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  1. Chat
    Just had my 2005 93 arc worked on for the brake booster vacuum hose and had the power steering fluid flushed. They finished it in the morning and let it sit until the afternoon. They went to start it up and the battery was dead. Charged the battery and started the car. The odometer was at 00000...
  2. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hey everyone, so long story short I have 2 - 2003 Saab 93 Arcs. My saab I have owned for a few years so i know a little bit more about its history, unfortunatly I wrecked it. My second saab I bought it not to long ago off of craigslist when I bought it they told me that the engine in it was bad...
  3. New Member Introductions.
    I am looking to see if anyone has suggestions for some problems I am having. I love reading all of these posts... They have helped me learn a lot regarding my 9-3!
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, My 2005 wagon has been worked on, and while in the shop, the mechanics shut down the alarm system using tech 2. Thealarm system lived a life of its own anyway. When I picked up the car, the tailgate lock motor had stopped working, and the brake light failure message popped up. Is this a...
  5. New Member Introductions.
    Hi, new dude from Finland, Janne Oksa. I have 2003 9-3 2.0t ARC, i`m planing to upgrade my SAAB. Already got new ECU and nozles and t15 turbo, only havent got the time to but parts to the car. As a Finnish i make this introduction short :cool:
  6. New Member Introductions.
    Hello, 1st time Saab owner, just noticed while washing the car, the Shark fin antenna has been glued together in many places. Any advice on what to do with replacing it? I don't want any water getting through the shark fin cracks.
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I've go this car I am trying to get started 155k mile that has a damaged radiator. I was told it would start and then shut off because of a low coolant warning. Now it won't start and I'm wondering if it is a fuel issue. I am getting spark at each plug and they are dry. Is there a fuel cutoff...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hey everyone let me start by saying I don't post here very often but I'm always here getting tips on how to fix my Saab. Many thanks for the resident pros for the wealth of info. So a few months ago my 03 9-3 Arc sedan started having the engine light come on and going into limp mode. Put a...
  9. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Now sold: Hi, I am selling my 2004 (53 plate) 2.2TiD ARC Estate which is an Auto with full leather seats. Front seats are heated and it has a factory fitted Kenwood touchscreen Satnav with 6CD as extras. It is also fitted with a detachable Westfalia tow bar (hardly used) and has a i9200 Parrot...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    We just purchased a 2005 9-5 Arc sedan with 72000 miles. It runs O.K., but the idle is a bit rough. The RPM will increase for a second, decrease for a second, and then steady out. Four seconds later the RPM will increase for a second, decrease for a second, and then steady out. Over and over...
  11. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hello, I was looking into getting some aftermarket wheels for my 04' 95 arc, I was hoping to know what the best size wheel/tire combo would best fit my vehicle? any and all opinions very much appreciated!! Thanks. -Steve
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a battery drain on my sons car of 1.5 amps caused by MAXI fuse #30 under the hood. Car will not start with fuse pulled. I think it feed the brains of the car or security system of some sort. Anybody know what this fuse feeds and how to go about running down the problem, short or ground? A...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I'm new to the forum and have a problem. Last week the front passenger window stopped working, together with the door lock and door mirror. I checked the fuses and everything seemed in order. Now the driver side has the same problem. I am baffled. Can anyone help? Thanks
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks! Long time reader, however, new joiner! Looking for some assistance, I've had a search through, but my apologies if I've missed the obvious. Looking for a diagram/guidance as to the proper layout of the vacuum lines in relation to the turbo/boost valves etc. I've come across quite a...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I am having a problem with my 03 saab 9-3 ARC. I keep getting a code for P1312 which it says it's the O2S switch point, I look on all these forums and it says it's the plugs or DIC, I changed the plugs with OEM plugs. But this has individual coils not a DIC. Other forums say it's a misfire on...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Not really a giant issue but since I've own my 9-3 my parking brake light has never worked. The parking brake works, the lamp works on start up but once the car is on the light doesn't come on. Any ideas?
  17. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Low mileage 84290, Full service history, 1 owner, just had MOT good condition, very reliable. Electric windows, Air conditioning, CD player, Leather trim, Height adjustable driver's seat, Folding rear seats, Alloy wheels, Power steering, Steering wheel reach adjustment, Cruise control, Traction...
  18. New Member Introductions.
    I cant' wait for summer! I love my 2005 9-3! only two immediate problems: #1 I only have one key fob. Any recomendations on where to buy and re-program a second one? #2 convertible top is getting stuck halfway through the closing process. with a push from me, it closes fine. Any ideas?
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    We got a "3 Misfire" code on a 2004 Saab 9-5 ARC with 57000 miles, the spark plugs were replaced and the code went away, is this (most likely) a permanent solution. Thanks :cool:
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
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