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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My 2001 9-5 SE coasted to a stop on Christmas eve. After having it towed home I determined the fuel pump has pumped its last. The car has about 155K miles so not too bad for a pump but not great. I should have he new pump assembly in by the week end. Ordered the ProParts replacement pump...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi guys, just thought i would let you know that i have breathed some new life into my 1999 9-5. I have fitted an ECU that is viggen stage 1 tuned for red injectors and so swapped the green injectors for red ones. Just to add a little more grunt i have installed a digital chip tuning box from pro...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Now then, Have recently fitted a second hand new TB but it didnt come with a gasket / O ring. My old throttle body had a perfectly circular O ring with no squared off section as are the ones for sale on PFS etc. Problem is the old O ring was absolutely massive when i removed and simply couldnt...
  4. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Guys, For those who don't jump between the different sections, I am commencing stripping the engine from one of my 'spare' 9000's to fit in a 9-5. This means that the rest of it becomes a 'spares' car so lots of bits available. It's a '95 2 litre LPT in Ruby red with Rocky black interior. PM...
  5. Chat
    I'm currently in A&E in Belfast as I write this. Don't worry my car is fine, I was a passenger in my mates car and his car slid on a bad bend, hit the bank and flipped over. Just me and him in the car, he wasn't speeding the road was very slippy with rain and whatever else. We're ok, lucky to...
  6. Chat
    Came across a Vectra SRI dieseling its heart out today :ohmy: ...... The occupants were stood around looking gobsmacked..... Handily enough I had a soopah sharp coarse bladed knife on me as I had been chopping up some tyres for a project I was doing..... I'd just managed to get the bonnet open...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Seems that a bit of research tells me that if teh injectors are starting to ge the engine can sound very noisey ( mine does off and on ) and the sump can get contaminated with diesel ( mine has been but was it all to do with the old software?). They are 104k miles now, I'm averaging 43mpg...
  8. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, New member of the Saab club here (well my wife is technically, but I lead the interest!). Bought yesterday and picking up next Saturday a 2007 9-3 Vector diesel convertible in Black with parchment leather. Absolutely chuffed to bits and can't wait to collect it! I will be no doubt...
  9. New Member Introductions.
    Hey saabies! New to the scene and have no idea what I'm getting myself into. Just baught a 91 Saab 9000 CD non T auto. Having tranny issues and dont know what to do! AHHHHH... Anyways, hoping to get some advice and meet some cool people.
  10. New Member Introductions.
    hello everyone i have been in and around saabs my whole life, the only cars my parents ever bought... 900s, 95s, 9000 carlssons, 9000 aeros its been impossible to get away from them! I had a lot of honda crxs my self but now i have two 1994 2 litre LPT 9000s, one on the road, one in spares in...
  11. New Member Introductions.
    Looking forward to learning all there is to know about a great vehicle. :cheers:
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I will getting rid of my 07 (old shape) 150 TiD 9-3 estate :(, which I as run as a company car, around xmas/new yr time as its already on 110k and will be on about 120k by then. So I thought I'd ask what my fellow Saab drivers would purchase within following criteria; Diesel Estate, no older...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi there guys, sorry if this is in the wrong section, kinda new at this! So I have a 2006 aero 2.0T with 65k and I seem to have a problem the the battery system, I can leave it overnight and it will start fine the next day, leave it at work all day and again it will start fine but it I leave it...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello all, I've decided that my 9-3 will last as long as I can possibly keep it alive! The transmission oil, auxiliary drive belt, brake fluid and spark plugs have been replaced at 70,000 miles. I keep an eye on the front suspension coils for failure but I do need to replace rear bushes as...
  15. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Just a round-robin from those who have a great(er) experiance, (than me). Im trying to get an understanding of the life expectancy of a fuel pump. yep thats right mine has failed, circa 135,000 miles :( and im trying to find if its worth getting a 2nd hand unit or not ? ALSO HAS...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys I have recently fitted a new EGR and finally switched the ECU light off, only for it to come back on after a week with error code: P0380 General Glow Plug Error. I have cleared the code but the error has come back after 2 weeks. I dont know when the glow plugs were last changed or if...
  17. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    2 years ago, My life changed forever, I had a major stroke which left me with a slow left side movement,Bit of a blow at 47. Luckily I can now drive again. Previous to my stroke, I had all sorts of performance cars, Escort Cosworth, Mitsubishi Evo, Now I find it a lot easier to drive an...
  18. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have 5 or 6 one litre bottles of the orange long life coolant if anyones interested.Its usually around a tenner from Saab but I can sell these for £5 a bottle. Cant post these as they cost about £6 to send via GPO. I,m in Merseyside so they have to be collected I,m afraid. If anyone wants a...
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Mine has been diagnosed as being warped after only 21500miles? Last car (MY02 Aero) lasted 100k miles? Do I have a case under warranty for replacement? Original pads still have 70% life left in them. Thoughts/advice welcomed regards Mark
  20. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, hope you can help, I'm have a W reg (2000) 93 and need to locate a live (not switched) feed behind the dash. Anyone know of a easy pick up point, or do I need to trace it over to the fuse box?. Thanks
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