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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I fitted a new wheel bearing to my Saab 9-3 Vector Sports estate, yesterday, I had to wait for a new torque wrench to tighten the bolts as the manual says 210 nm ! only having few bolts to tighten I thought it would be easy but disaster, trying to get the E20 torx bolts to 210nm seemed extreme...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hey everyone, today my hood release cable snapped (rusted line) when I was trying to add some engine oil to my car. I removed the grill to try to manually open the hood but I'm not sure where I should be looking to trigger the primary latch. Any suggestions?
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi. I have a 2001 saab 93 and the one and only key snapped in the door. I got the snapped piece out, and I'm wondering- I have the 3 button central locking/transponder and it's fine, it's just the blade which has snapped. I've seen blank keys on ebay. You just insert the fob/central locking/...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My locking wheel nut key has just snapped, is it possible to get a replacement or is it a new locking set?
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    stupid ebay springs lo suspension or something front right snapped after i hooked it round a tight chicane down a country road. small pot hole and all i heard was twang thought wtf was that any way carried on 100 down this road bang bang bang under my car looked in rear view 1 coils bouncing...
  6. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all. Some history for start. In 2010 i have bought my 1st SAAB it was 9-3, unfortunately i have got it with faulty dual mass fly wheel yet i managed to drive car for over 2 years before selling to garage, realy cheap. Thing is i love'd it, now i drive crappy Citroen C5 plate 55 and i hate it...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Of all the fecking days for this to happen this was not the day! the cable that connects the handle at the front of the seat to the mechanism that allows the seat to move backwards and forwards parted company with the lead fitting designed to fit in the mechanism! to add to the fun the cable...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All The cam belt has snapped on my 56 9-3 1.9TDi, i was doing 70mph down the motaway. can anyone help me, will it be a new engine job or is it repairable? Also if its a new engine can i use a 1.9 Vectra engine i was told the Vectra and the Saab share the same engine. Thanks Rob
  9. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    The car has been great but on Sunday it died. I'm told by the garage that the crank shaft has snapped. The car has done just over 110 000 miles. A brand new turbo was fitted 15k ago. Every thing was working ok on the car before the car died. The car has a tow bar with twin electrics. I...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Can I ask if any one can help, I have replaced my shear pin last week, and roof and tonneau worked fine, reason for originally replacing was when roof put up or down it would kiss the tonneau. Next day or so went to put roof down and it had reverted back to kissing tonneau now pin has sheared...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    When replacing a front spring is it a must to replace both at the same time ?
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi What a DAY, this morning off to work and the timing belt snapped on our 2005 93 Vector Sport....Anyone able to advise on what sort of cost how long should it take? Bit of an open question..... can you recommend anyone around Hadleigh Essex?. Our Saab had the timing belt replaced @ 31,000 (3...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. Im new to this. i have a 2003 9-3 2.0t vector and the main earth from the engine to the body work has snapped also about the same time my o/s/f indicator stopped working. i`ve done the obvious and replaced the bulb and still no joy. if i take out fuse 16 in the fuse board under the...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone can help me. Today I cleaned the maf, map & egr but have a problem. As you look at the egr (looking into the engine bay from front of car) the top right bolt has snapped, over tightened be mistake! (CANT BELIVE I'VE DONE IT!!!!) So half the bolt has come...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, This valve has snapped. What part is this? pencil pointing at it. 9-5 2005 2.0t
  16. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all, Just wondered if anyone else has had any issues with their manual transmission o-ring? Unfortunately mine has snapped making it extremely difficult to put back in place; it keeps slipping below the ball socket ring causing the gear lever to lift up while changing gears. Does anyone...
  17. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    hi all i wonder is someone can help i have a 90002.3ced full turbo auto and noticed that the belt tensioner bolt at the top was very loose upon trying to tighten it up i noticed that it was just hanging in the hole. so i took it to my local garage and got them to look at it after a whole day...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Team, This morning one spring snapped and dug a groove into tyre. AA picked it up and took it to SAAB Sunningdale. £80'ish two springs as have to be done in pairs. Apparently stabiliser rod or similar is bent due to spring cracking. Various bushes and bolts... total was over £400 not...
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All, I am a newbie on this site but have owned a '95 'M' plated Saab 900 (non turbo) 2.0 for almost 1 year without any problems. Today whilst driving through my local high street the Battery warning light came on along with a smell of burning, a closer inspection has found the large belt...
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