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  1. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I see other threads on this - non specific to a 9000. Not sure I know what the problem is Just want some wisdom from a serious SAAB mechanic. My 9000 has done 110,000 and has started eating serpentine belts. The second just failed after a few 1,000 miles. I had had no problems with the first...
  2. New Member Introductions.
    Hello everyone, my fan belt has just gone & been informed I need a new Alternator Clutch Pulley, is this same part as Vauxhall Isignia 1.9 Tdi.......I have a SAAB 93 1.9TiD (59 plate) ??
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, i'm in the process of deflaping my inlet manifold and as the car has 66,000 on the clock decided to change timing belt, water pump and auxiliary drive belt. I don't have the tool to set the camshaft position and would like to know what others may have used. Or if there is anyone in the...
  4. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    my 2010 95 altenator belt has come off. i need to drive it to the garage . does the belt drive the water pump, i dont want to damage anything
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have been having an issue with the drive belt keep coming off in wet weather. Each time it has been refitted a the car has been fine, however the last time it got refitted there was a screaching on start up. With this the I left the car on the drive until i had time to get a new drive belt...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi! I own a 2003 Saab 9-5 Turbo. I have been having problems with the serpentine belt slipping off. I took it to the shop and was told that I needed new gaskets because an oil leak was causing the belt to become saturated with oil and slip off. But I'm still experiencing the same problems after...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    i am new on this site, so I bet this problem has been covered before. just purchased a 60 reg saab9-3 tid 1.9 edition diesel. 150. it has 71000mls on the clock, and full service history all done by main dealer. my problem is, do I get a new belt and pump done by a back street garage for £250, or...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I would like to know the 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear had Timming Belt or Timming Chain...??? Thank you.
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi fellas ,drive belt squealing a bit ,does this drive crankshaft and alternator on 9-3 2.2 tid 2003,if so if its slipping could be not turning crankshaft quick enough.
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Our cam belt just frayed, and we had to nurse the car home, luckily we made it home without it snapping. Does anyone know which part number cam belt kit I need for our 9-3 1999 2.0i Saab? Thanks.
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Saab Areo TTiD 1.9 Saloon on a 58 plate (2008) 180hp Right yesterday i did a 50 mile day around trip car was fine got home from shopping parked car outside front door turned car off took shopping in then got in the car to move her to parking space turned on, engine warning light / engine...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi guys The drivebelt on my 2005 saab 9-5 2.2 diesel looked very slack I took things apart today. I have found the part number for the tensioner (which has loads of play)but not for the drive belt. I rang my local europarts and they said there are 5 or 6 for my model (with...
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi everyone. So here's my first post. I've fallen foul of the dreaded drivers seat belt failure. The mechanics have failed and seat belt no longer retracts. I'm looking into getting a second hand replacement so my issue is, will a seat belt off a 2004 9-3 Tiid or Vector be compatible with my...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My crankshaft pulley [torsional vibration damper] fell apart so I got a new one with new belt and tensioner. I fitted all these new parts after some grief with the pulley. We used a handy screwdriver to lock the flywheel from above through a hole in the bell housing. The PROBLEM is now the belt...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys Water pump failed on car. caught it just in time before it threw the belt. Pulleys have moved and I don't have timing marks.Is there any obvious marks for crank,cam and fuel pump.Help appreciated. Stevie 098
  16. Saab Recommendations
    Posted a few days ago regarding a faulty seat belt on my 04 reg 93 conv. tried everywhere to geta replacement with no joy , Took it down today to a company called Airbag teamin Hinckly, Leics, repaired and working again in 10 mins cost £80, so anyone with the same problem their number is...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi 1st post and query over seat belt, got into car yesterday, pulled out the belt, heard a click and it pulled out but wouldnt retract, reading on the forums understand this is a common problem with this model(2004 93 aero convertable) the problem i am having is trying to obtain a replacement...
  18. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Just had service done at 78k, and just wondered if there is any work I should have done to ensure the car will run great for the coming years. Does the Saab have a timing chain or belt? And what is the recommended mileage to have replaced?
  19. How to
    Re: What makes you passenger "fasten your seatbelt " stay lit and drive you bonkers How I did it ........... There maybe other ways and easier ways .but here it goes . Of course SAFETY FIRST as always disconnect both battery terminals of te battery to allow the airbag system to power down ...
  20. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, Quick introduction, I'm Graham and we bought our first Saab a week ago. It's a 1998 2.0 SE Convertable with 87,000 miles. Today though, it appears that the idler pulley for the serpentine belt/ aux drive belt exploded, taking the drive belt with it which is now in bits all over the engine...
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