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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Looking to replace the centre section and the back box of my 9-3 TiD 150 exhaust. The backbox snapped off on the motorway due to bad corrosion and im just trying to indentify the correct parts i need to replace them! Here are some pictures of the current setup: It looks to me as if the back...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello everybody . I've got a bit of a confused look on my face at the mo . The reason being is that I have an issue with my cim unit ( intermittent airbag light comming on my car ), it's been traced to the ribbon inside the cim unit , so I've been looking for a replacement unit . So I took the...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Good day to you all, I wonder if you could she a little light on the drive belt pulleys for me please ?? Ive ordered what I was told was the right belt for my 2005 9 5 Aero, its a dayco belt, it had the biggest reduction from Europarts and was advised by their team it was the right one, its...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello all, I recently posted a thread regarding the issues i was having with the front suspension on my 2004 convertible. Long story short, i fitted new front springs due to a broken spring, and on completion discovered the ride height is 2 cm higher and the car is a lot more soft to drive. I...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello all, recently i discovered my 2004 1.8t 9-3 convertible had a broken front left spring. i ordered the replacement springs from lesjofers, using the chassis number. After fitting the new springs to both sides, the ride height at the front has increased by 2 cm and the car has far more body...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    I have just bought a 56 Plate 9-3 Vector Sport and I do not have bluetooth fitted, which I would like. The stereo I have is the ES2-7 Radio/6 CD Changer, which makes me think I have a 2007 car, and therefore I can change the stereo easily. Can someone more expert in these matters either...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello Guy's I have a 2005 9-5 vector Sport. I recently had to replace the D1S xenon bulbs as the old ones where so dim with age it was unbelievable. now they are nice and bright. However I was to understand that the car had Bi-xenons, but when I use the high beam it only used the H7's and I cant...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Right, so I have two broken rear coil springs . Just ordered Sachs replacement online and this is what I get: Yes, two different springs. Same part numbers on the boxes... I have contacted the seller and got sent another spring, but it is the straight one, like the one on the right. I am now...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I've searched the forum to try to find the answer to this one, but there seems to be conflicting advice, so I'm hoping someone can clear it up for me... In January I bought a 2006 9-3 1.8t (petrol), with a full service history by Whitmore Saab, with the last service performed in September...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All, Urgently hoping that someone can help me with this one. I have a 2008 9-5 Estate Vector Sport 2.0t biopower. I know its got some odd bits on it (like the Scandinavian kettle point for the engine block warmer..) but I have just tried to replace the wiper blades and the ones on the...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello All, This is my first post so please be gentle with me ! I have a 2005 9-3 Linear. I have upgraded the interior to the 1/2 leather and the alloys to the 17" aero's. I now want to upgrade the ICM1 to an ICM3. I have read so many conflicting point of view as to the process. Does it need to...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have an 03 Saab 9-5 Estate (2.0t petrol) which needs new discs and pads. I recently bought the pads and discs and today tried to fit them. The pads were fine they fitted well, however the discs are a different matter. The disc I have been given by Eurocarparts are the correct size but on my...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have had my Saab a little wile and managed to do most maintenance so far but the inevitable time is coming for Cam belt /water pump and break discs to be changed. I have been scrolling the internet including this site to price up parts but there are a few things confusing me. My Saab is a 9-3...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi folks, I'm in need of some advice. I have a 9-5 2.0 Petrol 2000MY. It had the engine replaced at the end of last year. Since the engine replacement, fuel economy has been very poor. Average 20mpg. About a month ago, the car started to lose power, seemed like a misfire, running rough, EL...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I am going to change the rear dampers on my 2001 Griiffin and have found dealers on Car Parts Conexxion that are lisitng 3 types. 8994246 REAR SHOCK ABS 8994311 REAR SHOCKS 95 98- [GREEN] 8994329 REAR SHOCKS 95 98- [WHITE] GSF also list the part as a Rear Shock ABS I am not looking for...
  16. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I know this is going to sound really stupid but i cannot get my heater to blow through the face vents and the feet ones at the same time.... it switches from one to the other fine but if i press one button (face for instance) then the foot light on the controls goes out and vice versa.... i know...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I'm in the process of buying a 9-5 2.3 SE Estate for my wife. It has full Saab Service history with all the stamps and bills at the right intervals, all MOTs, one owner. I've been over it with a fine tooth comb using the buyers guide on here and I'm very happy with the car (have test-driven it)...
  18. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    OK... HELP!! Went to get my car today after some relatively routine work had been done to pass its MOT. It hadn't been re-tested, so I said I'd take it round and get it done. Potted history: Car: 97 CSE Anniversary, 2.3 FPT. The work performed was: Replace rear brake pads Replace front...
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just noticed on my 2001 Griffin that the rear light clusters have 2 dual filament bolbs in each as well as the indicator bulb, However only one each side operates via the brakes although the lower wattage filament in both light as tail ights. Has someone fitted the wrong bulbs in one of the...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I am just looking at what spark plugs to fit on my 95 when I fit a new DIC, the owners handbook says: NGK BCPR 6ES, Elkparts says: NGK BCPR 7ES, the Haynes Manual Bosch FR 5 DP 222, I am thinking just to stick with the handbook recommendation, any other tips welcome.
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