did struggle with the pipe joint at the rear of the engine to the steering rack. And...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello all I'm just wondering if anybody has ever experienced the kind of weirdness I'm getting from my ACC unit at the moment. Basically, at random times whilst driving it flicks into its calibration routine displaying ACC Calibr. Started on the SID accompanied by bleeps and random lights on...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello all I'm just after any advice I can get with regards to the rear shocks on my 2009 9-5 2.3T Turbo Edition estate. The last two mots have come with advisories of misting on both rear shocks and its started to feel a bit weird back there so I'm going to get some new ones. Trouble is, which...
  5. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Private sale. Dark blue with tan interior. MOT until March 2017. Lovely car but I no longer have the room to keep it or the enthusiasm to maintain it, so it has to go, but I'd like it to go to a Saab enthusiast. CAR NOW SOLD. Thanks to everyone who expressed interest.
  6. Part number requests
    95 2.3t 2004 (B235E) front O2 sensor After a CEL and 'no response' code its been replaced with a Bosch. The new one has a shorter sleeve(?) fitting into the manifold than the old one, but Europarts insist it is the correct part based on the part number on the original. My mechanic is wary of...
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hey, I am facing a problem with 1993 9000, 2.3T. It doesn't have CPS at the usual location, usual to the newer Saabs that is. It is not here: http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/rotate85/cpslocation.jpg No hole for it, no fastening bolt hole. As the cars history is unknown, then it could...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi folks my 9-5 cut out on me whilst cruising at 60 mph, the fuel light was just on so figured I miss judged it. So I put 5 litres in and could not start it, the car was on a slope so thought I'd put another 5 in still no joy battery dead. Next afternoon I returned with new battery and it...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have a 2.3T with the B235L engine, meaning it has the same turbo as the aero's B235R. As I understand it the engine is essentially the same except for being 'detuned'. So is it possible to put in an aero ecu? I've been unable to find anything definitive either way. Thanks. And sorry if...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    It happened all of a sudden without warning, just died whilst driving normally so i rolled it to a safe place and tried cranking and it just turns over but won't fire up. Occasionally it catches for a split second but never manages to fire up fully. Does anyone have any idea what i could look...
  11. Saabscene: Performance
    I have a 2.3T with the B235L engine, meaning it has the same turbo as the aero's B235R. As I understand it the engine is essentially the same except for being 'detuned'. So is it possible to put in an aero ecu? I've been unable to find anything definitive either way. Thanks.
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Couple of weeks ago my oil light came on while coming into my garage,I checked the oil level,it was full,there was no ticking or knocking,it has never ran better.I recently had the valve covers off and the there was no sludge and the oil was very clean. There is a chance it may need the oil...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just an fyi post really folks in case someone is interested. When I was renewing the timing chain and guides ( engine in car) bit of a job but thats another story, I decided that I would remove the balance system due to a fear of failure. I left the shafts in bored and tapped a grub screw just...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Transmission clunks when shifting from park to drive,other than that the tranny works fine.What might be wrong. Thanks.
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I can't seam to find any air filters on my vehicle could anyone point me in the right direction and does this vehicle have a cabin filter? Thanks Derek
  16. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Taxed to end Jan 2015, MOT to Mid Feb 2015. Located near Bridgwater, Somerset. This car has been owned and driven solely by me since purchased from main dealer 14yrs ago and fastidiously cared for and maintained. As a retired motor mechanic I have carried out my own servicing and, very few...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi Can anyone help the ESP and ABS warning lights came on though the brakes are ok and I think the engine lost power, any ideas
  18. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Recent Turbo replacement 5000ks ago no problem til a few day's ago,pcv has been replaced ,compression good,some old oil in intercooler cleaned it out ,when I cleaned the TB I noticed there was some oil in the bottom of it looked pretty clean,btw sump cleaned out new filter and oil, no sludge...
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Im replacing my head gasket so looking for a cylinder head gasket kit. as theres alot of aftermarket head gasket can some please advise on not the kit in general but a decent HEAD gasket.. cheers uk
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