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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to Saabs and new to here and unfortunately have a poorly 9-3 :(
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, This has been evolving over last few months. Driving one day and smoke started to come into cabin and from under car, on inspection around car noticed it had spat bits from the dpf out, since then have had a few codes that can’t be removed plus the fuel gauge, on starting goes straight to...
  3. New Member Introductions.
    Howdy fellow SAAB smitten brethren. I just bought a C900 turbo 8 V on eBay! At 21 I said someday I would have one. Now at 56 I have one! Have had 3 GM Saabs, but this one is special. Got her in Preston England, now back in Limerick Ireland and all is well. She is in super condition, but there...
  4. New Member Introductions.
    I just picked up an 2003 saab 9-3 2.0 turbo linear that was basically left for dead because it had so many small problems, for example it was jump started and amp1 went out, wipers not working at all but motor makes noise. Was misfiring but fixed with new ignition coil and etc. lots of...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, I have a 2009 93 Aero TTid 180bhp and yesterday when I was shifting the gear from 2nd to 3rd ( after driving for about 20 minutes) the engine began to rev by itself at full revs and lots and lots of white smoke coming out of the silencers. I tried to switch it off by the key, but it...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    So I have had my car for about a week and a half and while I have it running incredibly smoothly I am running through a quart of mobil 1 0-40 every 500 miles or so. Not leaving an oil slick anywhere and I can't find any messy bits under the hood. Is my turbo just about to take a dump and eating...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All ! I need som help / advice on what to do.... Here´s the story: A couple of months ago, i noticed that my 1999 9-3 turbo threw a little blue smoke on idle. Shortly after, the turbo started to make a "howling" noise on boost... Then, a couple of weeks ago, on a long sunday drive, it...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    As the title says. My Tid is really quite, no very, noisy on some road surfaces.... The noise seems to be emanating from the back of the car... It isn't so much a bearing whirr its a roaring that's being transmitted from the tyres up thro' the suspension & into the cabin .... Different road...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all, Got a 1999 9-5, 2 litre turbo, which is having problems... A bit of history first: I acquired the car last year, after the turbo seized due to a badly blocked oil strainer. To get it back up and running the turbo was fully rebuilt, the sump was dropped and the sump and strainer were...
  10. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have a 1993 saab 9000 cse 2.3 lt non turbo i kept for parts lots of extras almost complete willing to sell quite a bit off of it... If your interested, all offers will be considered, i also like to barder. I'm looking for upgrades for my 1993 aero 2.3 turbo too.
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I appreciate any help/advice from this forum, as I have been pouring through the posts to find something similar to what I'm experiencing. Yesterday, my 9-5 starting billowing out LOTS of whitish colored smoke from the tail pipe whenever I was idle - so much smoke that for a minute I...
  12. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    2004 Saab 95 Aero - REDUCED! Now reduced to £4250 Details as follows: PHOTO LINK AT BOTTOM OF ADVERT 9-5 Aero manual Estate 2004 Registration Petrol Colour Black - immaculate condition Full service history Mileage 148,000 - but see below before thinking too high! MOT until end October 2012...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have a strange problem on my 2005 9-5 HOT Aero, I tried to engage cruise control on the motorway at 60MPH a few weeks ago and I got four warning lights - the ABS light, the ESP light, the Brake light and the warning triangle. ABS and ESP didn't work. Then I stopped the car, turned the engine...
  14. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    both tail lights removed from my 9k £8 each + post plastic 1/4 sections thats sit under the lights (painted silver) £5 each + post electric wing mirror (passenger side) £8 + post Tailgate spoiler £10 + post Heckblende £10 + post centre console with electric window switch panel £25 + post...
  15. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I bought my 900 S in June and had to top up the coolant by about a litre or sometimes two a week for an average mileage of about 200. Even though I topped up to the correct level, the "low coolant" message displayed every time I started the engine. At this point I should mention I was using tap...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just been reading through the other thread on the front page at the moment. My aux in jack does work and will play music, but with either something connected to it or not, there is a general buzz in the background when you run the volume at any height. If you are driving you can also hear...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Folks I have a 1999 9-5 2.0LPT auto with 207,000 miles. I went for a weekend away and on the way back could feel the car running worse and worse, together with a cloud of smoke everytime I accelarated. Checking the mpg showed it was getting worse and worse at one point dropping to 13mpg even...
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