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  1. 2007 9-3 Vector Convertible 1.8T

    New Member Introductions.
    Hi, Had the car about 1 month Love it. thinking of retrofitting Saab Satnav in place of standard radio/CD
  2. Saab 93 Vector 1.9 TTID 2011 Convertable DPF problem

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi,it's my first time posting on this forum so i'll do my best. Last Feb(2018) i became the proud owner of a Saab 9-3 Convertable Vector 1.9 TTID 2011 plate. This was bought from a dealer and from the start i started having problems. Noticed blue grey smelly smoke from the exhaust and high oil...
  3. Issues with my 2011 Saab 9-5 Vector

    New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Hi I'm new to this forum. I have a 2010 / 2011 Saab 9-5 vector and have come across a problem. The battery failed, wiper blades activated once, hazards flashed and keyfob message appeared on display. Changed the battery and all is fine except the trip computer and the odometer have stopped...
  4. 2005 9-5 vector

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Saw this advertised locally so had to have a look, it was owned by an older gentleman that spent the most of his time in the USA so the car only was driven 2-3k miles a year. It was originally a London car but ended up over here he had it for 2 1/2 years. Car was very dirty covered in green but...
  5. Saab 9-3 rear green stuff pads + Vector rear spring

    Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi folks, Selling some parts I bought however didn't use for my previous Saab. EBC Green Stuff Rear Pads Brand new unused. Fit the following Saab 9-3 2003 Non Convertible Saab 9-3 2004 Convertible Saab 9-3 2004 Non Convertible Saab 9-3 2005 Convertible Saab 9-3 2005 Non Convertible Saab 9-3...
  6. Saab 1.9tdi vector sport cutting out on Motorway and in town

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have the above Saab reg 2006, and it has been cutting out on the motorway, in traffic etc. I took it to the Saab dealer in Gloucester 5 weeks ago and after it had been there for three weeks I finally got it back. First they checked injection items, wasn't that then they looked through the...
  7. Fuel filter protective cover- 2007 9-3 TiD Vector 150

    Part number requests
    Hope someone can help here. Mine appears to have gone missing, resulting in damaged sensor and leak. Garage has replaced the filter minus the sensor, but I want to replace the cover to prevent further damage. Suggestions of where to get parts from also appreciated. Thanks
  8. EGR I'm guessing....

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    On the way to a friends house last night I took the motorway to try and perform the DPF regen (ordinarily only do 4 mile journeys....short commute), anyway @ 70 the engine light came on and there has been a massive loss of power below 3k rpm. Sometimes the turbo kicks in other times it feels...
  9. 9-3 1.9TDI 150 BHP Sport Vector 2005 November 2005 registered

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Can anyone tell me the make of engine and gearbox in my car ?
  10. Saab 9-3 150 TiD Vector - Newbie owner

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, New to the forum and I'm sorry but my first contribution is to ask loads of questions....but I am hoping that you are a nice bunch and can oblige??? Just taken ownership of a 2005 9-3 Pre-Facelift TiD Vector and it's a MASSIVE step up from a Ford Ka which I have been inflicted with for...
  11. Saab 93 Sport 1.9TDI Vector - Rear Suspension Arms

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    The car has done 55,000 miles and by pulling and pushing the back wheels there is play. Im told by a Saab garage that it is a common fault for the bushes to do this and normally 30,000 miles will show that they need doing again. The arms come with the bushes. £200 total is the cost for both...
  12. Fuel gauge issue 2005 9-3 Vector Sport

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. I a in the process of replacing my blower motor (which has been endless amounts of fun) however due to the replacement part actually being broken, I am current driving around without a blower motor attached... since removing the blower motor, my fuel gauge now reads empty and the display...
  13. Washed + waxed my parents' Vector 150

    Saab Forecourt
    So the car was sitting at home today, looking a bit sorry for itself. Could have wrote your name in the dirt on the side of it and the wheels had turned black Decided it needed a bit of TLC. No detailed shots but a few afters, hope you like.
  14. Saab 9-3 1.9tid vector sport (150bhp) second gear tough to engage

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, Recently on the cold mornings i have noticed that my saab seems to struggle slightly to get into 2nd and occasionally 3rd gear. I read a few articles on line and it would seem that this is failry common and people have suggested upgrading the gearbox oil to a high grade one such as royal...
  15. HELP!! Where's the fuel filter on SAAB 9-5 Vector TID

    Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi We've just bought a 2002 Saab 9-5 Vector TID 2.2 estate and need to change the fuel filter. Can anyone tell me how to do it, and more importantly where it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  16. The best tyres for a 93 vector sport hirsch 175 bhp

    Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hi guys Im new to this so please help me out Im looking for the best tyres at a decent price for my car. Its a diesel but it has 175bhp Any suggestions
  17. 2007 Saab 9-3 9TiD Vector Anniversary

    Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi All, Newby here. I am looking at the above convertible with 81,000 on the clock. What do I need to be aware of ? it was last serviced at 70,000 and as far as I can see the cam belt was not changed so that,s an obvious concern? I am looking to do a 3 week tour of Europe in the car any...
  18. 2005 (MY55) 9-3 Sportwagon Vector Sport for repair or breaking

    Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    As much as it pains me to do it the rules are for everybody to be applied equally so please follow them. When you placed the FREE ad you where asked if you had read understood and will comply with the rules, to post an ad you have to select 'YES'. Please comply, whilst we very much want to...
  19. Service interval reset - 1.9Tid 150 Vector sport 2007 anniversary (new style dash)

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I've just changed the eng oil & filter, and air filter before the service reminder was shown. Fuel filter will be done next week or so. The change was based on mileage and done early, ie before the reminder was shown, it's at about 43% intermediate. Can the service interval reminder be reset ?
  20. Fan not working saab 93 vector

    Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a 2004 Saab 93 Vector(auto 2.0). Today the heating air fan and air conditioning have just stopped working. Meaning no air seems to be coming out at all ! I purchased the car in June 2013 and ever since I purchased the car there has been a clicking noise that came on for 5-10 seconds...
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