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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Evening all its martyn from nottingham having problems with my 93 04 convertible checked everything possible any ideas are welcome
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  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Team, I'm not expecting hypermiles, but my second full tank on my 9-3 was c£60/51ltrs. Now my last full tank did a paltry 230 miles before the light came back on. So my maths tell me i'm looking at c17-18mpg. Whats everyone else getting? Am i too sensitive! Are there any gotchas i can look...
  3. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    i have had my 2010 9-3 turbo edition tid 150 for about 4 weeks now. It had done 71000 mls and has fsh from the main dealer. last service being done in oct 2016. I am quite happy with the driving of the car, but cant seem to get good fuel economy. admitidley I have not been on long drives yet...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Afternoon peoples, Has anyone any info on the best tyre pressure for most efficient mpg. My manual say 40 PSI! I think if I put that in I will need a new spine before more petrol. Currently running Pirelli P Zero Nero 235/45/r18. 9-3 2.8 Aero XWD I think everything is stock suspension, engine...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, im new to the saab world and was enjoing my new 08 9-3 1.9tid 120bhp 8v and after readong up on here decided to give the egr a good clean and put some wynns dpf cleaner into a full tank. Its been running fine but now after 2 weeks the mpg has gone down to around 23/24! The engine has a...
  6. New Member Introductions.
    Hi everyone. Bought my first Saab today (Based in UK), 57 plate Manual 9-3 Vector Sport TID (150) 70k on the clock, 2 previous owners, fantastic condition inside and out, refurbished black alloys and looks the absolute business. Car came with pretty much a full Saab service history and...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Curious to know whether having the A/C on when driving my 9-3 Tid actually effects my MPG? Its a 2005 model with dual climate control.
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I used to own a manual 95 2.2tid 05 which got 47/48 mpg regularly. Which is was happy about. I recently had too change to a non Saab. Ill not mention the make. But im looking to get another 95 estate. Can anyone tell me is there much difference between the manual and the automatic in MPG...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Is it possible to make the Sid more accurate after a remap? Mine showed 65mpg after a tank of motorway mile on cruise control but in reality I got 48.5mpg after brimming the tank again. It was only about 5mpg out before the remap.
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a 2005 9-3 Aero with 170K miles. On Monday, my ABS, Traction and Stability control warnings popped up on my display. In addition, my mileage in the last week has dropped from 26-27 to 20 MPG. Going to take it in but looking for any of you who have had similar issues so I don't get...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys, first post! Love the site! So I just traded in my 1997 saab 900 se with 282,000 miles on it,(I bought it with 60k) for a 2008 saab 9-3 2.0 turbo with 80,000 on it. First things I did was oil change, NGK iridium laser plugs, K&N filter and a bazooka tube. I drive 68 mostly highway miles...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all Had the car serviced yesterday, to get stamp in book. All filters changed and new 0w40 oil. Car has no dpf and stage 1 tune. Driving car today and it seems to be down 5mpg according to the Sid, which although not absolute does show a relative difference. Any ideas? I would have hoped for...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi everyone I have a 9-5 Vector Sport 1.9TID auto with a Hirsch remap, and the EGR blanked. However recently I have been very dissapointed with the MPG I am geting. Have jsut done a 250mile trip mostly on duel caradge way at cruis of 70, and B roads at 60, with a few roundabouts and juntions...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, Firstly many thanks for reading this. Any help is much appreciated. Im not a mechanic and have very limited knowledge so apologies for my ignorance. Im in the army and do 500 miles a week (all motorway) to base and then back home. On Sunday night i was driving down to my base when my 2005...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hey guys not too long ago when i drove on the highway i was getting around 35mpg around to the dash, but recently ive only been hitting about 27 on the highway. Same driving style everything, and its a 5 speed. The cel has been on the whole time but i didnt know if there were any common reason...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi guys, im sorry if this has been done before but id like to know how the saabs mpg computer works, it doesnt seem very good. more like an afterthought. i have a 9-3 vector sport 2005 (175bhp) totally standard. i did a 250 mile run on the motorway over xmas and the computer reckoned i was...
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys ive got a 04 93 aero its been well looked after 1 owner from new full service history genraly a good car I dont really no what am expecting out of it to be honest But am averaging between 27 and 30 mpg even on a run am only getting 30 33 Just thought wi it being 6 speed i mite of got...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Curious to know what other Tid owners are getting from a tank of diesel. I got my PB today at 47.6MPG (555 miles to 53 litres) but usually only get 42-44. On this particular tank I did about 85% of the miles on the motorway cruising at 70-80 with a little bit of country road, town and heavy...
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  19. Chat
    Hows things Lads just a query or observation, i have a 93 and a 95 and i have noticed that the MPG display on both cars sometimes seems to stand still and even on the motorway the mpg doesn't improve yet if i reset the MPG on the SID the MPG instantly improves to over 31 MPG and has even gone...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone. I have a 2005 vector 120 and I was expecting low 40 mpg but is a struggle to get a decent 38mpg.... I can get 40mpg on the motorway doing 65mph. This cat be right can it?
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