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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Was giving the old girl a bit of welly and the turbo failed (or that's what I was told) sucked oil through and car wouldn't idle. After the initial panic I named to stall the car but the damage was already done! :( Managed to get a brand new engine with all ancillaries and a new clutch+dmf oil...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    So I noticed no air going to windshield on defrost, found how to get ACC codes and here they are, an 8 and an 14, not good from what I read. I need a parts list to fix each code or a thourough write up on parts and procedure. please help, going to get parts from scrap car this weekend so I can...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Dont put too much trust in the "DTE" on the trip computer. Mine was reading 18 miles this morning and the car conked out !! Prob my fault cos I had the heater on full blast, lights on, wipers on, heated mirrors & rear screen on, radio on and I was giving it the boot at the time !! Always seems...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Had a minor mishap with a builders van !! Dented ofside wing and a nice scratch across the door of my 2000 9-3. Can anyone recommend a bodyshop in the Brighton area? Thanks
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just got my 02 Aero in for its 66K service. Service is £545, plus £180 for Xenon high sensor It also wants new pads and disks front and rear but I can do this myself and my Dad can gets parts trade (thankfully) as he has a trade account with a local motor factor which can get OEM parts. God...
  6. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    happy new year !!. ice got me!. biffed kirb with aero at about 60 mph. before i get it tracked,is there anything i need to check?. its o/side front on 1995 aero.cheers!
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    happy new year !!. ice got me!. biffed kirb with aero at about 60 mph. before i get it tracked,is there anything i need to check?. its o/side front on 1995 aero.cheers!
  8. Saab News
    JD Power just released its "initial quality survey" for 2004. Best brand is Lexus with 87 problems/100 cars Cadillac is second with 93 Saab is 24th- very disappointing 133 problems /100 cars http://www.jdpower.com/news/releases/press....asp?ID=2004037
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Had a snow slide kerb interface yesterday - there goes the no claims Hit the kerb at about 15mph as I was turning right, car slide straight into kerb, front offiside wheel took the full impact, Needs new front sub-frame, all suspension arms, new wheel and possilbe steering rack. With labour and...
  10. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    AAARGH... OUCH!!! Oh dear!!! Now I know some of you might find this hard to believe, but there's no discernable damage to the concrete bollard that inflicted all this. Also, I'd like to add in my defence that I wasn't even in the car at the time, although Mrs MBeest...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    http://www.silverlakeautoparts.co.uk/break...ls.aspx?ID=1680 http://www.silverlakeautoparts.co.uk/break...ils.aspx?ID=927 Sometimes you have to wonder who drives like this
  12. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Non Saab related (Admin move topic if nessecary) but I had to cringe (and laugh). http://www.importclassifieds.ca/cgi-bin/ul...ic;f=6;t=011808 NOTE: hi speed connection only, pics are HUGE.
  13. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I have K plate 9000 cse lpt with 120K on clock. On starting from cold the oil light stays on for much longer than normal (pump iffy?) approx 10-15 seconds. Then high pitch scream/whime which increases with engine speed. After a few miles; 3 or so, (yes I know very stupid) it disappears and there...
  14. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I have K plate 9000 cse lpt with 120K on clock. On starting from cold the oil light stays on for much longer than normal (pump iffy?) approx 10-15 seconds. Then high pitch scream/whime which increases with engine speed. After a few miles; 3 or so, (yes I know very stupid) it disappears and there...
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