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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, I've got a saab 93 2003 2.2tdi yesterday I got in the car and drove to my gym after an hr I got back to the went to start it and it wouldn't fire up. It tried to start with a couple of cranks but then cut off dead. I've tried replacing the battery but to no affect checked all fuses...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All I have just bought a 1998 9-5 series and the original key will not start the car how can I reprogram my key to start car?
  3. New Member Introductions.
    On cold start after a couple of minutes running there is a knocking coming from gearbox side of engine, this disappears when the clutch is depressed and when the engine runs for 5 minutes or so. I have replaced clutch, flywheel and starter motor but the noise is still there, could it be the...
  4. New Member Introductions.
    Hello all, I have been a member of a uk based Saab forum for 3 years, and have just joined Saabscene. Hopefully I can contribute and receive help too. My car is a 93 2005MY Vector sportwagon 1.9tid 150bhp, which has been great until I decided to change the injector seals!!!
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    When I start the engine it stutters for 10 to 20 seconds and then goes on normally. What could be the reason for that? Coolant temp sensor and Lambda sensor new. Spark plugs? Waht are the best for the gasoline B204i 93 YS3D yr. 1999 ?
  6. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Dear all, A few years ago I was running regular trips up and down the county for work in my classic 900 non turbo until I jumped in to come home one evening and she wouldn't start up. The starter motor turns her over fine but no spark seems to be created. Fuel seems to be coming through the...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My boyfriend's Saab has had issues since we bought it; the most recent problem is there's an error on the dash saying, "headlight leveling malfunction". The car started properly the first time this morning, but when he tried to leave for work it wouldn't start. I've fixed the ambient temp...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, I'm new to the diesel scene and have a problem I can't resolve. My car ran hot away from home due to the water pump seizing. The temperature warning came on and I pulled over and shut the engine off immediately. I inspected the engine a saw nothing obviously wrong so I restarted the...
  9. Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi Does anyone know how to have the sat nav unit on a saab 9-5 2008 (denso unit touch screen slot top and buttons down side) start up automatically when I turn on ignition rather than have to switch it on everytime?
  10. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    1995 9000 cs 2.3 4cyl manual transmission Sometimes when I go to start my car the dash lights will not come on. When that happens the engine just cranks and will not start. I'm clueless to what's wrong. Please help. Thank you
  11. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have a 2001 Saab 93 - 2.2Tid And it decided not to start! First attack I code read and nothing out of the ordinary appeared there, Certainly NO Fuel pump error code " P0190 / P1220 / P1335 / P1560 / P1600 / P1630 / P1631 / P1660 " ETC ETC - My WIS which covers from 2003 onwards I used for ref...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all In need of some advise or help I,ve just fitted a new water pump, filled with water turn on the ignition all warning lights come on but the engine management light flashes on and off and the turbo gauge moves up and down there is also a beeping type noise coming from under the dash, The...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, I have a 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear, and occasionally I will not hear the fuel pump prime when the key is turned to the ON position. When this happens the engine will crank, but it will not start. This has happened twice within the past week. When this first happened I was stranded in a...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, had the car for about 8 months now, loved it (except the auto box D: ) Just run into a few issues recently: 1: The exhaust is leaking from the small curved pipe out of the front of the engine, pretty sure it's part of the EGR valve system, it just started leaking badly today and filled...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    2005. 120k Tid. 1.9 Vector 8 valve. Drives superb. Start good apart from mornings. After some well appreciated advice I tried lots of things but no joy. I have changed the fuel filter, glow plugs, temp sensor, no better. When I disconnect the temp sensor I turn on he ignition and the fan runs...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, my 9-3 cut out on Friday night and would not restart. Plugged my fault code reader in and it came up with fault code P0090 fuel pressure regulator control circuit fault. I did notice that the fuel filter at the rear of the car was soaked with Diesel which I have replaced and also have...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    This is my first post on here, read lots on good advice though as a guest. Had towbar fitted on Friday to my 93 06 1.9 tid estate in readiness for the first launching of our new boat on the Norfolk coast. Got up this morning and drove down to the local coop, did the shopping, got back into...
  18. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My 2005 Saab 9-5 2.2 TDI sport estate wont start via the ignition but easily tow starts - Please someone tell me what's up with it? its done 94K with service history. Cranks over at normal speed but wont start......I only have to push it 10 metres and it starts and runs perfectly. I have had...
  19. General Saab Discussions
    Hi guys, iv just brought a 08 saab 1.9tid 150 bhp. Drives great and I'm more than pleased with it! But noticed she does'nt like to start up when warm unless I hold the throttle down???
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I thought it was about time i changed the fuel filter (underbonnet type) on my 2005 1.9tid Z19DTH 93... Wish i hadn't bothered!! It was running great prior. I did 4 key to on 10sec purges and heard air bubbling back into the main tank and tried to start... Cranked ok but didnt fire or...
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