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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi I'm looking to buy a new car and have spotted a 9-5 3.0 tid estate with a fsh, 96k and it looks in lovely condition. My problem is I don't know anything about the reliability of the engine. Is there any advice or pointers you guys might be able to give me? Don't worry if it's bad news- I'd...
  2. Chat
    Hows things Lads just a query or observation, i have a 93 and a 95 and i have noticed that the MPG display on both cars sometimes seems to stand still and even on the motorway the mpg doesn't improve yet if i reset the MPG on the SID the MPG instantly improves to over 31 MPG and has even gone...
  3. Saab Recommendations
    Hi , I discovered this mechanic by accident TBH , The reason I recommend him is " He is honest, reliable and fairly cheap , I had a " The common ABS MODULE FAULT " he told e to source one online from a specialist breakers as it would save me £30-50 than his garage doing it , and he...
  4. Saab Recommendations
    H does any one know of any decent , cheap and reliable repair places in Glasgow UK my speedo aint working but no warning lights all other gauges work fine , really need to get this fixed as i just got my driving licence < uk one even though i born in uk I passed my driving test in states as...
  5. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    This is a 1990 navy blue Saab 900i classic 3 door hatchback with 5 speed manual gearbox, electric windows, electric sunroof, headlight wipers, elctric headlamp adjustment, front seat heaters, alloy wheels and towbar. The body is in good order with no rust above or below. there is a small amout...
  6. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, ive had my Saab about 2 months (9-3 Vector 2lt t,03) and so far all my electric windows have packed up, suspension problems, starter motor sticking, could anyone tell me if Saabs are prone for electical problems because ive been told it is commen with them and expensive to repair as ive fond...
  7. Saab Recommendations
    Can anyone recommend a good reliable motor mechanic in the East Berkshire area? It looks as though my water pump is going and I don't have the time to do it myself. There are plenty of numbers for mechanics online etc but it's always a gamble as to who you can trust. Thanks Skiddins
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    My daughter ordered her new VW Fox in May of this year. Because of the spec she wanted it could not be delivered until mid August so she decided to wait for the 56 plate. Saturday was the big day. Off we went to pick it up at midday. All was well, the actual salesman she dealt with from the...
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Touching every bit of wood I can find right now, but I'm prompted by this thread in the 9-5 forum to comment on the reliability of my 9-3. I bought it last October, with 44K on the clock. Tomorrow it will turn 70K, and to date I have had only two reliability problems - a failed DI (so no...
  10. Saab Recommendations
    As a newby to the world of owning a Saab, can anyone recommend a good Saab dealer in the Staffordshire area, I know there is one in Wolverhampton and Stoke-on-Trent - anyone got any views on these?
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I supose just as good as most of the other Saabs.. Seen one with FSSH and 157k miles.. price is interesting and 1 owner/driver from new (was a company car) its an auto and I dont know what power it is.. only thing missing is leather.. Cheers Si
  12. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I'm looking for a 2nd hand car for my Mum, and despite my best efforts she won't consider a Saab as they are too large. She wants a medium sized runabout that is going to be reliable and safe, not too worried about performance and considers 2 litres a bit racy. I've had a look round Autotrader...
  13. Saab News
    From: Carpages You can rely on three-year-old Saabs This isn’t Saab blowing its own trumpet, but the latest statistics from Bilprovningen, the Swedish government agency responsible for annual road worthiness checks on cars more than three years old. Five versions of the Saab 9-5 fill the...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Many thanks for all your help to date great forum I have been reading many of the threads and I am starting to feel a little uneasy about the reliability of the 9-5 and things to watch out for. I am picking mine up on Saturday and although I feel very excited about my first Saab, I...
  15. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi, I'm thinking of buying a 93 9000 CDE for $3,500 USD. As the title said it has 116,000 miles and it's a 2.3 four cylinder. Will this be a good reliable daily driver car? I'm hoping to drive it for 2 or 3 years at the very least. What kind of maintanence issues may I come across, and is...
  16. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi, I'm thinking of buying a 93 9000 CDE for $3,500 USD. As the title said it has 116,000 miles and it's a 2.3 four cylinder. Will this be a good reliable daily driver car? I'm hoping to drive it for 2 or 3 years at the very least. What kind of maintanence issues may I come across, and is...
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Any peeps also on Scoobynet wish to comment on Scoobynet? http://www.scoobynet.co.uk/bbs/thread.asp?threadid=192136 Point the lad in the right direction!
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