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  1. 2.3 HOT Manual Noise (see video)

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009) Just bought this 2003 2.3 9-5 HOT aero and it has this noise which goes away when the clutch pedal is pressed in then it returns. Oil changes have been pretty regular. Any ideas what it might be? - seems so much more of a 'buzzy' noise than I...
  2. FOR SALE : 1996 9000 Aero (manual)

    Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi all, I am reluctantly selling my 1996 metallic silver 9000 Aero. This is because I just don't use it any more.It has 163500 on the clock but it has only done around 2000 miles in the past 4 years (none between its last MoT's). It is an exceptionally well maintained and looked after vehicle...
  3. FOR SALE Saab 93 1.9 Tid manual convertible

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Superb condition, 09 plate facelift model in blue with cream leather. 101,500 miles, mainly motorway for last 60k and all on BP Ultimate diesel. T/belt, water pump, DMF and clutch all replaced. Everything works, any inspection welcome, just MOT`d in June with no advisories. Hood works perfectly...
  4. For sale Saab 9-3 1.9 tid 120 manual , 2006 MY ( spares or repair 140,000 miles

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Brought as a Hoilday car for my son , so now not required . Spares or repair Faults as listed below - Has no service history ( so I don't know when anything was last changed ( allow £320.00 for a cambelt change ) Washer bottle cap and battery cover missing First gear sometimes stiff to get...
  5. 9-3 1.8t manual gearbox whine

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hey all, Just bought myself a lovely 9-3 1.8t saloon. It's got a 5 speed manual gearbox. I've noticed that when in 5th gear and coasting at about 70 mph that there is a quiet but noticeable whine. It increases in loudness and pitch as I increase the revs/speed. If I push in the clutch or...
  6. 2008 1.9 tid 6 speed manual gearbox oil spec and filler plug position

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I was wondering if somebody could give me some guidance, on the oil spec for the 6 speed manual gearbox fluid . And where abouts is the filler plug located for the above , Reason being I had a bit of an argument with the n/s driveshaft :crazy: Any input would be greatly appreciated.
  7. For Sale Parts 2001 9-5 2.0 estate 5spd manual

    Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have decided to give up on my Saab estate after 7yrs ownership, the gearbox failed and after spending approx £700 in the same month on other parts for the car its time to call it a day. I have started to remove parts from the car, all are still available and will be reasonably priced, just...
  8. Manual gearbox oil change question

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Ive been reading so much on these gearbox oil changes and of course guys i bow to youre superior kowledge.but ive looked at the service schedules and it says manual gearbox etc check levels but i can never find one that says changed transmission fluid,or am i missing somet.
  9. For Sale Saab 9-3 1.9 TID manual 120 2005 MY

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Here we have my own car for sale ( selling due to upgrade ) MOT till next January Very well documented history from last owner ( inc cambelt and water pump done last year ) It's a vector sport with 6 speed And all the usual refinements Mileage 100.651 Drives really good Bodywork in...
  10. For Sale 9-3 Aero 2004, Petrol Manual trans.

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Selling a Saab 9-3 Aero year 2004 with 134500 on the clock.I am the 3rd or 4th owner having bought it in 2009 on 45k miles.Previously it had been owned by someone who didn't use it much, then a dealer had it for a short while before selling to the owner before me in Wakefield. I would say its in...
  11. Saab 9-3, 1.9 TiD, Estate, 150BHP, Manual 6-speed, 2009 - FOR SALE

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    REDUCED: £any reasonable offer - Saab 9-3, 1.9 TiD, Estate, 150BHP Hi Everyone, I am selling my saab due to the overseas move. Few info about it: Saab 9-3, 1.9 TiD,Estate, 150BHP, Manual 6-speed, 2009. I have the receipts from doing regular maintenance (oil, oil filters, air-con regas, etc)...
  12. 2001 9-5 2.0t Petrol Manual, which engines?

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all, Help please? I have a 9-5 2.0t Vector Estate 2001, I love the car and do 400 miles a week commuting as well as it swallowing my gear for my band at weekends easily. However my engine has died (sounds like a bag of spanners being dropped on to a tin roof!). My mechanic is going to do an...
  13. Saab 9-3 Aero 2005 5spd Manual: FSH, SatNav, Cream Leather etc. £2500

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Saab 9-3 Aero 2005 £2500 - 2.0T Petrol - 106840 miles - MOT’d until August 2016 (No Advisory’s on the last MOT) - 3 Previous owners - Full Service History - 250Bhp (NoobTuned) - Sat Nav (Saab Infotainment Plus system) - Cruise Control -...
  14. Wanted saab 9-3 1.9 tid VECTOR SPORT Saloon Manual .

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I the market for the above car . colour not important. Must be diesel And must be. Manual . ( picky I know !) . nice straight car . with all important service history ( at least cambelt water pump and pensioners history ) and with MOT and 2 keys ( getting mighty picky now!!!!!!!!) .I'm in...
  15. Porsche 986 3.2S 6speed Manual

    Miscellaneous, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Up for Sale, no faults or issues whatsoever long time Porsche owner so know what i am looking at and talking about. 3.2S is a totally different animal to the 2.7 or 2.5, uprated brakes, uprated suspension, 6 speed box 260bhp and decent torque. these shift and handle in the right hands. It is...
  16. NG Saab 95 aero 2.8lt AWD, Shop manual or help with transmission drain plug location

    New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Dear Saab Enthusiasts, My Saab dealer in Chicago could not figure out how to drain the transmission fluid so yesterday i took a shot myself. Saw a small torx head and pulled it. Fluid came out but not anywhere near three quarts. It smelled like trans fluid but has no red color. Using a pump...
  17. Saab 9-5 aero 2.3 HOT manual 2005

    Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Here is my beautiful Saab up for sale. Being the aero it is very hi spec' including cruise control, climate control and heater electric leather. It has covered 125,000 miles average for age and has been serviced and regular intervals by Saab main dealer or Saab approved dealers up to 116,000...
  18. 6-speed manual gearbox shifting feel

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    What do you guys suggest to improve the shifting feel of the 6-speed manual gearbox? I don't really want to get the short shifter (I'm happy with the stock throw, and it is rather expensive), but don't know of any other ways to improve the notchiness of the stock mechanism. I have seen the...
  19. Wanted: Saab 9-5 Aero Estate Manual 05 onwards

    Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Looking for a 9-5 Aero Estate in 05/06 onwards. Must be manual, preferably under 90k miles. I'm in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire so preferably within a couple of hours drive. Looking for something in the £3500-£4500 range. Anyone looking to sell?
  20. Haynes manual or WIS

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I have been trying to find a Haynes manual for the 9-3 Aero 2.8 XWD, no joy on ebay,amazon or Haynes. Am I just missing something as there are plenty of manuals for the petrol and Diesel 9-3's in the smaller engine sizes. I have also noticed people talking about WIS, I presume these are...