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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hiya all.......after some advise.....driving home begining of last week and had just gone past a garage. Turned right 100 yrds past said garage. No sooner had i straightened the wheel the oil light came on and engine sounding tappety......Stopped turned around and straight back to garage for a...
  2. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Is it possible to identify which of the valves is ticking? I was told this required a valve lifter replacement... Another problem is these are not available neither at local dealership nor I could find them at Elkparts. The engine is B204L and the old part N0 is 9169566. Any advice is...
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, MY 00 2.3 lpt 9-5 82k on the clock, I did the sump drop, upgraded the pcv system, used a motor flush and changed the oil twice (mobil 1 10-40 the last time...) and I still have the ticking noise.. What do you think is still causing the noise? Am I in line for a new head? I understand this...
  4. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    The hydraulic lifters that hold the rear hatch open on my '99 9-3 both experienced sudden failure. (Car has 99K on it.) The local shop quoted me $150 US, which sounds ridiculous, so I'm wondering if anyone has any experience replacing them? It looks simple enough, and I figure I can pick up a...
  5. Saabscene: Performance
    Does anybody know of a company making solid lifters for a 9-3?
  6. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Does anyone know how to replace the lifters? I have a 1991 non-turbo, automatic 9000. It's been noisy as long as I can remember, and from reading other posts, I figure it's either broken manifold studs or sticky lifters. I fifured I'd try to clean the lifters first. Thanks in advance for...
  7. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    All working. £15 ONO EACH Buyer pick-up or I can post. Phone Andy on 0798 3064662
  8. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hi all My engine has developed a classic tappet rattle on a cold start which goes away after 30 secs or so. I've been advised and also read it's the hydraulic valve lifters. Are these easy to replace? Another irritant. When I accelerate from cold there's a whistle, more like a 'rasp' which...
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