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  1. 6 speed turret problem please help

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. Attempted to replace my gear turret with a known good one, however I have the replacement in the gearbox but the gearbox has slipped into a gear!! So the turret is now stuck half in and won’t move. Any suggestions please?? Thanks
  2. P2279 93 TTID problem 😢

    Hi! Can anyone help with an annoying engine management light issue. Almost every day my management light comes on and I lose turbo ability on my ttid Aero vert. P2279 is the code, oil pressure is fine,egr is clean, injectors are not leaking, and the main hose by the battery is fine as are most...
  3. Locking Wheel Nut Problem

    New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, Im new here! I have a problem on my Saab 93. The locking wheel nuts are seized up and have snapped the key. I have had two garages try and fail at removing them as apparently they are extremely tight. Does anyone know how to sort this?
  4. Saab 93 Vector 1.9 TTID 2011 Convertable DPF problem

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi,it's my first time posting on this forum so i'll do my best. Last Feb(2018) i became the proud owner of a Saab 9-3 Convertable Vector 1.9 TTID 2011 plate. This was bought from a dealer and from the start i started having problems. Noticed blue grey smelly smoke from the exhaust and high oil...
  5. dreaded electric window problem

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    hi all its my first post so please be gentle I have a 2005 9-3 saab convertible front windows wont work rear ok when operating the roof the windows go down and stay down will not go up, will only go up when shutting the hood, please give me a few pointers of where to start thanks guys
  6. Battery problem

    New Member Introductions.
    New to Saab scene.Main reason for joining is unknown cause of flat battery on 9-3 convertible
  7. Saab 93 2007 door problem

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I’m finding it difficult to open the door from the outside. What could be the problem ?
  8. 2008 Cylinder head problem

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone, does anyone know of this problem with 9-3 2.0 petrol engines from 2008. When cold there is a lack of compression for about 30 seconds and a misfire for the first few minutes accompanied by a bit of smoke. Then when it warms up compression is fine. I took it to what used to be the...
  9. particulate filter problem

    New Member Introductions.
    I have a 2007 9-3 Linear SpCombi wagon with the Z19DTH engine. I have just bought it with 143,000km on it. The previous owner had problems but wasn't sure at first what it was so replaced all the sensors. He then found that the problem was the DPF was blocked to the point that the vehicle would...
  10. Problem with Forum page

    I am having on two different computers with two different Windows versions problems. I am seeing stripes (light gray) going through the text rows. Sentences are overlaying other text etc. Does any body has an idea what is going on?
  11. Strange Problem.

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Saab 9-3 2.2 TiD SE 2001. I have 3 fault codes coming up that light up the EM light on the dash. EGR, Boost Sensor and Glow Plug Circuit. A fourth comes up that doesn't affect the EM is the AC cabin temperature sensor circuit which is showing open or short circuit. I have replaced the Boost...
  12. Electrical problem

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Well after a week sourcing parts etc the garage have finnaly got the Aero back in one piece Only it won't start I suspect the garage has not reconnected an earth. They will "get someone to look at it tomorrow" but just in case anyone can spot the culprit here are the symptoms.. Working...
  13. 99T fuel accumulator problem

    Saab 99, 90 (1969 - 1984)
    I've noticed recently that the 99T is using up a lot of fuel and also stinks of petrol when coming to a standstill. I was advised on a fuel leak on it's last MOT from the accumulator and hoped I could get through the year without having to sort it. Had half a talk left when I came home last...
  14. Gearbox Problem?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Has anyone got an idea what this problem could be? Car is 1.9 150TID with autobox and paddle shift. The problem usually only happens when the car is cold (i.e. first thing in the morning) , when you put the car in drive , it does nothing for about 3 seconds then learches into gear (with a bit...
  15. Diesel Hirsch Stage 1 upgrade problem

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Just had my car in for its 30 day check and mentioned to the dealer that my car felt like it had a flat spot when accelerating sometimes. They agreed that there was a problem and I wasn't the first to have my car in to be checked out. Anyone any information on this ? I did hear about an issue...
  16. Boost problem

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I'm going to take my 97 Aero in for a bit of TLC soon, mainly to rebuild the gearbox (synchro's gone so selecting reverse gear is a bit of a swine) but with a couple of other things to do. One thing I do want them to look out is an intermittant problem I get when planting the loud pedal to the...
  17. My Next Problem - Air Con Pump

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I'm not having much luck lately with my SAAB, and I'm now on my third problem in as many months I have noticed an intermittent low pitched clunking noise on my SAAB, which sounds outside of the engine and on the belt and pulley side. The frequency of the noise changes with engine revs The...
  18. 2004 9-5 Aero Clutch Problem

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Dear members. I have a problem with my Clutch pedal that I hope you can help with. The clutch pedal sits about 3 cm higher than the brake pedal. The local dealer says that there is no adjustment possible and that I really need a new clutch that will cost about € 1000. I seem to remember that...
  19. Ventilation System Problem: Can't get any cool air

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I seem to have a problem with the heating/cooling system in my 1996 900 SE Turbo automatic convertible with an automatic climate control (ACC). The system suddenly (just yesterday? I really don't know as I been driving it with the top down every day for the past week or two) has gotten "stuck"...
  20. Turbo Overboosting Problem

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I apologise if this has been covered before, but I couldn't find anything relevant in my searches. I have a 2000 Model 93 185BHP. The original turbo gave out on me a month or so ago (worn bearings), and I managed to locate a second hand turbo with a six month warranty from Simply Saab in...