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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, I have a friend who has a Saab 3.0 V6 TDI, which has possibly suffered the dropped liner fault, which this engines suffers I understand that there is an engine rebuilder based in Basildon called Engage? who may be able to rebuild his engine, (unlikely to be covered under Saab warranty due to...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    What issues are there with the new 1.9Tdi engine (2008 in my case)compared to the old ones,I see many posts of what to keep an eye on eg EGR valve etc but are these issues resolved in the new diesel or do they have there own issues.
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi alllllllll My 1st post and my 1st saab a 9-3 05 vector sport 150 tdi manual Just brought a saab yesterday which was very nice but i didnt do any research before buying it as i was going in to buy a bmw or another vdub. I was surprised about the price on insurance too which was much cheaper...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I just had the timing belt changed on my 2002 9-5 3.0l tdi and after around 300km the car stalled out on the highway. We towed it to the mechanic and now, after 3 weeks of waiting around, he tells me that the CPS was telling the tech II that the motor was running backward and that the motor is...
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi! could anyone tell me where the EGR valve is on a 3 litre 9.5 Saab please? Thanks
  6. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Just noticed today I was driving, I had my foot to the floor at 40 MPH, was in fifth gear and the car just did not seem to pick up speed, which is really strange as it normally goes like a rocket. The car has a dragging feeling like the handbrake is on, it's not. There is no engine...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All this is my first posting I have just bought a 3.0tdi and having looked at the service record it should have had the cam belt adjusted but was told from the daler that it was a chain. I am a bit confused can someone help me clear this up Thanks
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi my 3.0 tdi has an intermitent missfire and poor performance ,and some times will cut out violenlty for a split second , maybe 3 for 4 times in a row , when drive ok again , but with reduced performance ?, this happens mostly at lower engine speeds ie comming out of a junction etc , although...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I've just replaced my 9000 LPT with a 2003 2.2 TDI Linear model, hoping it'll be as good at pulling our caravan in the Highlands. The 9.5 is an E4D variant, M01 version, Vin YS3EB, and I'm sure that I have seen an information site for Saabs somewhere, whereby owners can punch in the full VIN and...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi. I have a 2004 9-3 SS 1.9 tdi. Today when I was at a junction which is on a hill I managed to stall the car. At this point a received a warning that there was water in the diesal or similar. I started the car and tried to pull away and had no power and stalled again. I successfully...
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have been Looking through a number of forums over the past few months, while resurrecting my 9-5, after the common oil starvation trick that they pull. I am sure you are all aware; Oil pickup cannot circulate oil through its fine filter and BANG, everything with any value turbo, piston and...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    i need some help has any one had their car retuned from 150 bhp to +++ bhp ?how much does it cost ? Are there altertanatives to using over priced SAAB dealers ?
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    The engine has just started to loose power when accelerating. If you accelerate gentle then its okay but hardish acceleration then it starts then stops. Had it serviced with new air/fuel/oil filter change less than 1000 miles ago. The local non Saab spec list garage has not got a clue, one...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks, hoping maybe someone out there can offer me some advice, i have a 93 2.2 tdi and recently on a few occassions if i accelerate hard i seem to get some kind of over revving on all the gear changes, it seems that when you let out the clutch the revs race up to around 3500rpm and for a few...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all I a new to the forum having bought a 51 plate 3.0 tid with 108K on the clock. Overall I am very pleased with it but I have noticed that every now and again the turbo cuts in at 1800 revs then dies at 2000 and builds again at 2200. the last week or so it seems that on occasion the turbo is...
  16. Saabscene: Performance
    Guys does Hirsch do a stage 2 or 3 ecu upgrade?
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Does anyone know how to find the gearbox oil checker and filler on my saab 93 tdi manual 2001? I have looked in the manual but it doesn't say were to find it, it just says see the service guide(that doesn't show it either). Thanks
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Can any one tell me what the standard spec should be for this car? ie trim toys spoliers wheels speedo (0 - 155 or Aero type) etc. Many thanks, Johnboy
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Can any one tell me what the standard spec should be for this car? ie trim toys spoliers wheels speedo (0 - 155 or or Aero type) etc. Many thanks, Johnboy
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi I am new to this forum and I have a 3.0 TDI 2001 96,000miles with full service history and all updates have been done. The problem I have is the turbo initially works but after driving down the motorway and reducing speed to go on A roads, when I accellerate again the turbo doeas not seem to...
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