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  1. 1992 Saab 900 abs pump won't stop running

    Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hi I'm brand new here, and hoping someone can help. I am part of a team that runs a 1992 Saab 900 (2.1l) in the Chump Car racing series. For the last few races, we had a very hard brake pedal, and not a lot of stopping power. It turns out, that the car had ABS, and when it was built, they...
  2. Clunking noise on moving off - abs unit?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi,has anyone encountered this issue before? 2009 93 1.8t with 33k miles. After the car has been sitting for 3 or 4 minutes with engine off,when I restart and move off , after 3 or 4 yards there is a sort of clunking / twanging noise,just a once off clunk,with an associated vibration around the...
  3. ABS light has come on

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all i had my front two wheel bearings changed and now the abs light has come on. Car was absolutely fine b4 that any ideas on what to do as the OBD2 software dont work
  4. SAAB 95 2001 model, ABS

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I managed to have my car back on road with the abs switched off unexpectantly ,but it cost me a lot. the Saab company here in Leeds told me that it is the abs pump-computer diagnosis... I did order one second hand from Neo-brothers, in mean time I did not stop using my car even though it could...
  5. Brake and ABS problem! Please Help!

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I just installed new front pads and rotors and I now have 2 big problems... 1) ABS and TC lights are on and I literally have no functioning ABS. Just locks up the fronts. 2) Spongy pedal with a lot of travel. Here is possibly what occurred that could have lead to these two issues... When I...
  6. ABS Sensor

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    All, the mrs has taken my Saab 9-5 away this weekend. On the way to the coast she called to say that the Brake light warning message came on along with a couple of other warning lights and also the speedometer dropped to zero. A quick search on Google pointed towards a failing ABS sensor or...
  7. 9-5 Aero HOT ABS control module removal?

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi My 2005 Aero HOT is showing a christmas tree of lights on the dash (ABS, traction control and engine light). CEL code points towards duff ABS control unit so I need to change it out. I'm going to go for the repair option which is around £130. I've Looked around the forums and it seems...
  8. abs explained;)

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  9. ABS Fault readings

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi folks, Apologies if this has been asked before, but I'd like to know how to find out what is causing the abs light to come on intermittently on my 2004 9-5 2.2tid I've been told that an OBDII reader will not work as this only reads engine codes. Is there another piece of diagnostic kit that...
  10. ABS saab 95

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    my car Saab 95 speedometer just dropped to zero when cruising in a motorway and signal ABS Brakes, sound warnings, yes I took it to a garage where they replaced brake discs and pads, but still ABS Brakes is still there, I took it to computer diagnoses, it could not tell anything, but I had...
  11. ABS Malfunction Light

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Bought a 2004 Saab 9-3 Convertible a couple months ago and noticed that front passenger wheel bearing was bad. No big deal I thought, so I went to Autozone and bought a new Hub Assembly and replaced the old one. Immediately with the key only in the ON position I got a ABS Malfunction Light...
  12. The old ABS light speedo problem

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello all, hoping to pick the brains of the Saab experts, the wife has a 1995 GM900, the ABS warning light has come on and the speedo is not working, I was going to start by checking the ABS sensors but I don't know which one has the speedo feed for this model, anybody know?
  13. ABS and Speedo queery

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Guys, I recently purchased an '03 9-5 Aero Estate HOT. Got it through an MOT with a couple of 'Advisories' The most important one being brake balance. It seems that the ABS is activating prematurely. Any firm braking brings on the characteristic 'purring' and feel through the pedal. This...
  14. Changing ABS CONTROL MODULE ADVICE /HELP

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi after being told my ABS controle module needed fixed replaced I have sourced a replacement , Can anyone tell me when its replaced do you need to Bleed the brakes ? or is it a case of out with the old and in with the new ? all help appreciated
  15. Urgent help / advice please abs control module

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi , I bought a 1998 9-3 convertible in good faith from a " nice elderly gent " Hmmmmm Turns out the speedo wasnt working he said it was a sensor and gave me a replacement one with the car , I got this replaced , STILL NO JOY ON SPEEDO !! I took car for diagnostic , The guy in the garage...
  16. 2005 Saab 9-3 ABS Module question

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. I've got a '05 Saab 9-3 1.9 TiD Vector Sport model. My question is related to the ABS module in this car. Can it be repaired? Or does it have to be replaced? If so, can only main dealer do it? As in, is there any kind of programming of the new module involved? It seems like my module is...
  17. 98 saab 9000 read abs airbag codes Best Reader and Cheapest

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I have a Saab 98 9000 2.3 Turbo have srs light on and abs light on.I'm a very skilled mechanic But don't want to waste money to Fix my Beauty.Any IDEAS??? Tried about 7 decent scanners and None can read my simple codes...
  18. ABS Warning lights came on after hitting a MASSIVE puddle and aqua plaining..??

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I was driving through the Somerset countryside a few couple of weeks ago at night and hit a flooded section of the road and aqua plained for a few metres.. Not sure how many. Anyway, I regained control but the ABS warning lights all came on. A few weeks on and they still come on but not all the...
  19. Failed power steering, now abs, Tc and ESP problem - help

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, not posted much in the past and i have had a search around before posting this ''help''. Around 4 months ago my power steering failed, resulting in a new steering rack and i thought everything was fine with my 2003 9-3. So 5 weeks ago, i began having traction control failure, stability...
  20. 9-3 Aero ABS Issue

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Evening all, I've got a 9-3 2.0T Aero, 53 Reg. This past week I've noticed an issue with the ABS that I'm trying to figure out. It seems that the ABS is kicking in a lot earlier than I'd expect it to. Under moderately heavy braking (nowhere near emergency stop pressure) I can replicate it at...
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