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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Ok I have a 2005 Saab 9-3 2.0t and I plan on installing a down pipe and Cold air intake with are the requirements for the stage 3 tune but could anything else happen or break with doing this?? Any thoughts would help a lot!
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    On Saturday, when driving on the Interstate at around 70 mph, the following message appeared on my Saab (2004, Aero). The car was running fine, no problems at all; no sound nothing. I pulled over and noticed that my oil was low. I went at picked up some Oil (but only 1 Qt, 5W/30), thinking that...
  3. Saabscene: Performance
    hi, whats the best and most realable way to get a little more out of my 100k diesel 150 9-3?, I had a Passat before this and had a re map and couldn't tel the difference,saab feels as nippy an that was 170bhp? any tried these plug and play i.ve seen em on ebay for 66quid they claim 180 bhp?
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Yet another thread from me, yet another problem... this time, my TTID. Was sitting with the car idling yesterday evening, talking to my mate at the side of the road, next thing i hear the rather polite 'bing bong' sound from the SID, it read 'Steering Lock Malfunc, Make a safe stop.' I drove...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My CEL came on & the local garage diagnostic showed unidentified fault. The light switched off. When it lit again I went to Saab...they think it might be the Crankshaft position sensor but will take while to order new one. Is it safe to drive in meanwhile?
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    i have brought a 2001 tid for every day use we already own a convertible when i brouht it there was a split in the intercooler pipe and the car would go into safe mode but come out again after a minute or so i have changed the pipe but now when the car gets to temp it goes into safe mode and...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Good afternoon,Last week i got a message on the SID saying somthing like, "ENGINE HOT, Make a safe stop". luckily i was near home and costed back down the hill.I could hear a whinging noise like a bearing and could smell burning immediatly thought it could be the water pump bearing...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Checked the oil this week and noticed a fair amount of beige mayonnaise in the oil filler tube - car drives fine so I'm thinking its condensation rather than anything more drastic. A few of the breather pipes were replaced recently as they'd perished - can this cause increase in moisure...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Saab 93 tid 120, 2007 model. Whilst driving today my sid displayed the warning " Steering lock malfunction make a safe stop". So after the initial shock and near heart failure thinking of the consecquences I did make a safe stop only to find I had no malfunction. I cleared the message and...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    "Oil pressure low - pull over and make a safe stop" - well that was yesterday's greeting from Hal 9000. Has anyone else had this one appear on the SID I wonder? So, here are the particulars of my situation: 1. my vehicle is a 2004 Saab 93 Vector (diesel 2.2 TiD) 2. Regular oil changes and...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Over the last 3 weeks my Engine light has been comeing on randomly for a few days at a time . It eventually goes off and im convinced its got something to do with the cold weather we have had. when the engine light is on the car goes into safe/limp mode . Is it worth me Paying for the engine...
  12. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi guys, i have a problem with my T5, and in order to explain what's wrong, i need to make a "small" introduction, so try to bear with me here...lengthy but necessary The car is a BMW E30 M3 with B234 inside. Engine has been heavily modified, and at the moment looks like this and pushes...
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Suprising how quickly these things happen. Good to see the radio still worked!!!!!! http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=50f_1213575740
  14. Saab News
    This should be confirmed with a GM press conference soon, but the local Trollhattan newspaper, TTELA, is reporting that GM have signed an agreement that (as much as you can guarantee these things) guarantees production in five European plants until 2016. A quick snippet courtesy of ctm...
  15. Saabscene: Performance
    I was checking my boost pressure and got up to 16psi. I'd like to install boost pressure control but I'm not sure what pressure I should set. Any suggestions?
  16. Saab News
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6563937.stm as is Ellesmere Port. Big loser is Belgium this time.
  17. Saab News
    Tuesday's motoring section of the Independent newspaper (in the UK) had an interesting piece that praised how safe Saabs are with a spectacular illustration of a 9-5 estate taking out another 9-5. Scan of the article can be found here may be found here. Cheers, Andy
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