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  1. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I got a strange noise when moving the gear lever to the right side, second gear, return gear, 5th gear. It sound like there is a kind of a spring which makes "ping":confused: it sounds like there would be penny hitting shortly metal.:eek: Has anyone an idea? Regartds Bill
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All My 2006 1.9 tid cabrolet as recently decided not to select 6th gear first time. Gentle increase speed all gears select OK until changing from 5th to 6th it feels like something just stops the gears lever moving into 6th gear. I have noticed if I press clutch come from 5th to neutral...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just about to change my gear linkage assembly so brushed up on the instructions which all sounds fairy easy..... but what I'm in need of a something I can use as gearbox locking pins. I'm assuming I can just push a stainless steel rod / bar into the holes but trying to find out what size. If...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, my 2007 tid cabriolet’s 6 speed box stiffened up a few months ago and the gearstick wouldn’t self-centre. I bought the gear turret bush kit from eBay, fitted it and all was well. Unfortunately, now I have trouble changing into reverse. 1st and 2nd gears are a little stiff but mostly okay...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Ive got a SAAB 93 1.9tdi 2008. After a long journey in the summer I had a juddering problem when in first, second and somtimes thrid gear when I'm below 2000 revs. After a week of driving it sorted it self out. I went on another long journey last weekend and it's started again. Car is fine at...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    took my car to get a new clutch and flywheel done for the 9-3 ss 2.0T 2003. got it back but i can't select 2nd, it just hts like a brick wall and won't go in to gear. ? also 6th is the same it just won't go in gear. i can sometimes get it to go in 2nd if i goto neutral then 1st then into 2nd...
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hello all It is a 1997 Saab 900SE with no mechanical issue about 100K miles. I took it to a Saab mechanic that after scanning the car told me it is the sensor that malfunction. I was told that this sensor is backorder for almost 6 months (if ever) and it is over 500$ for this part. Is there a...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi People, I'm new here and I have a problem with my 93 1.9CDTi 150. The gearstick has recently become very tight to move,especially 1st,2nd and reverse. Is it the gear selector mechanism on top of the gearbox as I've heard it might be. Two questions, is it easy enough to remove without causing...
  9. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi all, Being new here this is my first listing of an item for sale. I have this weekend picked up a Hirsh interior for my 9-5 Hot and as it is manual do not neet the Auto Carbon Gear Lever & Mechanisum. The Ebay listing number is 200850392752 Welcome to offers Contact - 0758 1445094 -...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all I am looking for some help with my 1.9 150 diesel manual. When changing from 1st to 2nd I grinds. If I do a slow gear change then it is fine. Just had a clutch and DMF and the problem is still there. Is there a quick fix or is it a gearbox out job and looking at the synchromesh? I look...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Please can anyone help me remove the gear knob and panel on my 9-3 Aero auto :confused: I have found out that you place gear lever in drive, twist retaining collar and move down, press in button and lift off the knob Im very nervous about what problems I will have when trying to refit it and...
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My 2001 9-3 Aero may have an issue, not sure. On acceleration and deceleration the gear stick moves approx 2.5cm forward and then back, particularly under hard acceleration. Is this normal or something to do with the gearbox mounts? There are no undue vibrations at all when driving, changing...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi folks, The insert on my leather gear knob is looking shabby, copper seems to be showing through now, is there anywhere to buy a new insert, I have trawled the net and Ebay, but they dont seem to cater for the lift up reverse with the odd shape on the later models. Anyone recommend a...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys! Have an 05 manual 93 aero, when she's cold 1st to 2nd (unless I'm really slow and deliberate) crunches, not so it won't go into gear but as if Ive only got the clutch half engaged (clutch is always pressed to the floor) down shifting 3rd to 2nd and 2nd to 1st is absolutely fine. Any...
  15. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have a '97 SAAB 900 S Automatic Convertible. I have a code 0705. The part I need is called by three different names and I'm trying to locate the part. Does anyone know for sure if Neutral Safety Switch / Transmission Range Sensor / Gear Position Sensor are actually different names for the same...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi all. thought id have a go to improve the gear selection from 1st to 2nd to 3rd. i thoroughly reviewed how to go about this using google and a couple of forum advice. After downloading the official SAAB F40 gearbox aadjustment sevice bulletin i thought yeah that looks quite simple and gave...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I've seen lots of posts on this subject but has anyone got instructions on how to remove and service the turret?? Mine has the usual symptoms of not centreing and is very tight. Ordered the kit from 2stroke but would like to have some idea of how to complete the job before I rip it to pieces!!
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I am the world's worse when it comes to all things mechanical . I have a 2005 1.9 TiD Saab 93 estate, the gear knob keeps springing off when driving what can I do about it other than cross me fingers when a gear change is needed mid jourmey.
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I live in a hot climate and recently I have noticed that when I drive along a normal road the gear change on the auto box is smooth with no probs but when I turn off and drive up my hill (which is rather steepish and winding) it has problems changing from second to third... you can hear and...
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