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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hi long time Saab fan here. I have a 9-5 3.0 tid. Even my local Saab specialist B&D Hythe warned against the 3.0 95s, consequently I have not spent a huge amount on servicing as I was expecting it to fail. But two years later with no faults I want to service it myself, the question is to flush...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi all I was just wondering if anyone uses a vacuum pump to drain off the fluid from the autobox rather than draining it. The reason I ask is that thetranny fluid on my newly aquired 9-5 auto is a very brown colour and will need the 3 cycle clean process leaving a day or 2 between...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi After finally managing to remove the old boot badge - although that adhesive is a pig to remove !! The new badge I picked up on ebay doesn't seem to sit flush- little gap either side of the badge - now I have the old one off , I can see it is thinner at the sides. anyone else comeacross...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello everyone, my d/s window wiper dose not park flush with the windscreen, it a little higher than what it should do, is this the wiper motor, or something to do with the wiper arm?
  5. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Has anyone got a good procedure to flush the hydraulic steering system before putting in clean fluid?
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all Had my 9-3 2001 se auto 70,000 miles ( 150 bhp ) for 3 weeks now....loving it Had a 30min hard run the other day and as i came to a stop my oil pressure light came on for a few seconds and she started pinging at me...went off within 30 seconds and hasn't come back on since... Oil level...
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi Guys, I am thinking of flushing and replacing the automatic transmission fluid from my 96 Aero and wondered if anybody could talk me through the best procedure? I am a complete novice and so would appreciate it if any of you could advise on whats tools are required. I saw a video on youtube...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi All my 9-3 2.0 turbo is due for an oil change, which all in all is quite a simple job, however! what are the pros and cons of an engine flush! and if any good what is the best one. also what engine oil is the best to use Thanks in advance Ken
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Since I had some difficulty finding how others have flushed their transmission fluid I thought I would post up how I've done mine. I have a 97 900S 2.3L that's just clocked up 152600km. Note : Ensure absolute cleanliness is maintained. 1. Transmission drained though 24mm plug on RHS of case...
  10. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Plannning on changing oil and filters etc next week and was wondering should I flush the engine before I drop the oil. If so what works? Cheers Rayfe.
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hey folks, My camshaft is leaking oil through the power steering pump (according to my dealer), and I'll be switching out the power steering pump tonight and flushing the oil out of the power steering lines. I plan on rerouting the return line to an empty bottle, filling the reservoir with...
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I'm planning on renewing the coolant and doing an engine and radiator flush at the same time on my 2001 2.2 TiD. I was thinking of draining the existing coolant by removing the lower radiator hose and the expansion tank cap and then filling the system up with water and Holts Speedflush. I...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi saab fans my 05 2.2tid has now done 160.000 trouble free miles i have always changed oil and filter at 6000 miles and used full synthetic oil bit i have never done an engine flush would i benefit from doing one.
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi fella's i am going to service my 2002 aero next week,can anyone recommend a particular engine flush? i have never used one before but i see on here alot of you use and recommend using one. Thanks in advance.
  16. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have a M98 9-5 2.0 LPT that has already eaten one turbo just after i bought it. That was replaced by the garage that sold it to me, but I don't know if they cleaned the sump or feed pipes etc. My current problem is i'm due an oil change but don't know whether to flush the engine or not as...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Some of you might remember a previous post I posted about an 02 9-5 that I bought last may that had 78k as I thought, but in fact had considerably more. I was not too happy to say the least. Well I got a garage to drop the sump and have a look at the oil strainer etc, and just got her back today...
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    whats a two part flush
  19. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    After doing a bit of research into the Saab 9000's automatic gearbox, I came across a relatively simple procedure for flushing the complete system. Question is, has any tried it? Or if I should? Drain the pan, and refill with fresh. Disconnect the line from the torque converter to the...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Does flushing your engine oil out before filling with oil get rid of the gunk and [expletive deleted] associated with the crud in the oil sump and the oil strainer or do you have to take these off to clean them.(sorry if the terms are wrong but i don't know anything about cars.) The reason i...
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