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  1. Hi Y'all!

    New Member Introductions
    Long time Saab Lover, first time owner! I just purchased a 1999 9-3 Convertible, and I've got my Haynes manual, but hoping to utilize the Saab knowledge in forum for some of the more interesting hiccups along the way. So far all the work I've done consists of oil change (mobil 1), with K&N...
  2. 1999 9-3 no fuel. Many diagnosis. Stumped!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Some fun facts. I have replaced the CPS and driven the car, confirming the replacement has eliminated my previous problems and is working. Moving on. Car had stage 2 tune for maybe one year or longer? Moved to stage 3 about 4 weeks ago. Just last week I had an evap canister/purge valve system...
  3. For Sale: Koni shocks, vogtland springs, T5 ECU, antiroll bar & other OG 9-3 parts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: James Location: Southern NH Means of contact: 978-877-8239 Price: Negotiable Hey everyone! Im fairly new to the forums, just thought I'd let go of a few parts I wont be using. They're were planned to be put on a 1999 9-3 se but Other things have come up. Ill list it all below OG 9-3...
  4. For Sale: T5 Intercooler

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Craig Location - additional details: Means of contact: [email protected] Price: $15.00 Transmission Type (auto/manual): either Mileage (miles/kms): 160k Description: This intercooler came off a 1999 Saab 9-3. In good condition. Dont need it. If no one takes it Ill throw...
  5. Door Lock Issue

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My almost salvaged--but perhaps still salvageable--1999 9-3 sedan is manifesting door lock issues. The key fob is long dead (but still present in the glove box). Opening doors/trunk from outside with key sometimes yields nothing: can't turn key right or left at all, mechanically prevented from...
  6. New and broke down

    New Member Introductions
    Need all the help you can stomach
  7. Convertible Top Will Not Close!?!?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I don't know what's wrong, but the top is stuck as you can see in the first photo and won't move up or down. I'm not sure if there is something wrong with the motor but I don't see anything broken on either side. Any idea what might be the problem?
  8. 1999 Saab 9-5 SE $1,900

    Cars for Sale - North America
    This is a 1999 Saab 9-5 listed at $2,000. Here is a link to the vehicles stats: http://www.edmunds.com/saab/9-5/1999/features-specs.html Car has seen many years and has some wear and tear. MILEAGE IS UNKNOWN, though estimated at 160K. Please see the provided link for pictures of the car and...
  9. For Sale: '99 Saab 9-5 Part Out + 9-3 Maf Sensors + 3 sets of rims

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:Kris Location:Mississauga Means of contact:647 720 1337 Hello. I'm parting out Dimitiri's old car and I still have a long way to go. Main items: Engine: Rebuilt in 2011 with stronger 2.0L b204 block and pistons and T5 Camshafts Transmission: Aero gearbox rebuilt with new bearings...
  10. 1999 9-3 SE Convertible

    New Member Introductions
    I just bought a 1999 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible with 117k. This is my first Saab although not my only non-mainstream vehicle as I used to own a '79 Lancia Beta and a '79 MG Midget. :) It is black on black and has an automatic. It is a very nice car. Everything works on it, although there are a few...
  11. 1999 9-5 started, runs for a few minutes, then dies

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-5 that I've had since March 2012. In April (2013) I went out to my car to return home from school one evening the the car wouldn't crank up and I had to have my grandfather tow me home. Since then I have had my uncles and grandfather (all mechanics) work on the car to no...
  12. 1999 9-3 SE - Power Steering

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My engine was making a rattling sound today and it got louder over the course of 5 minutes or so until suddenly, three things happened: My red battery light came on the dashboard, my air conditioning stopped working although the fan continued to blow air, and my power steering is completely...
  13. 1999 9-3 codes P0135 P0141

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I replaced the O2 sensor, but these two codes still come up. Any help out there? Thanks... P.S. Those codes translate to: P0141 O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction bank 1 sensor 2 P0135 O2 sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 1
  14. FEELER - 1999 Saab Viggen

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Hey Guys: So, I've been giving it some thoughts and I'm throwing the idea of selling my beloved Viggen. It's a '99, obviously Lightning Blue, with currently 157,xxx miles. This car had one owner before me, who put around 142,000 miles on the car. Car runs really well, has always been maintained...
  15. 9-5 Wont Stay Idling on Initial Warm Up Without Revving

    9-5 Workshop
    i own a 1999 Saab 9-5 with turbo. It has 180k miles and was originally an AZ car but has been in MA for about 2 years. Car was wonderful til a couple of months ago when my father mistakenly overfilled the oil and it started to run funny and stall.This was right after i had gotten an oil change...
  16. For Sale: Viggen parts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Selling some parts off this viggen. I bought it like this. Using it as a parts car. Its a shame to see a viggen in this shape. Text me at 315-254-1039 for requests for parts. Dont PM me or email as im not on this site alot.
  17. For Sale: Part Out 1999 Saab 9-3 SE manual

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Dear Saab Central user, I have a Saab 9-3 1999 turbo B204L manual transmission for part out. I've beneficiated so much form this site that I will post the part here before selling on other platform (ebay and local adds) The car is currently located in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada and all...
  18. For Sale: Parting out 1999 Saab 9-3 Black

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hey guys, my 99 Saab 9-3 crapped out on me yesterday, I just stuck $2000 into it within the last month and it still wasn't running right. So i took it to another repair shop and they told me it's not worth fixing. The Car is black. Let me know what parts you need, I'll get back to you as...
  19. 1999 9-3 convertible leaking hydraulic fluid

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just purchased a 1999 9-3 convertible. The top was not opening or closing properly. I filled the reservoir with fluid (it was nearly empty) and cycled the top. It worked fine but I noticed the pump is leaking. It's leaking fluid where the lines go into the block that is attached to the...
  20. 99 9-3 Radio - Stopped Working - now Locked

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey - I have been reading through the forums and did not find this exact problem. I have had the car about a year - all worked fine. Now the radio in the 99 says - Radio Locked. Out of the blue. I used it Friday - no problems. However we got a rainstorm last night maybe that did it?
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