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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    hi, this is the ist time i posted here,had my 9-3 convertible 2004 for about 6 mths,been ok ,In sept i had to go to airport early,on dark misty morning and the lights i found abysmal,I went to get some new bulbs when i got back.I decided to get osram nightbreakers,all seemed good,the local motor...
  2. New Member Introductions.
    I have Saab aero 2.3l 2007 . When the motor is cold the car is very alive and perform the turbo boost reaches the red area easily, but after about 20 mins of drive with normal motor temp the performance dropping down significantly and the boost is not reaching the red area at all . Any ideas ...
  3. New Member Introductions.
    hi I have recently bought a saab 9-5 1.9 tid auto 2006 plate. It had an after market pioneer stereo fitted, however the sat nav original stereo was in the boot. I disconnected the after market stereo and fitted the original saab denso sat nav, all cables were present but the black af cable had...
  4. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Hi I'm new to this forum. I have a 2010 / 2011 Saab 9-5 vector and have come across a problem. The battery failed, wiper blades activated once, hazards flashed and keyfob message appeared on display. Changed the battery and all is fine except the trip computer and the odometer have stopped...
  5. 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...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone,I have this strange problem on saab 93 year 2004 2.2 tid vector sport fully equiped. Left side drivers side that is window is doing (or not doing) the following: 1.Once pressed down window goes down fine. 2.Once pressed up nope you need to hold it up all the way. 3.There is no pinch...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone, I have this strange problem on saab 93 year 2004 2.2 tid vector sport fully equiped. Left side drivers side that is window is doing (or not doing) the following: 1.Once pressed down window goes down fine. 2.Once pressed up nope you need to hold it up all the way. 3.There is no pinch...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Evening all. For the second time I'm the owner of Saab 9-5 Aero. Very excited as this is a fully loaded model, even has sunroof! Anyway I got it for cheap and as such it's not perfect. I have collected a laundary list of issues I'd like to resolve as I'm one of those people who like it all to...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Saab Experts --- I am a new owner of a Saab 93 Aero. I bought it thinking the issues were minor and thought I could fix them fairly easily..Boy was I wrong! I can't get the alarm to stop going off on it's own...it's like a ghost is controlling it....very strange. Issues: - After I shut the...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi My 2001 2.2 tid is having starting issues, the starter seems to turn over to slowly, i've replaced the battery but it doesn't seem to make any difference, its not to bad when the cars recently been started but first start of the day it really struggles, it sounds like the battery is going...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, hopefully someone out there can assist me with a query. I have a Saab 9-3 160 TTiD, on a 60 plate done 6k miles. One of the reasons I changed from my Mondeo was that the Saab was going to be cheaper to run, and it is on road tax and insurance (by nearly £200 !) but try as I might I can not...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi, ive had starting issues which i am hoping is related to the fuel return line. Ive searched and searched and cant find any refernece for its location nor fitting methods. I am capable of such jobs (with some direction) but wonder if anyone can help me out to identify the hoses i need to check...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi , new to the forum ..have a problem .. 2007 sport 9-3 1.8 .. started misfiring a few days ago ... just had a full service today AND coil pack ( rail ) replaced was fine till i done a 5 mile stretch on a long road soon as i reached 70mph the problem re-appeared ..any ideas ?
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just had the aux lead connected by a garage who said they had enabled the aux on the Tech-II but there's nowhere to select it on the stereo. Trying the usual stuff ive seen online about pressing the CD button twice and SRC from the steering wheel doesnt seem to work. Garage were going off to...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all ,my first post so be gentle (lol) After years of admiring saabs and only ever owning an 1986 900 t-16 i thought i would treat myself and bought a 1 owner fsh 2003 aero 9-3 98k lovely car .but after owning for a couple of weeks ive noticed that the gearbox (6spd)is really notchy especially...
  16. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi I have a problem with my 03 9-3, the spring in the gear knob forces the gear knob to pop off, I can get a used one from Neo Saab for £30 the complete unit with the leather attached, is this an easy thing to install myself or is it going to be a nightmare??? thanks
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Following on from the issues with the still unresolved issues with the stereo and sid, simple question and probably a dumb one. I have swapped out the SID unit on my 2005 Vector Convertable from my 2003 Aero to see if it solved the sid problems. No such luck, however the roof on my vert noi...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi apologises as im sure this has been done to death I have just purchased a 2005 vector convertable. The stereo is not working. What are the obvious things to check. It is fused and lights up when the lights are on. But nothing else. Additionally the SID was working when i looked at the car...
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Guys, had a bit of stuttering under 2.5k RPM and no again the car stutters at speed so I asked local garage to clean the EGR. They did it and it seemed to improve, its recently started happening again and I also had an engine management light coming on too, although at times the EML went off...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi all :confused: i have developed an issue with my 02 areo estate. when starting every thing is fine. however as the car starts to warm up and i come to a stop the engine revs and the turbo boost start to increase and fall . however when it reaches normal temp the problem stops. any ideas please
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