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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    So I've been searching for a Saab estate for around the £2000 Mark and have found one from a guy selling it on 78k miles. I test drove it yesterday and it drives very smoothly. I did however come across a couple of issues but I'm not sure how serious they may be. Firstly, there occasionally...
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    Limited performance low fuel pressure have read posts on here but nobody has said what the cause was please help needed
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My mystery, and choose your own adventure, if you choose to aceept. The story starts one morning, a warm 12 degrees in Melbourne. Turn the car over it starts but only gets to about 800 revs and dies, repeat times 5 and the bus becomes the next option. At this point i did have approx 50km in...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    What would cause this problem Has spark (donor Dic and tested outside) Changed CPS from donor Has fuel pressure Put donor fuelrail with injectors and hooked one, put fuel on rail but injectors are not opening?? If anyone sees this I probably have something wrong on injector jack, both pins...
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    <p class="p1">A clean engine is a more efficient engine (and also a more powerful one), so a fuel injector cleaning is an important part of maintaining your car. While you can always visit a mechanic to get this service done, this is actually one of a few maintenance items that are pretty...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, new member here, I bought a saab 9-3 off one of my friends who was thinking of scrapping it after the fuel pump failed. I stripped out a fuel pump off another saab 9-3 54 plate which was a write off but the vehicle was starting and driving. This is where the fun begins. Unfortunately...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi There, On my girlfriend saab 9-3 areo 2005 convertible both the water temp and fuel gauge have started pointing straight upwards. Has anyone have this happen to them before ? I have read that disconnecting the negative battery terminal for 15 minuets will reset the ECU is this worth a go...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys I have a 2008 1.9 ttid Sport Kombi (180BHP) with 199k on the clock. It's in good condition and I try and drive at a conservative speed most of the time plus I use a decent fuel BP Ultimate Diesel. Most of my driving is in the city so my fuel economy is not so good, however I do take the...
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    Read more about the Top 15 Best Fuel Injector Cleaners at AutoGuide.com.
  10. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    So I noticed I had a leak from one of my fuel injectors and decide to tackle this project. I bought new seals and decided to change them all out. Relieved the fuel pressure and started the disassembly got to the point of loosening the second bolt on the fuel pressure regulator and it...
  11. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Guys, I've managed to find a fuel pump for my 9-3 just waiting for it to arrive... It broke down last month after going round a corner and accelerating. I automatically assumed it was the fuel pump but now I'm not soo sure - i began to think it might be an airlock? I decided that while I...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    This is my first post, so I apologise in advance for any breach of 'etiquette' I have a 93 convertable - 1.8T version. It has suddenly become thirsty - average consumption dropped by 4 to 5 mpg. Also at same time, when engine is warmed through, on tickover I keep expecting the engine to stall...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Got a 09 9-5 Est TDI manual. Company Car with 22k on the clock. If I fill the tank all the way to the top I get only around 450 miles out of it - I read they are thirsty but this seems a little too thirsty. Would this be about right for regular Motorway/Town driving - I am a rep so maybe a...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My car is a little lumpy on tick over at lights and when stopped in traffic.I have read that this is a common fault with this car. I recently put Shell V-Power fuel in and noticed I got about 3-4 MPG better fuel economy and the revs appeared alot higher on tick over and it seamed to prevent the...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I'm thinking of doing a diy service on a 2006 1.8t vector........Anyone know how to replace the fuel filter? I'm thinking of using ATS for the oil change etc any experiences? thanks
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    This morning -7degrees and hey presto car won't start and SID displaying Water in Fuel? Has anyone had this on cold days or what could cause this? By the way I have 93SS Diesel.
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    What fuel is best fr the 2.8 Turbo, I've been or rather the mrs. has been filling up with 95 RON, should it be run on 97 or Shell V-Power or BP Ultimate and why. Never seen any improvements on other cars Ive had but this is a very modern engine so what do you use? And what is best for this...
  18. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    can anyone tell me if i need to take out the back seat to fit a fuel pump in a 93 saab 9000 cde 2.3 engine or do i have to drop out the tank from underneath
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have a 9-3 aero, auto, B205R engine with of course 205bhp. Has anyone ever put injectors from a B235R aero engine (orange bosch), into a B205R engine, (brown bosch). Would there be any problems with this change with regards to the ECU being able to manage the air mixture properly. What...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Merry Xmas everyone !!! Now the question.... On the manual which came with my MY02 9-5 Aero, it says 2.3l engine has a tank capacity of 70l. On the day I picked up my car, I had filled it up to 71l+ which makes me think it may actually has a 75l tank. Anyone has a definitive answer?
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