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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, My 07 93 Tid has about 180kmiles on the clock. It has been using a bit of the oil the past year and I suspected the turbo for some time, oil around the intake pipes and pipes out of the turbo. It got progressively worse so I changed out the core of the turbo for a new powertec part...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    2008 saab 93 tid limp problems [updated] hi guys car is a saab 93 1.9 tid 16 valve 150 bhp vector sport i have a long running problem with limp mode it happens when i accelerate hard from 3rd gear to 4th then slumps into limp mode if i turn the key of and on again its back to normal and...
  3. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hello everyone this is my first post. Just got a 57 plate vector sportwagon 93 yesterday, on the way home noticed a noise from the rear brake sounded like worn pads. took them off this morning and noticed uneven pad wear and the lugs on the back of the pad not lining up with the holes in the...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I have a 06 Saab 9-3 1.9 150bhp convertible diesel. The EGR valve keeps playing up it was cleaned and the fault code removed but no luck so a new EGR was fitted last year, now with less than 10,000 miles the light came on again but cleaning the valve and removing the fault code seems to work...
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Saabscene, Just bought my first Saab just over a week ago and it's already driving me crazy. On three occasions now it's died on me as I have just pulled to a stop and when I've tried to re-start it the dash has lit up properly, but it won't turn over at all. Disconnecting the battery and...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    (MADE AS A STICKY FOR THE HOT WEATHER UNTIL THIS CAN BE MODIFIED/SORTED AND SIFTED THROUGH) Today of all days on a long journey, it was time to put the roof and chill the car as the sun was to strong. BUT the cabin air refused to chill....did work, and just. Stopped like that. IT MAY be linked...
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hello all. A mate with plenty of clutch change experience (non-Saab) has put a new clutch in my 2.3 Annie. Pig of a job apparently ("never again!"). But with the new kit installed and the system bled, the box won't engage gears with the engine running and if started in gear, won't disengage...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, im new to this but I have recently bought a saab 93. nice car few problems though! Engine management light is on showing error code for the egr valve. Problems that I am experiencing are black smoke,low power/torque, low fuel consumption (has gone down to 30 mpg!!!) I have taken off the...
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My wife has a Saab 900SE year 1994. The soft top will no longer open and close with the electric motor: it tries to open, but fails. We live in SW France, 60Km from Bordeaux. Does anyone know of competent and not exhorbitantly expensive repairers in this area? Alternatively, we are prepared to...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have just purchased a 2000 93 convertible for the grand sum of £700 :) The up side is its in great shape mechanically and body is excellent for year, leather seats great value and love driving it. The down side is there are a few niggles, many of which have been mentioned previously in older...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, I have started getting some issues with my car ignition and hope the knowledge pool here can help. The issue only seems to appear in an afternoon / evening, I unlock my car with the remote, get in and put the key in the ignition and nothing happens. I don't get any click from the...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I recently purchased a saab convertible 56 reg auto which I love to bits. Problems I have are 1 rear parking sensors are showing a malfunction 2 drivers door mirror had been pushed in by some jerk causing it now to constantly try to reset itself I think I need a new mirror 3 windscreen...
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, I have posted here before with good help from you guys and I'm hoping I could get some assistance yet again. This is my first saab and also my first vert, as such I am not very experienced with either. So here's my problem: I'm having problems with the auto soft top. I have only had the...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, Just a bit of background on a few car problems I've been having. I have a 2005 Saab 93 150 BHP TID and I'm one of these drivers who doesn't drive very far which has caused me a number of problems such as the EGR valve needing cleaning on multiple occasions and also once I've had to...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello help everyone ! I have managed to purchase a brand new 6disc in dash cd player for my 04 plate car to replace the single disc , I purchased it as Saab do list it as an accesor/upgrade so you would think it would be a straight forward swap but nope :( the single disc player has a multiplug...
  16. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    first... sorry for my english... it is not verry good,but i try to explain my problems with my car and i hope to find help. In february 2012, i bought my Saab 9-5. Since the beginning i have several problems with it. 1. Navigation : the comuter doesen't consider the new entries, like the new...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All New to this site, and Im looking for help and advice on my Saab 9-3 sportswagon aero (58 plate). When I lock the car with central locking, the door behind the drivers door does not reopen. You can hear the motor working, there is movement on the door handle when opening it, but it does...
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