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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Any Ideas !! I have 2008 93 Est 1.9tdi 150BHP with 50000 miles on the clock. Over the last couple of months i have started to notice strong exhaust fumes starting to find their way into the cabin. The smell is the strongest when at idle or at low speeds. There is no distinct colour of fumes...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi folks, was just making my way back along the motorway in torrential rain, as I came off the motorway and slowed/picked away at the end of the slip road, there was a very strong petrol vapour smell coming in the air vent. I pulled over and investigated, but no fuel smell outside the car. On...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, Long time reader, first time poster... I have a 150bhp 9-3 1.9tid 2005 I get a strong smell of exhaust fumes in the cabin when idle which goes when at speed, there is no noticeable smoke from the rear either parked or when moving.. Today, when i pulled up to a roundabout I noticed...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I'm new here having just got this 9-3 1.9 TDi 120 model year 2005. I seem to be getting an exhaust-type smell in the passenger compartment. Has anyone had this problem and do you know a cure.
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have a 2004 9-5 estate 3.0 TiD. I noticed a few weeks ago that the turbo didnt always work accompanied by dark exhaust fumes and the engine light on the dash, however it wasnt permanant and would somtimes work fine. I took it to the local garage where it got scanned and he told me it was an...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Whenever i start my 2005 SAAB 9.3 Combi there is a fumy smell in the cab. This is whether the engine is hot or cold. Also every so often the exhaust belches out black smoke, the cabin becomes very fumy and the fuel consumption drops. I normally get around 55mpg but it probably drops to...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Can anyone assist. I have just had a new intercooler fitted to my Saab 9-3 2.2TID (2003- 75K). I now have a problem of an engine 'whistle' when accelerating and exhaust fumes within the cabin, the whistle varies in pitch on acceleration and resembles a siren in the distance. I'm taking the car...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, I wonder if any of you can shed some light on this problem please. I have noticed the last few months, normally when the car is hot but the weather is very cold, I am getting some quite strong exhaust fumes inside the car. Not all the time, but it seems to be when I am stationery...
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi - my first post, hope you can help: My partner bought the above car from a colleague about 3 weeks ago - known the car for years, been reasonably cared for, nice leather seats, 83K, etc etc... Got local Saab specialist to fully service/MOT car, which included replacing part of exhaust...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Good morning, wife driving a 2000 95 2.0 ltr estate, called me this morning with engine warning light having come on and strong smell of fumes from exhaust, rang Saab up but they weren't too clear. Any ideas? thanks
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, I am new to Saabscene, but not to Saabs, having owned a 99GL and a classic 900GLE in the past. I have now returned to the fold, and have a 2005 93 TiD Vector Sport 150. I have noticed that every now and then I experience a smell of fumes coming through the vents. My wife says I am imagining...
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Anyones help would be great - now i am in the right area of the forum.... i am getting fumes inside the car when moving slowly or in traffic. there seems to be a problem with pipes perishing and crank case ventilation ventilating where its not required. any further info is appreciated and...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
  14. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I would appreciate any advice as to why my car vents exhaust fumes inside the cabin. This is not really a problem when i am on the move but in traffic i have to use the recirc setting to avoid being gased. i will take the car into my local Saab specialist but thought someone must have come...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Can anybody help. When I use the heater on my 9-3 convertible 2001 it smells of fumes. I took it back to where I bought it from and they put a smoke bomb in which cured it for several weeks. It's now just as bad and was wondering if anybody knew where I could get one from and how to put it...
  16. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Could anybody give me some advice regarding my heater. I have a saab 9-3 convertible 2001, when i put the heater on, unless it is on full I get an awful smell of fumes. I took it back to where i bought it from and they put some sort of smoke bomb in the air con unit. This worked for several...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    When I am stationary and the engine has warmed up my 9-5 2.3 auto smells of oil, inside! The dip stick looks normal and I don't seem to be loosing oil. I have it booked into a garage for a diagnosis on Friday but wondered if anyone here had any ideas what it might be.
  18. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I recently purchased a 9000, and soon encountered a strong smell of gasoline when a window is opened. There are no leaks in the tank, or the fuel system. Can anyone help?
  19. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    hi all.... i noticed this morning when i started my 9k there was a strong fuel smell for about 10 mins then seemed to go away any ideas.......... many thanks......no visual leeks
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi I keep geting wafts of petrol fumes in the car, I'm not sure if i'm just paranoid and they are coming from other cars, I am usually in town, or I have a problem. My old 9000 develped a crack in the flange in the fuel tank whilst on holiday once and me and the missus both went a bit funny in...
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