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  1. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    FOUND - WANTED C900 '91 petrol flap mount EDIT - ALL SORTED. Hi, anybody breaking a C900? I have a '91 in slow restore phase and am looking for the mounting piece for the petrol flap (it seems the "restorer" I first used has lost this). message me with what you might have. Thanks, Pete
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi there, Does anyone here know how to remove completely the fuel flap on a 2008 9-3 TTID? Some hooligans just dented very badly my car and I have started to try fix it but no luck, so my last resort it will be removing the fuel flap and go from there. Hopefully...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Ok so ive had a look and the swirl bar seems to be buggered. It moves side to side when gently revved no 1 and 2 are firmly attached however 3 is attached but lifts off freely and number 4 is not attached to anything. Around the number 4 is what appears to be some mastic or silicone rubbery...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello, A few days ago our 3 year old daughter was carrying out her usual 'Preventative Maintenance Review' of Mummy's car, when she discovered that the Petrol Flap no longer locked. Having passed her fault report onto our Service Department (me),I whipped the lining out of the boot and removed...
  5. Part number requests
    Required for 2008 93 vector sport saloon
  6. Non Saab advice
    Ok last week got a call from my leading company , van due 2 year break fluid change , takes half an hour , ( van done 56.000 miles but 2 years old ) next service due 60.000 miles , Ok so went in bloke came out and said -------- front breaks worn , wipers shot , o/s/r tyre has nail in . Just...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Bit odd this but I've noticed my fuel filler flap isn't closing and not dead locking when centrally locked. I think I must be missing a catch or something but I'm not sure what the mechanism looks like. I wondered if anyone could suggest anything or take a couple of close up pics of what it...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, im planning to disengage the swirl flaps this weekend with first job being to take the motor out of the equation. Can someone help me locate and detail how to remove the rod that is connected to the no3 swirl flap? Thanks!
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    For anyone who wants to remove the swirl flaps on their TTID pls see below. I did this on my 2008 TTiD last weekend, its on 84k, and well looked after. I think I got lucky... I found a partially broken flap on cylinder 1. Nearly half of it was missing, with the rest hanging on its post /...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I have a 2007 1.9 TiD (150). Once or twice on a long run (or sometimes short run), the car will emit swirling clouds of blue/black smoke. There is no effect on performance, which is fine, and the smoke completely disappears if the engine is stopped and immediately restarted. This problem...
  11. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi Folks, I thought I'd share my experience in changing out the recirc flap motor on my 1997 9000 Anniversary. I had a couple of instances of the widscreen fogging up in cold weather and after checking this site and the position of the flap, I guessed it was the flap motor playing up. The...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    The fuel flap of my 9-3 Sport Estate doesn't open. Anyone an idea to open it mechanically? Any solution is more than welcome before a run out of gas.
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Would any body know If a the fuel flaps are the same on a 9-3 as a 9-5(diesel)Managed to bend mine slightly and now a pain to open. Plenty of 9-3 ones about but am struggling with finding a 9-5 onefor a sensible price
  14. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi Folks, My Luxury 1997 2.0 CSE Anniversary has been intermittently fogging up and when I look behind the pollen filter, I see the recirc flap stuck fully up. I've been able to push it back down which clears the problem for a while but having read the posts above, I'm resigned to changing the...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all whilst I was fitting a new battery, I started up the 1.9tdi engine I heard a rattle. Took the engine cover off and had a look, I saw down by the heater plugs a shinny kinked bar that had 4 round posts on it at equal spaces. I could see it had come off 4 posts with pins on which could be...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, I have recently purchased a 2007 saab 9-3 vector sport (150) diesel estate, but the unlock button on the key fob is not working, I can't get a replacement until next week (everything else on key fob works fine). This was fine until I tried to re-fuel and found that the fuel flap is...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I'm new to this forum and am hoping that somebody can help me. I recently purchasedf a 2005 9-3 TiD (150 bhp) Saab and have had an on going issue for several weeks. I had the usual EML come on and fault code P2279. I carried out all of the usual repairs, new EGR valve, new MAP sensor, checked...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    http://www.partsforsaabs.com/product_info.php?cPath=105_581&products_id=4656
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Great cars when they are working but some costly problems if they go wrong. Although the TiD's had swirl flap failures this does not AFAIK result in the destruction of the engine as it does with the TTiD......
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Would that terra clean stuff not clear out the whole lot..??? Does it not clean from fuel inlet right through to exhaust Anyone had it done For 90 bucks if it works is well worth the dough surely
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