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  1. TTiD oil change intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, I am pretty old school when it comes to oil changing (especially on Diesels).. I know "The Book" suggests every 18k miles but for me on a Diesel that is waaaay too long an interval. My gut tells me to do the oil and filter at half that (and even that is PLENTY long enough in my...
  2. Extended service intervals a load of flip flap !

    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...
  3. 2008 Saab TTiD sportwagon (180bhp) - Service intervals?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I did a search but no one seems to agree.... is it every 18k on these? Thanks Don
  4. Auto Dimming Mirror & Service Intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Let me start by saying this is my first Saab I've owned so I'm very clueless! I've got a Saab 9-3 estate with convenience pack however how do I know if my Auto Dimming Mirror works? Also it's currently on 50k with FSH and cambelt changed in 2011 however it's saying next service is 63% main...
  5. Confusion over service intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I've searched the forum to try to find the answer to this one, but there seems to be conflicting advice, so I'm hoping someone can clear it up for me... In January I bought a 2006 9-3 1.8t (petrol), with a full service history by Whitmore Saab, with the last service performed in September...
  6. Service intervals - and advice from my indie

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Had an intermediate service done today after 18k miles. My indie said the Oil was like sludge and advised to have another oil change in 10k miles as in their opinion 18k miles is too long to wait for an oil change. They also mentioned Sol-X helps with keeping the DPF clean & lumpy idlling- so I...
  7. Saab service intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all After 3 years since my last Saab 95 Aero I'm thinking of returning and getting a Saab 93 Aero. Nothing too fancy, probably a 04-05 plate car as they are available for £4-5k without any difficulty on Autotrader :-) Anyhow I was curious, a lot of the cars I see seem to be getting sold...
  8. Service Intervals - 9-5 3.0t

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All, Please can someone let me know what the normal service intervals for a 9-5 3.0t are and is there a service light that comes on to tell you when it is needed? Many thanks, JesTTer
  9. Service Intervals?

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, Bought a 1.9 TiD 9-5 Estate (06 Dame Edna) from Western Saab in Glasgow in Feb. No complaints, the car is great. However, Western have called recently telling me that the car is due a service. I'm not convinced that this is really required though and think they may just be trying squeeze a...
  10. SAAB 9-5 Aero HOT - Service intervals

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I just bought a 57 plate 9-5 Aero HOT with 10K on the clock. It was an ex-rental car from what I can work out. There's no service history with the car nor warranty info', this is 'going to be chased and sent on to me....' by the car dealership. Can anyone tell me how often this car...
  11. Cambelt intervals

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My Saab 9-5 3.0 TiD is coming upto 110,000 miles and I thought I would just find out what the intervals were. If anyone knows pleaes tell me. Thanks.
  12. 9-3 TiD Service Intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, I got my 9-3 1.9TiD 120 back in January and touch wood I am very impressed - no problems at all. It came with full service history as below: Service 1: 21800 Miles 29/05/06 Intermediate Service 2: 37900 Miles 26/09/07 Intermediate and Full Service 3: 55900 Miles 15/09/08 Intermediate...
  13. Dumb question about service intervals ...

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I'm in the process of buying a high-mileage 2005 9-3 1.9TiD (which I think, but am not entirely certain, is the 150ps version). I had a mechanic (from The AA) inspect it, and his report indicates that it's due a service - his book shows that the service interval is 18,000 miles, it was...
  14. 900 service intervals

    Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    i`ve got me saab on 254,000 miles.does anyone know when roughly it would have been last serviced if the correct servicing schedule has been followed?its a 2l 16v engine with air con.
  15. 3.0 TiD Service Intervals

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I purchased a 54 plate 3.0TiD 7 months ago with only 22,000 miles on the clock. I have since added another 11,000+ so I went to my local Saab dealer in Colchester to inquire about the next service. It had previously been serviced on an annual, rather than mileage based, schedule due its low...
  16. 9-3 Service intervals

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
  17. 9-3 Service intervals

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, I'm in search of some help and forgive me if I've posted this in the wrong place as it's my first post!! I have a 5 month old Saab 9-3 Cab Aero TTid. It has a guide service interval of 18,000 miles. My service indicator has come on at 11,000. I've called my saab dealer who told me to...
  18. Service intervals on MY08 aero

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Right, I give up. Searched the Saab GB website, the service book and the handbook, but can't see if it's 12k or 18k on my car. I thank you all in advance. Also, I always treat the previous 2.0lpt (On sale here and likely to be for a while at that price!) a 6000mile full synth interim change...
  19. 1.9 TiD Cam Belt & service intervals?

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    More mundane questions. Sorry. Is the 1.9TiD chain or belt camshaft drive? And if the latter, what is the replacement schedule? Lastly, what is the general service schedule on 9-5 1.9? I'm looking at a 9-5 with 55000 miles on it. Hate to have big bills as soon as I get it. :( Thanks.
  20. service intervals?

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I've just got a 2002 (facelift) 9-5 Arc estate. 3.0t auto. it has a full service history from new from the same dealer. I didn't really take much notice of the service book when I bought it, other than to check it was full of official looking stamps at regular intervals. However, checking it...