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  1. How To Restore Car Shine?

    Wash and Brush Up
    All vehicles should be protected no matter what! Without protection with a wax, ceramic coating, paint protection film or sealant your paint will suffer big time. DoubleTake Auto Spa in Fremont we are certified ceramic coating installers with an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau! Check...
  2. Key won't start car

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All I have just bought a 1998 9-5 series and the original key will not start the car how can I reprogram my key to start car?
  3. Car looks like its on fire after speedy left handers

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    When I fling the love of my life round a hard left hander at speed it smokes from the bonnet area, its really quite an impressive amount of smoke and has caused passers by to suggest i might be on fire. The first few times it did cause a small amount of buttock clenching but Im getting used to...
  4. Pros and Cons of Leasing a Car

    News/Current events
    The route to car ownership is filled with many options and leasing can be one for those who do not want to commit to a long-term purchase. Read more >>
  5. Car Maintenance: 10 Things Every Car Owner Should Know – The Short List

    News/Current events
    It’s OK if you’re not an automotive engineer. Of course, if you are, this probably isn’t for you because here are 10 basic things every motorist should be able to do. How many of them are you capable of? Read more >>
  6. 9-3 ECU stolen - car about to be scrapped

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all Incredibly I had the ECU stolen from my 2007 SAAB 9-3 2.0T Aero convertible. I have sourced a replacement ECU that I believe is correct, however my local SAAB expert cannot get past the security on the new ECU to clear it out and then marry it to my car. He has the genuine Tech 2 and...
  7. Remote fob not locking car

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just got my saab one of my remote keys Does everything but lock button won't work any advice
  8. Top 10 Best Car Seat Covers

    News/Current events
    For some, seat covers aren’t the most stylish accessory you can add to your vehicle, but they have a lot of value in keeping your interior in top notch shape. Some seat covers do have fancy patterns and colors that spice up your interior, but their main purpose is to keep your car’s seats clean...
  9. More Black Friday Deals — Graco Car Seats and DEWALT Tools/Tool Kits

    Vendor Deals
    It's still morning and the Black Friday deals keep coming! Here's what we've spotted for you this morning. DEWALT tools and tool kits, prices dropped by up to 50% for another 16 hours or so. (Read more info on the deal here) And Graco car seats and other baby products are on sale...
  10. Vote in Our Reader’s Choice Car of the Year Survey to Win a $500 Amazon Gift Card

    News/Current events
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  11. Score a Deal on Lego Speed Champions Car Kits

    Vendor Deals
    Walmart rolled back prices on about a half dozen small race car kits including the Porsche RSR, Porsche 919 Hybrid, Ferrari 488 GT3, Fiesta M-Sport WRC, and many others! Read more about the sale here:
  12. Car wash at the convention

    My registration says I have access to the car wash at the convention. My question is what is included at the car wash? Is it just garden hoses or are there some cleaning supplies? I have all I need but the wife is going to the convention with me so I'm sure the car will be at its load limit...
  13. 2004 9-3 as 1st car

    New Member Introductions.
    Basic 9-3 2004 rolling in Norway. With ICM1 control panel, EHU built-in amp and 4D speakers(Premium 70 sound system), no AUX. Getting crickets on all stations after FM broadcast closed here. Researching possible unobstructive DIY single DIN stereo upgrade ways.
  14. Smoking Car when changing gear

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys I have an MOT Friday and the emissions are not good under revs, I have just taken it for a run with our lass driving behind me and when i change gear there is a nice cloud of smoke. I have checked the oil (it is new after the service last week and at the correct level) the air is...
  15. WANTED - Saab 9-3 Sportwagon Car Mats

    Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    As per title I am after a full set of grey car mats for my 9-3. Thanks, Tom
  16. What colour is my car...?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Before you all say it I know it's BLACK! :D Not sure if you can tell just by a photo... Just wanted to know the name as i need to get a touch up pen but whilst looking on elk parts i realised there are different types of black. Its a 2004 Aero. Solid Black? Jet Black? Espresso Black...
  17. My car still going hot (1994, 2.0 Eco, APC, no IC)

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hy to everyone! I have a nice Saab 9000 2.0 eco turbo without IC and with APC. I live in Hungary and sometimes the summer is HOT. (40 celsius) When I use the AC and drive in traffic jam, the engine is going too hot.(the gauge is near to the red selection) I dont know why but my cooling fan...
  18. Petrol smell in car

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi Folks, I know this has been discussed before but answers not quite fitting my observations. Getting a faint but distinct smell in car when stationary. Definitely appears to be coming from front (vents), however when I jump out and lift hood- no smell in engine bay. Thought I did smell it...
  19. 9-5 2.3t auto courtesy car fun!

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I took my 9-3SS in to Bagnall Saab (Birmingham) yesterday and Ray lent me a 9-5 as a run around for the day. What great fun the auto is, especially with the S button. Most amusing. However, the 18.5mpg showing on the SID isn't quite as much fun, gulp. 109K miles and it goes like stink. All...
  20. start problem——when car is warm

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi,everybody,glad to meet english is not good enought to express my feeling,so just :) my car is 1999 saab 95 wagon.most of my friends don't know saab,so when my car gets problem,they have no idea. :( I didn't know anything about the car at all.after drive 6 monthes,i just know the...