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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi with no prior warning car started hesitating in traffic when moving but returned to idle ok. Then hesitated worse so I got to the kerb and turned off. Now wont restart. Very similar to warnings before car runs out of petrol but car has plenty of fuel 9-5 3 estate turbo manual year 2000 Any...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    It happened all of a sudden without warning, just died whilst driving normally so i rolled it to a safe place and tried cranking and it just turns over but won't fire up. Occasionally it catches for a split second but never manages to fire up fully. Does anyone have any idea what i could look...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Have suffered the ignominy of arriving home on the back of a breakdown wagon :( My '02 9-5 Aero Estate has mis-behaved for the first time ever today and I am scratching my head as to what the cause maybe - can anyone make any informed suggestions? Symptom - car has been performing faultlessly...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    went Blackpool last week, on Wednesday night whilst stationary going through the lights noticed engine note changed and a dull whine which increased with revs, quickly got out and checked belts etc everything seemed ok so carried on as no warning lights or messages other half panicked so told...
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    :( Went to my 2006 1.9 150 bhp this morning and the battery was flat. Its now running but with the eml on and the fuel gauge isnt moving up, (not sure on thermostat either) Is this a common problem and can i do anything to resolve, or is it a trip to the garage on monday?..... Thanks in...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    OK its a 54 Tid..... The Batt when I got the car 6 or so months ago, was under 2 Yrs old from Euro Car Parts ....... No advance warning nor nothing, just went "Ker Plonk"....... :eek: So I gotta Varta Blue 74AH Jobby & chucked it on ....... I did unfortunately, pay a lil over the odds for it @...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Morning, i wonder if anyone can give me some advice. 9-5 2.2 TiD estate on a 54 plate (2005) 159,000 miles. Its been running fine, no problems starting & does at least 60 miles per day on the M5/M42. This morning wouldn't turn over, clicked a bit but wouldn't fire. Used jump leads off the wifes...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Bl**dy TTID died, **RESOLVED** Hi all. Any ideas? This is the mail I sent to the garage who have the car. Really loosing confidence in this car, especially after wanting one for so long! Driving at 25mph and suddenly a jolt and display showed traction control/ stability control failure and...
  9. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, just want some advice from the forum about my Saab 900 ,just got the news from my garage that my engine has gone they took the wheel off and put a breaker bar on crank pulley and could not turn engine over,so it looks like the timing chain has broke,had the car since 2003 and my mate had it...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My 2005 9-5 2.2tid has been running fine all day then with no warning just cut out and won’t start code P1625 is showing and the temp gauge wasn’t reading anything and I think the engine management relay in the footwell clicks like mad occasionally it will fire put 3 seconds later dies again...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Not sure if anyone can help but I started the car today and the SID, SatNav/Stereo, roof opening switch all do not work (air con works fine)? The last thing that I did was to wash and wax it Saturday but it has been sat since. Now I have checked in the owners manual and can find that...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My sons 2000 9-5 2.3 automatic had shut off on him a few days ago. He started it, backed out of a parking spot, put it into drive and the car completely shut off. He put it into park, and restarted it, the ACC system restarted (showing O), and he drove it home with no more issues (5 miles)...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Yet more problems! Wife was driving my 54 reg. 93 1.9 tid (150) when it just cut out and died. Would not start at all just turned over and would not fire up. Called the rescue services and fault diagnosed as CPS failure, got it towed to my local garage where I advised them of the fault found by...
  14. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, My cd multichanger is now showing NO Magazine although even though the magazine is in it. It has always worked perfectly but now nothing. Even when I slid open the cover the cassette with the cd's does not pop out... The car stereo Cd player in the dash is working fine though. I have...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Can any body please give me any ideas as to what has caused my 95 to die? It's currently in my local saab dealers and has now been there a week and i'm still none the wiser. I was on my way on holiday with my family and was towing a caravan, we had covered about a 120 miles and she was going...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all Had my 05 reg 9-3 for 3 weeks and it has died! Just been towed home from the local supermarket by a very nice RAC man. The engine will turn over but then slowly cuts out and there is no throttle response at all. He reckoned that it was the main fuel pump. Said that there was a pre-pump...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all 1st post, I have owned this 54 plate 1.9 TiD 120 for 6 months now and I love it :crazy: . Has been down on power lately and 2 days ago I turned A/C on and engine management light came on and it went into limp mode, drove car home and did about 40 miles in limp mode. I arranged a...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My Saab 9-3 (55 plate) just died completely the key won't come out of the ignition and nothing works the RAC guy checked fuses, battery everything - can't find anything wrong the garage after 45 minutes working on it have failed to find anything This sounds expensive :eek:
  19. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    The engine cut out when idling in traffic this morning in my 97P Saab 9000 2.0 Turbo CSE. It now won't restart. Does anyone have any ideas of what this could be due to and what I need to do to fix it? It has never happened before. It was raining quite heavily this morning but the engine...
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