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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, i have a set of slicone hoses to fit to my 9-3 2.8t. Space in the engine bay is a bit tight to say the least! Has anyone actually done this job? And if so do you have any tips?Apart from asking somebody else!! Cheers Nige
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi can anyone tell me how to change the expansion tank on a 6 cyl? I don't know how to disconnect the lowest pipe. Thanks!
  3. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi Folks, I'm hoping for some ideas on a problem with my auto box which I'd like to be able to nip in the bud. Last weekend I took the Luxury Saab out for a quick test drive following my servicing the engine and changing the brake fluid but was slightly horrified to find the box not changing...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    9-5 2.0t petrol estate 2002. When changing up through the gears as I dip the clutch to change gear the revs increase by 500 revs,have cleaned the throttle body but it was relatively clean but the revs still increase causing me to delay shifting. Has anybody any thoughts as to what else could...
  5. Saab 9-3 & GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    hi all, got me an Alpine W920R radio dvd/ player with gps, rear camera, USB, blue teeth, everything except make the coffee it plugs straight in to the car's wiring but I lose steering controls, at the rear of the radio there's a 3 way jack input for steering controls any idea...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Folks. Would someone be kind enough to give me a step by step guide and if any special tools required for changing the rear upper control/Banana arms on a 2006 Saab 93ss Convertible please. Also .... is it a genuine product only or does someone make a decent pattern version??
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    <insert swearword beginning with F> Watched the video on Youtube - its an American vid so maybe less parts fitted to gouge skin and trap your arm such as the SIA kit and mine is an auto, even - soi admit defeat, it beat me. Removed the fan control plug and still not enough room to even reach...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    hey guys, i have the new trunk/boot lid from a 2009 saab 93, would this fit on a 2005 model?? thanks
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Now I've had the pleasure (and pain) of changing both front and rear discs and pads I thought I'd write up a little 'How To' for those attempting the changeover themselves. Firstly I'll list the equipment and materials needed; EQUIPMENT: Impact and Torque Wrench, Ratchet, screwdriver...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Folks, I want to change the alternator on my 2006 9-3 2.0t (I believe a B20ZL engine). The current one is not charging properly (after testing on a couple of new batteries) - so the question I have, is there a stronger alternator that I can use rather than the standard one - for...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    After my most recent self repair job of changing the rear pads I took the top off the brake fluid reservoir and noticed the fluid looked a bit cloudy. So its got me wondering just how long it's been in there. I have no issue with the effectiveness of the brakes but I'm thinking that maybe a...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have a SAAB 9-5 Vector 2006 sedan (the first with the face lift). My AC control knobs are very want out and I was trying to take the 3 knobs from other units I have. Mine is not so easy to find as it has seat ventilation too. But I can't for my life find out how to remove the knobs. Did...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I changed all disks and pads yesterday, plus a fluid change. The job went well and I am happy with the result. One thing is bothering me though, the handbrake seems to come up much higher than before. I'm not 100% sure as I rarely drive the car as it is my wife's. It does come up a helluva way...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So spoke with ECP who gave me the choice of a new thermostat and housing for £30ish notes or just the stat itself for £8, given my last motors haven't been that difficult to swap just the stat, I bought the stat alone. However, I can see the stat, I just can't figure out how to disengage both...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    HELP. Have a 9-3 Vector 2.0 Petrol was running fine had a bit of a judder every now and then so decided to change the spark plugs car was running fine roof down CD playing parked up over night and in the morning nothing SID is off no Radio. I have checked all the fuses unplugged the battery for...
  16. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    So i'm a couple of weeks into saab ownership and I have a very annoying niggle with the car, when ever i dip the clutch to change gear the revs rise 500rpm stay there for a second or so then drop. anyone got any ideas thanks
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, I have an AUTO 05 reg 1.9 TiD Saab (150bhp). I have uploaded a video to You Tube for reference. In my opinion the gear box is changing slow, i.e. holding on to the gears too long, to make it change I take my foot off the gas completely and it changes. If I try and change manually + -...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, Can anybody give me guidance regarding changing the above sensor on my 2.0L Diesel 93 Vector. I've seen several posts saying it is quite straightforward and have ordered the part. Now I'm hoping somebody can help with the job? Thanks in advance.
  19. Chat
    Hi guys, Having recently bought my Saab privately, I've waited 3 weeks for registration documents to come thru with my personalised number plate on the v5. It came today however, no tax disc? This is the first iv transferred a private plate from one car to another. I expected new tax discs...
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