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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Today on way home from work the car started to run really rough and the turbo struggled to do its job in 3rd & 4th. The Cars a Saab 9-3 vector sport wagon 1.9TiD on an 06 plate. I popped the bonnet concerned with the gases getting in to the car as I take my kids out a lot. Hot air was coming...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Ok so i just bought a 2006 9-5 aero. i love this car and when it is running good it is a blast to drive. the issue that i am having is that after it has warmed up the throttle response it almost non existant. i have done the following things to try and resolve the issue. 1. New NGK OE plugs...
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, Just on here to see if anyone can shed some light on this situation. Car drives normally at normal RPM and low/mid boost. When accellerating with fully open throttle and hight boost pressure get jerky power delivery.........any suggestions??
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I've had the above '02 5 door for 5 months now and want to love this car, it is quick, comfortable, practical and looks great and its my third Saab. The trouble is that I cannot live with the bad ride, it seems to transmit any slight roughnes in the road surface straight back into car which...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I know there are a few similar threads here about starting problems, it just is hard to start in the morning only difference is ours then pumps out a little puff of smoke once it starts. It's then fine for the rest of the day. I shall try the ignition x3 times for 5secs but wondered if there is...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Aparently your sposed to bink the ashtray upwards & then it just glides down all romantically like ......... Well mine doesn't...... It has two modes. the one where you can't prize the thing open at all .... And the one where you biff the ashtray & it will allow you to pry your finger in the gap...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Car will start fine about half the time the other half it almost flattens the battery. services done on time etc, engine warning light is pointing at a stretched chain. warning light is not always on.
  13. General Saab Discussions
    After watching this series of 'Chop Shop' on Discovery, how could they do this to a 900 Turbo?!!! Carnage... :crazy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PoOA7CML9Y
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    Anyone else getting a poor connection when you plug in the aux cable to the jack inside arm rest storage compartment? I have to keep jingling the plug around
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    Ever since buying my Saab back in October, I've had to suffer with really poor reception on FM radio. I have replaced the aerial booster with a salvage part. No change. Before I start pulling the dash to bits to get at the back of the head unit (2007 spec stereo with multi-changer) is there...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi just bought myself a saab V. Nice car to drive Few issues - front drivers window won't work no noise from motor Also alarm system failure the car alarm goes off when I lock it Also it has poor mpg about 30mpg it's just had a new egr and replacement engine I've checked all tyres pressures...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I have only had the car for about 3 weeks and I love the car, initially I was doin a fair bit of motor way driving 70 miles each way and was getting +40 the gallon. But since I've gone back to Work I travel 6 miles each way in built up traffic i am getting 26 mpg surely this isn't right? The...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. I have a Saab 9-3 est 1.9tid 150bhp 6 speed manual 2008 (facelift). When cold the idle appears to be very erratic. The vehicle starts no problem first time every time and there is no visual indication of rev deviation on the rev counter and it revs at a steady 800rpm. However under foot...
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi there guys, sorry if this is in the wrong section, kinda new at this! So I have a 2006 aero 2.0T with 65k and I seem to have a problem the the battery system, I can leave it overnight and it will start fine the next day, leave it at work all day and again it will start fine but it I leave it...
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