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  1. 06 9-3 2.0t balance chain/timing chain rattle noise

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've stumbled upon a bigger issue than I originally thought. Last summer I thought my water pump had gone out after overheating. Long story short, I pulled the water pump only to find the balance chain, not on the sprocket. I pulled the timing cover to find that one of my guides had been...
  2. 1999 Saab 9-3 For Sale/ Parts/Fix- $800

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Hey guys, so my 1999 Saab 9-3 with the 2.0T motor threw a rod out the side of the block. It is a great car otherwise. Located in Westminster, Maryland 1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Turbo 5spd manual 4 brand new tires + 2 spare tires that are 75% tread Aftermarket wheels and stereo All the following parts...
  3. ABS Question- New here!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just bought a 1999 9-3 2.0L 5 speed, 4 dr hatch, for a run around/gas mileage car. So I noticed that when I hit the brakes it does the famous abs sound and feels like abs kicking in. However, I pulled the 50A abs fuse, abs light, cel, and Brake! lights came on, but the noise and feel went...
  4. 02 Saab 9-3 shut off after opening door!! Won't start.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a 02 Saab 9-3 w/ the 2.0. I started the car the other day and got out closing the door and let it run for about 5 mins. When I got back to the door and opened it the car shut off. Then all the car would do is turn over acting like there was no spark. I'm lost on this one...
  5. BIG problem - need to rebuild engine - have to ask some questions!

    C900 Workshop
    Hi guys, Long story short, I blew the head gasket on my 89 c900 Aero Turbo. I didn't know what had happened but I believe the engine is hydro-locked (Massive clunk when tried to turn over, and then just wouldn't turn at all) I have a 88 c900 EMS 2.0 N/A with low KMs and a very nice gearbox...
  6. Driving a Saab 900 from Amsterdam to Africa

    The Lounge
    Hi everyone! Last month I drove with a 1996 Saab 900 2.0i Coupe from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dakar Senegal. I was part of the ´Amsterdam Dakar Challenge´. A trip where participants drive to Africa in a max. 500 euro car, raising money for local charities. I found my 900 last September...
  7. Transmission Saab 900 2.0T -98

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    hey! im welcoming my self and my "new" Saab, to the forum! :) My transmission has collapsed, and no i wonder witch transmissions would fit in my 900, its a 98 so it has hydraulic clutch, so what i understand it cant be from a earlier 900? Must the new transmission come from a turbo motor ? Can...
  8. LSJ mods that may work on 2.0t/T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Soo, after seeing bratboy successfully install our b207r into the supercharged balt ss and my excess of free time due to a broken back and not much else to do I've been looking at mods that may work on our car. I think some of these with the addition of an ECU flash may be a nice way to broaden...
  9. Engine Cover question

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I was wondering if this 2.0 cover would work. If it won't, I'll order this one...
  10. OBD Emissions Fail

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 2001 93 that just failed emissions ;oops: and I have the codes that caused the failure. About 2 yrs ago I replace the original engine with an Ecopower 2.0 Turbo. I've been looking up the codes online as I want to attempt to fix these gremlins myself, the codes are as follows: P0455...
  11. 2007 9-3 Starting then dying...

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    okay before you guys yell at me for putting this in the mods section.... here's the deal. Last night I popped the hood and tightened up my BSR optiflow intake (sometimes it slides off the tubing). I woke up this morning, backed out the car from the garage and everything was fine...
  12. TD-04 and ECU from a SE, power ratings?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    My GT-17 went out so I bought a TD-04 15t and an ECU from a 9-3 SE for my 2001 2.0t engine , having installed just the aftermarket intake , td-04 and the SE's ECU what are some projected horsepower and torque ratings ? I have an automatic by the way.
  13. Feeler: 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T - 11,500 Miles. SoCal

    Cars for Sale - North America
    2008 SAAB 9-3 sport sedan with a 2.0T engine for sale. The car only has 11,500 miles on it (mostly freeway miles). It is a 6 speed manual transmission. Snow silver exterior with black leather interior. It has 17" aero wheels with 225/45/17 Continental ContiSportContact tires, 3 with decent tread...
  14. Automatic gearbox 2.0turbo

    9-5 Workshop
    :DHello:D Anyone knows about there is any adjustment of the auto gearbox on Saab 9-5 2.0 turbo????? Or, is it just oil shift how might make it more gentle in gearshift???? Happy for any answers from you!!!!! Rune