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  1. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hello folks, Bit of a sad weekend there. My 900 got trashed in an accident. I was just about to go around a gentle bend when the car locked up on me and skidded into a farmers gate. The front end is smashed in, but this is not my main concern. I'm more concerned about what caused the lockup to...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have been having an issue with the drive belt keep coming off in wet weather. Each time it has been refitted a the car has been fine, however the last time it got refitted there was a screaching on start up. With this the I left the car on the drive until i had time to get a new drive belt...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    I an 04 (54) Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0T, it has a sat nav installed although I don't know if it was fitted from birth? all the options work, Radio,CD, and you can select Aux from one of the media menus, if I select sat nav it gives you a page telling you its your responsibility and all that and asks you...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi fellas ,drive belt squealing a bit ,does this drive crankshaft and alternator on 9-3 2.2 tid 2003,if so if its slipping could be not turning crankshaft quick enough.
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi guys The drivebelt on my 2005 saab 9-5 2.2 diesel looked very slack ......so I took things apart today. I have found the part number for the tensioner (which has loads of play)but not for the drive belt. I rang my local europarts and they said there are 5 or 6 for my model (with...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My wife drove into the garage, left the ignition key in the mid possition, and the drive selector in Neutral ! Cannot start car, key will not turn to the right, and drive selector immoveable. Before she is executed (AFTER she has cooked Christmas Lunch) can anyone help. I seem to remember that...
  7. New Member Introductions.
    Hi am struggling getting connected and posting a question can somebody please help me ,, I have just driven 750 miles from the uk ,my car is a great drive ... But on route my oil level warning light came on the level is fine though I topped it up a bit ,, I have cleared the msg on dash but it...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I was coasting down a hill in N when I accidentally put the car into Drive as the car was still rolling backwards. The car jerked, I slam brake and put back into Neutral. Does this damage the engine/transmission? From googling around there is apparently something called a "torque convertor" to...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I'm baffled by this issue and could use some help. Background: 2002 9-5 aero 5 speed auto trans, new valve body from dealer less than 10k miles on it, not sure actual miles on transmission itself cause it is a used one and was there when i purchased the car (overall miles 180k or so), all...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, Quick introduction, I'm Graham and we bought our first Saab a week ago. It's a 1998 2.0 SE Convertable with 87,000 miles. Today though, it appears that the idler pulley for the serpentine belt/ aux drive belt exploded, taking the drive belt with it which is now in bits all over the engine...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    What makes you passenger "fasten your seatbelt " stay lit and drive you bonkers Well it nearly drove me into a mental home ( my little chineese one says I belong there :confused:)the passenger seatbelt warning light staying on . So I stumped up the guts to change it , I will do a little write...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi i have a problem with the automatic transmission, the driver until it gets hot. then stops the drive turn it off for a minute and turn it so it works for a minute then it does not work again have renovated the entire box with a pro and he sad it is not the box I have been on the software with...
  13. 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...
  14. New Member Introductions.
    Hello I have just put a deposit down on a 2007 9-3 1.9 Vector Sport and have arranged a test drive for tomorrow. I meant to have put this question a little earlier but if anyone can give me some pointers I would be most grateful. The dealer has offered me an extended warranty for £250 so I...
  15. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all, Took a 2.8T v6 Auto Estate ('06 plate - 60k on clock) for test drive the other day. Very nice indeed, smooth power delivery and exceptionally comfortable even with hardened sports suspension. I did notice the brakes weren't nearly as responsive as my current car (Mercedes C220) and...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My 2006-built Saab 9-3 AERO Combi (2.8L Engine) stopped giving out cool air recently. Technician in garage suggested that the A/C evaporator needs to be replaced...but the price is way out of budget! I found many good deals on the A/C evaporator part from the internet, yet most of them are from...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. I have a 9-3 tid linear and the engine management shows a p0400 (and p0400 p - what is this??) I removed the egr, cleaned it and cleared the fault. The light stayed off for 2 days and about 30 miles then came back on. So I took it off again and this time removed and cleaned the solenoid...
  18. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi all, i know it is long shot, very long shot. But since i am looking to move to live to mainland i am looking for SAAB for myself. Previously owned 9-3SS 1.9Tid Linear 2005 120bhp. What i am looking is one of the Aeros, 9-5 2.3T Aero 2001+ (preferably estate) or 9-3 2.0T Aero or 2.3T Aero...
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My 9-3's windows can Inch by inch down (Pending on how long ya presses it) Or Express down ...... GREAT ...... But will they EXPRESS up ?..... Will they F'k.... (NO) They won't .... What's that all about ? ..... Perhaps I'm not bashing the button right :mad:
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