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  1. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I always thought there was something inalienably 1970s about joining a car club, particularly one for a quirky make like Saab. Yet here I am because I need some help with mine. Incredibly, a garage couldn't sell the 2000 93 convertible I found, so I bought it for not very much at all and apart...
  2. Wash and Brush Up
    Hi everyone. First post for a while and first time I've had to treat a soft top. Just wanted to say that I found this one well easy to use. My roof is in pretty good nick but I noticed when parked on a wet day next to another one that the water was just sitting in droplets on his one and mine...
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi. This may sound odd, but as i pulled the release handle to open the roof, it fell to the floor! I pushed it back in, but stupidly i pushed it in the wrong way round. Now it won't come out, which is great, but i need to turn it round. how do i release the handle? Anyone please.
  4. New Member Introductions.
    Hello all, I just want to introduce myself here, I am from NSW, Australia. I bought a 2000 9.3 soft top last month, Cosmic Blue, 205 Hp Aero version, 5 speed manual. The car is in very good shape, very low mileage, 112,000 km or 68,000 miles. Mostly dealer maintained by previous owner, new...
  5. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Does anyone know if the allan set screws on the square hole fitting of the below picture (the allan screw holes are hidden in the photo) are supposed to be there to lock it to the shaft as mine doesn't have any screws in, it has the threaded holes but no screws and I see other post say theirs...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Does anyone know if there two part are the same. I have a 2002 - 93 convertible and need this joint. I have the gold one fitted but they are hard to get hold of but the black ones is available. But will it fit...... .
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    we r having trouble with our soft top it wont close and lock the top in . we just put a new top on so all is second hand . but it will close three quarters of the way then stop .... need help please
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    hi could any one please tell me what oil you put in the soft top filler bottle plz many thanks stu
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    HI, got a 93 soft top year 200, lifted the storage to get more boot space have put it back down now I get the message and sid beeps at me roof wont open, I believe there's a micro or two that controls this anyone know where its located..have a tech 2 will plug it in an see what fault code...
  10. Wash and Brush Up
    hi guys as the title suggests can i use just standard washing up liquid to clean the soft top as a 1 off. i have just brought a pressure washer and want to clean the car, will me using washing up liquid hurt the soft top in anyway? thanks for any help anthony
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks, I have spent 2 days using forum search functions and I have gained a bit of helpful info but I am still struggling, My SID is displaying "move goods from storage area" msg when i try to retract the hood, there is nothing blocking it. I have move the "bag" around in the boot and no...
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello all you Saabers outthere I've just bought a 9-3 2l injection (yesterday) and seems to run ok but every so often seems to loose power for a few seconds and then kicks back in , there's a slight judder? lack of power then every thing runs ok . She'd not been run for a few months before i...
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    With all the people who have had problems with their Saabs and soft tops, I have been waiting for this to happen and now it has!!! >:( Went to put the top down the other day and it went up about 3 inches and stopped - looked at the driveway right in front of the rear drivers side wheel well and...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, I have the following issue, please help: 2005 9-3 vert. Opening my soft top and the hood stops after raising the rear window section, check boot message. I leave the roof as is and get out and open the boot to move obstruction. Rear window section drops down a few inches under its...
  15. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Hi guys Just got my hands on a 1996 , 900se convertable, body is not bad, engine fantastic, soft top nightmare. I was told that there were problems with the wiring and that the power cables were cut and to operate the roof they had to be touched onto the terminals of another battery . I need to...
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, Just bought the car and I am getting this error message on the sid. Soft top was working. Any ideas what van cause this. I can hear motor noises when I hold the roof switch but it stops and beeps Thanks Dan
  17. Chat
    Hi guys another year........ another trip with the Saab 93 convertible down to the Goodwood breakfast club soft top sunday....... a celebration of open air motoring. Lots of great cars- was really pleased the Saab got some good interest, especially as she was on display next to a Ferrari 360...
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All , been a member on here since Dec 09 but never had...
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    The heater blower has failed (fuse ok) on my UK 2002 convertable 2 litre petrol turbo. I have read tips about a possible seized motor located under the cabin pollen filter . Unfortunately my filter does not seem to be located near the bulk head in the engine bay as often suggested. Any idea's...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi...My Saab 9-3 convertible Is three year old and the black soft top Is showing light markings on the surface where the struts are underneath. Is there anything good on the market that brings back the original pristine black please? thanks
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