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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, I've got a 2007 150 1.9 TID, and I'm looking into a tune for it. Of course, there are plenty of places I can take it for a tune, but after a quick look on google I'm greeted with several P&P chips claiming up to 195 bhp and 409 NM. Has anyone had experience with these? Are they worth...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, any help/advice greatly received. My car keeps going into "Limited Performance". No engine management light just the words and the picture of the car with a spanner sticking out of the roof in the info display. No fault codes. I had thought EGR but I've just done two half hour drives...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello. I just drove about 50000km since I fitted a Pipercross air filter and though it was about time (3 years have passed) to clean it up. When I got if off, this was what I found, although it seems to be working fine. Should I worry? Pictures in attach. In the meantime I cleaned it with C9000...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all , we have only had our 9-3 1.9 tid 150 bhp for about a month , it drives great , this week the limited performance has appeared but the car still drives great , my code reader has died and I am waiting for another to arrive , last week the car seemed quite smoky which I assumed was a dpf...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, I have been having a few months of hell with my lovely Saab. It started when I left work one night, the car started rough - engine mgmt light came on and I could only do 30MPH. I limped it to the garage as I figured the EGR had finally given up (I had cleaned it several times so thought...
  6. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hello to everyone! So I purchased a new exhaust yesterday I'm waiting for it to ship now I ordered the JT 3 inch full exhaust with race cat and 1 silencer. I'm installing it on to my 1998 Saab 9000 CSE TURBO AUTOMATIC. Any of you guys know what I should expect? and Will there be much of a sound...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I went a drive at the weekend through the leadhills in Scotland. I have a 05 saab 1.9tid 120. the car starting running like a bag of ****. I had my foot to the floor and nothing was happening. no lights or codes. thinking back the car done the exact same thing at the exact same location before...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, So the clutch has started slipping in my 2008 9-3 Turbo X XWD after 66k miles. I get the feeling that a lot of the components for the 280BHP version were not up to the task of the performance model (for example, the car is on its 3rd steering pump, I think due to the load of the wider...
  9. Saab Reviews
    Hi there all. Has being long since I have being here in the forum, I decided today to say hello to all and leave some news about my beloved :wub: saab. Well as expected no bad news to report which is good, actually just to say I enjoy my car even more now than last year, is just a pleasure to...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all my problem is if I accelerate hard in second gear I get a flat spot then limited performance error on dash. If I then turn engine off error is clear next time I restart. If I drive car normal no problems only if I only have problem if I Hi rev gearing any ideas cheers
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Saab 93 2007 TID 1.9 8v 120bhp Limited performance (NO CEL) activates after driving a few minutes on 50+ i had a regen done a week ago and changed egr (as this was an issue that came up) i am looking to change the thermostat as i understand could be stuck open due to the fact the...
  12. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    The main beam on my 2004 9-3 Aero Conv is like a searchlight but the dip beam is as much use as a tea light in a hurricane. Short of going for a full upgrade to HiD can anyone recommend a way of improving the dip beam performance. Headlights themselves are perfect with no damage to the...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, Firstly, I am not being lazy (trust me) but I am looking for some help and advice searching for some parts for my car. The car is a Saab 9-3SS 1.9TiD 16v 2005 I am looking for: Hybrid Turbo Uprated Discs (Front & Rear) Braided Brake Hoses Shocks (I have H&R -40mm Springs) (Possibly)...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, I really need some help!! Last few months whenever i have gone on a motorway and travelled above 50mph the car has gone in to Limited performance (LP) mode and lost power...today it went into LP mode whilst normal driving. It has had sluggish/slow acceleration in normal conditions...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    After ignoring advice on here I went ahead and fitted a diesel tuning box/chip to my ttid 93. The car ran well, very well!, for about 15-20 miles run on B-roads but started to stutter a bit around 3K rpm and then again at about 3500 rpm. After a restart it seemed to cure the problem but then...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Wander if anyone can shed some light on this little situation. The warning light came on, car went in limp mode. Has had new DPF and new egr. Took to garage who put it on tech 2 and no fault codes came up at all. He checked airflow, egr system on tech 2 everything working fine. Has anyone...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I've owned my ttid 58 aero for 18 months now with pre cat, dpf, egr delete and remap. Performance seems to have diminished and problems have reared head. Would like thoughts Performance seems mild, Car pulls around 22psi boost (what should remap pull vs stock) Turbos making a squeal/air...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I had my car towed by recovery due to warning message on dash saying *Limited performance* there was no management or warning light on the dash. Recovery firm didnt have the software to read the ECU. The engine dropped power and at the front of the engine on idle and acceleration there is a...
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    New member looking for help. Before I take my car to a garage my 2009 93 1.8t (36,000mile) has started miss behaving. Twice in the last 10 days its felt sluggish and feels like its holding back then I get the Limited Performance error on the dash. Next time drive the car its like its hardly any...
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