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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have owned my TTiD 180 since October 2017 and covered 12,000 miles since mostly motorway in all this time I have never seen a DPF message would that suggest that due to my driving mostly motorway it's doing a passive regen? Would I not see any evidence of it doing a regen? There is also the...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I've the z19dth 150bhp engine in my saab. I'm having an annoying problem I'm hoping someone as experienced and resolved before. Car is doing a regen every 50 miles or even less. It's emitting plumes of blue smoke when doing it and does so for upto 20 mins sometimes more. In the last 4 weeks the...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Thought this car has not been quite right for a while now, my wife usually drives it so it is only when I get to drive it I discover things. Did the usual map, maff and egr clean but still was not quite right, bit smokey and not starting as normal. Changed from supermarket fuel for a fill of...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Will you get an error code or fault light come up if a regen fails ? About a month ago my oil level was high so got oil changed with mobile 1 and do 90% motorway driving and checked my oil level again and its high once more. So has the car tried to do a regen and failed ? does this mean the dpf...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Noticed that my 2007 TiD auto will sometimes produced a slightly awkward auto gear-shift. It's apparently random, and odd in that 99.9% of changes are seamless. It's not dreadful by any means, but it is noticeable. The car has now done 63,000 miles, and when I think back I guess it's done this...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi can anyone tell me gear selection and speed and for how many miles is needed for a automatic DPF regen ? thanx
  7. Chat
    hi connected tech 2 to a diesel and tried to find the dpf information an start a regen but couldn't them in the menus is it only opcom that can force a regen?
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Areet everyone, driving down to manchester trying to do a regen doing between 2500-3000 rpm is this enough to get it to regen and how do you know when its actually done the regen?
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hey folks. ive had my ttid 180 aero for a month or so now and all is well. while flicking through the site ive noticed a lot of talk about regens and high oil levels and software upgrades etc. As im new to these cars, how would i know if my car needs a regen(or is it performing one and i dont...
  10. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi I've just been reading through an article in a "Blueprint" mag (if you don't know Blueprint supply aftermarket parts for Jap, Korean & some US cars) regarding failed DPF Regen. Those of you lucky enough to own a Saab with a DPF might be interested. The relevant part said "... The dipstick...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Drove up to Coventry on Friday from surrey and about half hour forty min in after fighting the m25 up to the m40 I eventualy got into 6 gear on my tie 150. As get obsessed with mpg on run I have it displayed on the Sid. I glance down tower that instead of the usual 48-50 mpg is was reading 31...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi was tinkering around with me new Saab 9-3 1.9tid and found that my Opcom i purchased for my vectra works on Saab and theres an option to force DPF regeneration.... Mines fine at the moment was wondering what is the best option getting it removed like some of the 05/55 airflow 9-3 tid i was...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My dpf is 80% saturated going to do a regen tomorrow with opcom anyone think it's a good/bad idea
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. Please Help! I have a 55 reg 9-3 sports-wagon 120 8v. The engine light came on took it to my local garage who i have used for years- fault was pointing to particle filter sensor which was replaced, two weeks later light on again, new EGR valve, 1 week later light on again PARTICULATE...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Really silly question but how do I know if my car is attempting a regen?? It's a 1.9tdi Vecor 150 TIA B
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Can anyone advise how long and often a particale regen takes on the Tid 150 93 lump
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello 9-3 Forum. Well I wish I'd looked at Saabscene before buying my 2005 1.9 TiD Vector Sport in February - the squeaks and rattles alone are enough to drive me nuts. Anyway - no warning codes, just vast amounts of blueish smoke throughout each regen, going 10 feet into the air, such that...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I went to manually regen my dpf using op-com tonight and when i pressed the start regen button a message pops up saying "Function not available yet!" (or words to that effect). Can i have some advice please from anyone familiar with Op-Com operation?
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Is it safe to run a manual if you saturation level is at 104%. I have a OP-COM and have found this option to do the regen. does the car decide if it safe or not. dont want toi mess it up more.
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