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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I'm looking at buying a used 167,000 TTid 2008 estate. I know this is a long shot but the dealer says he drove it for 150 miles and it drove fine except a bit of smoke occasionally. No loss of power. He reckons is probably a split induction pipe. I have read up it's quite common. If I go to...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Im finding the steering heavy on my Saab 93 i've bought, and due to health reasons heavier steering is an issue . I've taken it to a Saab specialist and they said the steering is fine nothing wrong with it and the reason i'm finding the steering heavier than i expected is mine is a petrol and...
  3. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Now sold I am selling my wife’s Saab 9-3 diesel convertible (blue roof). It is a 2006 (registered December 2006) anniversary edition, which is cerulean blue with cream interior. It has the factory fitted Hirsch Performance upgrade giving is 180bhp I believe. It is automatic and has done...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    There has been discussion on this forum regarding the problems some of us have experienced with the 1.9 150 bhp diesel going into “limp home mode” – it’s happened to me three times over the past 18 months. There seem to have been several explanations (see recent thread) on what might be...
  5. Miscellaneous, FOR SALE and WANTED
    For sale a DIESEL 1996 (N reg) Ford Mondeo 1.8TD LX Hatchback finished in Silver. MOT till 21st June 2008. Road Tax expires end of Dec 2007. Mileage 127k. New Brake Pads and Discs fitted for MOT. Recent new Alternator and Exhaust Heated front screen, Remote key fob, central locking with...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I hope this is allowed; please forgive me if not; I'm just trying to help out. Whilst looking for a petrol turbo for my 9-3 I came across this bargain. If you are in the market for a turbo to fit a diesel 9-3 go have a look Here. I hope that someone benefits from this; I rang, and it's still...
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys. Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations? I'm looking to spend about 7K on a decent looking SAAB diesel, 9-5 maybe. Is this achievable? Any help welcome. ta ta
  8. Saab News
    This one's for the Aussies out there today. If I had my act together and was more experienced at this sort of stuff, this is the sort of thing I'd have liked to do whilst at the Diesel and BioPower launch last January in Brisbane. A good presentation. My memories of that day and the...
  9. Saab News
    [ Saab Australia ] The new Saab 9-3 range features bold, more assertive looks, reflecting a series of powertrain improvements that include the introduction of all-wheel-drive and more powerful diesel, petrol and BioPower (E85) engines ... View the full article
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I've been happily motoring in my 900 2.3i XS Talladega for 4 years now. Apart from the battery replacement and the odd flat tyre I've had no problems at all. My daily commute has just increased so I've just bought a 9-3 2.2 SE TiD (2002). 65000miles with a full dealer service history, all...
  11. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    my father law has a 99t 2.2 tid and it used to fly fast and about a month ago it must have lost about 20 to 30 bhp , as he only potter around with revs below 2000rpm all the time hes never really noticed it , the only thing hes noticed is the engine light keep on coming on every now and again...
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I've a 2001 9-3 tid 2.2 and had the aircon man out with me yesterday to re-gas her. Turns out though that the pump and some valve has gone. He said the valve's about £50 but the pump could be about £400. I went and got a quote for a used one online for £210 delivered. However - I'd heard that...
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Guys, My 9-3 2.2 diesel has given up the ghost and will not start after lying idle for 2 months The engine cranks over well enough, with a new battery fitted and well charged but it will not cough or try to run The Airflow sensor was fitted in February and the car had been running...
  14. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Saab 9-5 Vector 2.2 Turbo Diesel Saloon MY 2003 5 Speed Automatic 109,000 Miles with Full Saab Service History 11 Months MOT and 5 Months Tax Included 3/4 Black Leather In Pristine Condition, Inside and Out 17" Saab Alloys with Nearly New Tyres all around £7150.00 or sensible offers Tel. 07773...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Has anyone had any tuning done to a 9-5 3.0 diesel on here. I bought one last week a 2001 Vector and was wondering if there was anything available. Cheers, Deano.
  16. Saab Recommendations
    I am looking for information about a 1989 SAAB 900 Turbo 2.3L Diesel. I have been all over google and have yet to find any information that is about the diesel. I can find plenty of information on the gas version but nothing about the diesel. Can anyone out there tell me more about this car...
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