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  1. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Guys, My daily driver 2000 Cabrio ( 239k miles but LPG at 54 p per litre ) has an intermittent problem with roof closure. Most times it closes fine but occasionally ( I think only when it is on a slope ) it gets most of the way there then stops. Usually when the rear section has lifted up and...
  2. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi everyone, I have this problem with my Saab. I replaced temperature sensor but still this error comes up from time to time. It comes up on cold days when im stuck in traffic (and by cold i mean -10 Celsius or lower) or when i stop the car - and start it after 20 minutes (so engine...
  3. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    So there we have it, the most critical motoring journalist in the world, liked the 9-5. Saab almost had it perfect, so near, yet so far..
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello... long time listener, first time caller. I have an '02 Saab 9-5 2.3t that drives and runs perfectly except for one thing: when I go to start the car after it has sitting for thirty minutes or so and has been driven and is warmed up, it tends to immediately die once or twice (sometimes...
  5. Chat
    I got a needle stick injury last Tuesday ...... Was walking thro' some long grass with my desert wellies on & found to my horror a very bloody old hypodermic syringe complete with needle had embedded itself in to my toe............ I went to the hospital & had it looked at & got some injections...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Had this code come on a couple of times in last couple of weeks P0380 relating to glow plug circuit.... Cleared ok then come back week later, (when cold) cleared again has not come back.... Is it a dead glow plug or heater relay...? I have a voltmeter/ohm tester how do you test the plugs...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I've got a 2.3 HOT aero -2007, 35K miles. I've noticed a few times over the past couple of months that there is a lack of power/hesitation sometimes when accelerating. The time it's most noticeable is on a motorway at about 70mph in top gear. Put your foot down and the acceleration is very...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys, I have a question for all you lawyers, trading standard boffins or those who have experienced this themselves. I bought a set of SAS antiroll bars through a very respected business in the UK. After they had taken payment I was told delivery would take 7-10 days which I hadn't been made...
  9. Saab News
    Photo Credit: New York Times Saab’s new Design Director, Jason Castriota has been recently interviewed by the New York Times. Here’s a small part of that interview below: Jason Castriota, formerly designer for Ferrari, Pininfarina and Stile Bertone, has been tapped by Saab to lead design...
  10. Saab News
    The SAAB Sonett I and the SAAB 93 are featured on the New York Times Today as part of their 2010 Collectible Car Of the Year Contest. This contest asks you to submit your photos of your collectible car & $5,000 with an exclusive interview with a New York Times Journalist to appear on their...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I've thought the power at low revs was lower than when I got the car for a while now and have been waiting for the light to come on before I took it to the dealer but as I had to take it in to have the steering looked at ( loose pinch bolt ) I asked them to check the performance while it was...
  12. Saab News
    The was a great article about Victor Muller, CEO of Spyker Cars in the New York Times this past Friday that I want to share. It is a truly positive outlook on Mr. Muller, his company and also his customers that he knows by name. From Spyker to Saab, a Quest for Miracles By LAWRENCE ULRICH...
  13. Saab News
    The New York Times is now reporting that Saab Automobile AB is promising to refill the inventory for the remaining Saab dealerships in the United States immediately following the sale to the Koenigsegg Group. This is a truly positive response to the recent news about Saab dealerships in the...
  14. Saab News
    Steven Rossi, former Public Relations Director for Saab Cars USA, has recently written a great article about Saab’s History and the cars that people collect today in the New York Times.. Rossi who took over for Lennart Lonnegren in 1990 and continued this role as Public Relations Director up...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    My 51 Plate 9-5 2.0 LPT that has just hit 102K, has got its MOT tomorrow :wink: and since its last one I have managed to do about 40K as I can remember what was on the clock when I bought it in october but I know it was around 62K. It all drives ok and I can find any that it should fail on...
  16. Saab News
    If you’re in or around Washington DC or Virginia and you didn’t make it to the Saab Owners Convention in Massachusetts last week, you still have a chance to catch the star of the show - the Saab 9-X BioHybrid concept car. What: Washington Times Car Show Where: Spring Hill Recreation Center -...
  17. Saab News
    Normally when there’s a new Saab review out there, I might get one or two emails about it. Over the weekend I think I had close to ten about this one (thanks to everyone). Such is the drawing power of the New York Times and the writing of Ezra Dyer. Dyer is the hot new property in Automotive...
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all Have a CEL at very specific times i.e on my 01 9-3 2.2 Tid (125 hp) 3rd gear accelerating through appros 3000 revs 4th gear accelerating through approx 2500 revs 5th gear accelerating through approx 2200 revs These appear to be happening under load - particularly 4th and 4th gear going...
  19. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Since the 9K ('96 2.0 LPT) has been back on the road, I have noticed when you lock the front Drivers door off the key....the rest of the doors do not lock. It opens all of them but doesnt lock all of them. When I use the remote alarm fob this unlocks and locks the doors fine. Any ideas? I'd have...
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi my 98MY 9.5 was running normally when it cut out, on trying to restart there were four ticking noises from somewhere behind the instruments, the engine turns over freely but there appears to be no fuel reaching the cylinders . Help ! A reconditioned throttle body was recently fitted but that...
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