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  1. C900 Workshop
    Hi all, I just started up my dad’s old “around town” 1997 900 2.3 for the first time in a year (maybe 2 years, we can’t remember). What would you watch out for given the car was last inspected in October 2017, and hasn’t been driven regularly since 2018? I need a quick check list of what to look...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Good Evening! I'm semi new to saabs as you know. I'm not sure if my ACC is shot, or if I'm not using properly. It seems the temp sensor that is near the seat heater button is buzzing and making noise. I searched some threads here, and have seen a few names for this. what is the actually...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey there. So I was able to get the top issue straightened out and brake lines replaced. Thank you all for that. So, my next huge concern is the clutch/shifting. The friend that gave me this car, told me the car shifted great until the clutch cable broke last year. His mechanic replaced the...
  4. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Good Evening all, I searched through the threads here, and saw some different answers, and I'm not sure if they apply to my issue. Long story short, I was given a 1997 saab 900 se convertible. The battery has issues and the connecting cables. My friend had it stored with top down. When i...
  5. Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Bob LaBarge Location - Weymouth MA additional details: Means of contact: Email [email protected] Price: make an offer Transmission Type (auto/manual): Auto Mileage 155K miles: Description: Car is probably for parts at this point. Turbo blew, so if your in the situation to repair...
  6. 9000 Workshop
    Hi Does anyone have a diagram of bulbs etc for the vent heating controls? The heated seat lights? Dash bulbs etc.
  7. 9000 Workshop
    Car: 97 9000 Aero, w SRS on passenger side. The following are fairly comprehensive directions and comments to change a relay in a 97 Saab 9000 Aero. In this case a Turn Signal Relay - the right blinker was not working. The relay is located with others on the passenger side, under the SRS...
  8. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a Saab 900 SE 1997, and my radio turns on and of, lights come up, changes stations,and all other commands work, I just don't hear any sound. What can that be? I pulled the radio out and check the wiring and it looks fine, as well as the fuse in the back of the radio and in the front (next...
  9. Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Omari Location: Stockbridge, ga Means of contact: 866-344-3145 xt.1 Price: 700 Description: http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/3985094669.html Pictures:
  10. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I,ve had a few leaking oil seals which i am in the process of fixing(driveshaft,crankcase) but i noticed a bit of weeping coming from this area around the rack(see photo). Does anybody know if this part is serviceable,can i renew seals etc or is this just age related? My car is a 1997 900...
  11. Cars for Sale - North America
    Hello everyone, I am currently unable to maintain my car financially. At the moment I can't even afford to update my sticker :-/ I need the money more than I need the car right now. On KBB the fair condition price is $1422. I know I can't expect that much from the sale. I would like to get at...
  12. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi there! Just got myself this saab 2 weeks ago and have had no problem with it or the a/c (which is not great but was working ok). For whatever reason once I just turned the a/c- heat switch to the max (the red) just to check how far it went. I then put it back in its original position...
  13. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    The car has been sitting in the backyard since the engine failed in 2006. External: Scarabe green. the body is in great shape. Fully in tact with no dents, minor wear and tear. Trim is slightly faded and weathered. Original OEM wheels are in tact with little curb rash. Interior: Tan Leather...
  14. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all, so I'm new to Saab and forums in general. This Fall I had the privilege to purchase a used 1997 Saab 900SE 2.0T and I fell in love with this car. So far it has been great to drive and excellent all round. My only issue is that the fuel gauge has seemed to fail, reading completely...
  15. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have recently bought a 1997 saab 900s and my bushing keep breaking...they have broken 3 times this week..the 3rd time i had it fixed i barely got a block before it broke...i have read its a common problem but this much? Could it be the mechanic doing a bad job or could it be something else...
  16. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a post listed for selling my car. '97 900se with 172k for $2499. Is that too much to ask for it?
  17. Cars for Sale - North America
    I'm experiencing extreme financial hardship so I need to make a sacrifice; part with my lovely Saab. Up to now, it has been well maintained and attended to. It has 172k, auto trans, and all the SE goodies. Everything works except A/C needs minor upper hose repair. The upcoming needs as...
  18. 9000 Workshop
    When I open the fuse panel, I see the placement codes that show me which fuse controls which function, but how do I figure out what type of fuse to use? Is there a chart of codes that tells me which number fuse to use for each slot? Thanks!
  19. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey all, First of all, I hope that you all Saab owners had a safe and very merry Christmas. There's something which has been a tad annoying on my 1997 900S v6 especially since summer kicked in here in Australia. Every time I turn the a/c unit on, there's a whirring sound coming from behind...
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