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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I apologize for the length of this story. Here is the problem. I have a son-in-law who is a musician. He has absolutely no car knowledge. Doesn’t matter he is car illiterate, because he married my daughter and she is out of the house. They also gave us two adorable grandkids, so I really owe him...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, i am new to this so please be gentle with me, i have got a 2007 saab93 1.9 diesel starting up in the morning the engine runs a bit rough for about ten secs then smooth out, during the rough idling there is greyish smoke coming from exhaust and seems to stop when rough idling goes if i...
  3. New Member Introductions.
    Hi, my 93 is having some problems. Firstly when ever started from cold it kicks out heavy white smoke until the engine warms up. Secondly every now and then while driving the car will start smoking heavily white smoke that smells a bit like barbecue lighter fluid if I turn the engine off and...
  4. Chat
    Hi Just wondered if any one could help me? When I'm driving and accelerating at around 2000 revs to 2500 revs under load the car severely smokes. When the car is revved at idol there is no smoke. The car has recently passed its M.O.T with no concerns on the smoke test. Oh and yes I have changed...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi their i have a saab 93 estate 1.9 150bhp on a 57 PLATE. its done a 190000 miles and has been great but lately it will just start smoking like a dog as i am driving along then the fuel economy will drop also a strong smell in the car. i will then pull over turn the car off and on and the smoke...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Recent Turbo replacement 5000ks ago no problem til a few day's ago,pcv has been replaced ,compression good,some old oil in intercooler cleaned it out ,when I cleaned the TB I noticed there was some oil in the bottom of it looked pretty clean,btw sump cleaned out new filter and oil, no sludge...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi , I've got a diesel 2005 9-3 vector sports wagon. Had the car for 5 years and it's getting to the age when things are starting to go wrong on it. When the car warms up is starts to smoke when I put my foot down , but if I pull over and turn off then on again it stops ! No loss of power and...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks , i have a 93 1.9tid on a 54 plate I bought the car christmas week and drove it 300 miles back home without fault and have been running around all over christmas also without any issues ...... Now this is the problem , over the last week when the car gets upto running temp it starts...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Apologies for excessive alliteration in the title, it kind of crept up on me.;) Anyway...2002 9-5 2.3T, quite high mileage. Just noticed cloud of blue smoke on startup from cold. Couple of times today. Never seen that before. Seems to run ok but have not had time to drive it much since first...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello all.. I'm hoping someone can help! Please excuse my lack of technical knowledge when trying to explain the problem I've got with the car! I was changing the oil and filter on our 2000 Saab 9-3 2.0t a couple of weeks ago. While under the bonnet I noticed that the breather hose from the...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    in my job they continualy send us on various courses to keep you update on mechanical and electrical issues..........not a bad thing but wish they'd leave it to the younger ones lol anyway here is an abstract taken from one of these courses and may be useful in evaluating probable symptoms The...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I've just bought my first saab last month and so far I'm delighted with it , there's just one thing troubling me and its that on acceleration it smokes a bit,this only happens from time to time and after a thrash down the dual carriageway it seems to clear, I know diesels do bellow out a bit...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Had my DPF removed a few weeks a go since it has been removed and ecu remapped, i keep having the error code p1900 when starting it from cold and driving a short distance and then restarting it....I can clear it but it comes back from most cold starts, but not warm...:confused: it also has lots...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi i have a 55reg 93 aero saloon can anyone tell me if its the norm for the fuse box in the engine bay to catch fire twice ,saab replaced 1st one at a cost of 612.00 only for it to do the same a month later any ideas why help please thanks rich:confused:
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi,i have a saab 9-3 1.9 tid 8v. when i drive the car it runs fine, but after 10mins or so it will start to smoke from exhaust, blueish/white. and the engine will judder like a missfire. but if i switch engine on and off it will be fine, for another 10 15mins?? and when its starts to do this the...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Dear all.... firstly I am new to this and so I hope I have posted my question in the right place. I have a 56 (2006) SAAB 9-3 120 estate. it has 157k on the clock.....all mostly motor way driving. Serviced on time and by good garages. Probelm: the car will smoke once a week (clock work...
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I was cruising along the A303 this afternoon at about 75mph, when I noticed light blue smoke coming from the exhaust. I slowed down to 50 which seemed to stop the smoke. Back up to 70 and about 30 seconds later the smoking starts again. So I spent the last 100 miles driving at no more than 60...
  18. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My friend recently decided he wanted to try to get his car (2001 Saab SE; V6 petrol, 230k KMs) working normal again after it sat for a year without running once. We went over, dropped a battery in it, and it started instantly, one roll. Ran perfect, no rough idle, etc. So, the problem: Smoked...
  19. New Member Introductions.
    Hello, I would like to say first, I am not a mechanical person. I have no idea what to do now. After doing some research I found that I have to clean my EGR Valve, I have done this, but my car is still smoking ( Black ) when I move awat from traffic lights I do leave a lot of black smoke...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, just wondering if anyone has any idea as to why my front nearside brakes get so hot(occasionally) that it smokes and just about seizes up. My car is a 2006 1.9TID vector sport 150 with 82000 miles. I think the discs are getting ready for replacement, but the brakes seem ok, just this...
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