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  1. Centering Engine on 3.0 after Bushhing Replacement

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hey, so I'm finishing the total front end and subframe bushing replacement and I missed the WIS part of "mark the position of the subframe'...and..."motor mounts to center the engine". The mount notes are made for the Left (which I haven't touched) and the Right (which I removed to replace the...
  2. Rear silencer replacement?

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Driving along today and the rear silencer fell off the car! Thank goodness I wasn't going down the motorway, it held on by the rubber supports so I managed to pull it off and drive home, weirdly it didn't seem any louder.. It's rusted through where the pip goes into the box itself, can I buy a...
  3. temp gauge behaviour after thermostat replacement

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys. My Tid was leaking about 0,1L of coolant for every 5000km. Even though it was not that problematic, but I had to get it fixed. During last maintenance, a few days ago, I've asked to check it and the problem was the thermostat, which was replaced. Somehow even before driving the car I...
  4. TTiD twin exhaust replacement

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello folks, Happy New Year to one and all first of all. I've not been here for a while so hello to any new faces that have appeared since my last appearance, and hope everyone else is still in good health. As the title says above, i'm looking to replace my exhaust from the DPF back on my MY08...
  5. 9000 Outer CV Boot Replacement

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Last time I changed my CV boots, there were quite a few guide notes on the subject posted around the interweb but this time, I notice a lot of them seem to have disappeared and so before I forget what I did, I’m making some notes. So this is the renewal of the outer CV boots on my 1997 Saab...
  6. Ignition Switch - Key Replacement

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I wonder if anyone can advise me? I have a 9-3 convertible that I would like to sell soon and I thought I would try and fix any current issues. I occassionally get a "Steering Lock Malfunction" message on the display. I believe that the suggested possible fix is to replace the ignition...
  7. Replacement ecu

    Saabscene: Performance
    I am now talking to Roseisle about Maptune stage1.They propose to have my current ecu remapped and are exploring ways of keeping me mobile in the meantime but no offer of a temp replacement yet.It is not quite the exchange i had expected.I was under the impression you got sent an ecu for your...
  8. Handbrake cable replacement

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Has anyone replaced their handbrake cable? The one on my wife's 2.0 convertible just snapped. How difficult is it to do? Cheers
  9. Saab classic 900 heater core replacement

    Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Saab Folk, Anyone replaced a bad heater core on a Saab classic 900? I'm going to have to do the job. Can't find any instruction on the web. Actually,the hose connection on the fire wall are melted. Maybe a heater control valve is all needed to be replaced. Anyone care to inform me? Thanks, S.Medic
  10. DIY Intercooler Hose Replacement, 2.2 TiD

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My intercooler inlet hose has split up at the engine block. It looks a bit tight to get at the intercooler/bottom end from under the bonnet. Is there better access by removing the bottom engine cover(s)? I'll need to tape up the split until I get a new one. Nice price ! Thanks
  11. Right price for a DI replacement?

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My check engine light came on and the Tech-2 diagnosed a short on cylinders 1 & 2. It has been cleared before, but it is unfortunately recurring. The car drives fine, absolutely no stuttering or shortage of power, but there we go. Workshop recommended replacing the DI casette, and estimated...
  12. BOV replacement

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just purchased a forged blow off valve and it is make a wiered fluttering air noise that is way worse than the sound that it did before with the stock bosch one(air over the bottle.) did i buy the wrong one or just install it wrong. please help mee going to New York tomorrow. Forged bov 01...
  13. DI cassette replacement

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Has anyone had any joy getting a repalcement DI cassette for their MY00-02 Saab under a'service campaign' I 'heard' about a week or two ago? Mitch
  14. Auto gear shift lever illuminator bulb replacement

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I tried doing a search on the forum but for some reason I could not find anything - maybe as I was doing it wrong? I need to replace the bulb that illuminates the P D R M 1 2 lights (or whatever order they are in) along side the auto gear lever - is it simple or is it a pig? I do not want to go...
  15. Stero replacement

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi All Does anyone have a wiring diagram for the stereo connectors on a 95 9000 cse? It looks like its standard ISO apart from an extra yellow wire in the speaker block which has a 10 way connector block. Does the underseat amp have to be bypassed? I have scoured the forums but cant seem to get...
  16. Crankshaft oil seal replacement ?

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi everyone, Doing some preventative maintenace work on the wifes Saab 95 today ( MY00 2-0 ) & noticed that there must be a very small leak on the crankshaft seal ( aux drive belt side) as there is oil splatter from the end of the crank puley going out onto teh various parts. Looking in the...
  17. Timin Chain Replacement

    Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I've beed advised that I should replace the timing chain in my '92 9000CD Will I need to buy any gaskets or additional parts when I buy the chain itself? Thanks,
  18. Fuel Pump replacement - Advice please! (98 900 T)

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I'm told the fuel pump is probably getting tired in my 120K miles 1998 900 turbo, which might be causing the high rpm hesitation under full load. I've been quoted around £400 for this job at the garage (using a non-OEM pump) which is too steep for me spend on the 'off-chance' that this will fix...
  19. 93 - SID2 Replacement Bulbs

    Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Folks, After lurking for a while now, I have taken the plunge, bought a 2001 2.2TiD and signed up to Saabscene. I am giving it the once over at the moment (it has scrubbed up well!) and my first question for this forum is regarding bulbs for the SID2. Are these only available from Dealers...
  20. Throttle Body - replacement may not be required.

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Just in case this helps anyone... I had Throttle Body problems 6 weeks ago. Can would not start, went into limp mode, sensor position errors on diagnostic unit. Looked like a new unit was required. However, the problem was the the butterfly was sticking shut, so not allowing any fuel in, and...