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2000 9-5

  1. B234 vs B235

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I recently bought a 2000 9-5 2.3t. I bought it as a cheap beater, not realizing the potential the 2.3's have (I grew up around 900's. I don't know much about G.M. saabs) Eventually I would like to start builing it. I just wanted some opinions on weather I would be better off working with the 235...
  2. 9-5 vs 900 vs 9-3

    9-5 Workshop
    Considering a 2000 9-5 Aero Sedan Automatic with 90k miles(3.2k,) 1996 900 SE 4D Automatic with 123k miles(2.6k) and 2006 9-3 2.0 Wagon Manual with 93k miles($4k.) The 9-5 and 900 would be purchased from individuals, but the 9-3 would be from a Lexus dealer. Supposedly the 9-3 would get a full...
  3. HELP- Need Advice - engine issue

    9-5 Workshop
    i recently purchased 2 2000 model 9-5's and one of them starting running very rough today while i was driving, i suspect maybe its the turbo but i have no idea as yet. i was driving onto a highway on-ramp and i put the pedal down in 3rd gear (5 spd manual transmission) and it wound up fine then...
  4. 2000 9-5 Engine Making Clicking Noise

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey everyone, I am wondering if you guys can help me out on this ticking noise problem that my Saab is having. So First off, I have had a pretty good oil leak but it hasnt caused me any problems as I just make sure its always topped off with oil. Recently the oil light has been flickering on...
  5. New to us Saab 95 2.3t Gary Fisher Wagon

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there- So....coming from a Yota/Honda/Subie background. We just welcomed our first son into this world (well 10 months ago) and wanted to find a wagon to tote him and his dog around. We were in the market to replace either our: 1984 Toyota Camry...145K... ticked like a clock and did...
  6. For Sale: Rim For 2000 95 Aero

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Blake Location - additional details: Southern California Means of contact: PM on here or call/text me at 909-648-2688 Price: 125$ Plus shipping Description: Perfectly good rim, no rust minor imperfection near lug nut hole (repainted to match). Pictures:
  7. 2000 9-5 2.3 lpt cranks but will not start.

    9-5 Workshop
    There is a similar thread on this topic, but I didn't want to hijack the OP's thread with my problem. My 2000 9-5 (2.3 lpt, 5speed, 134K) typically starts up very quickly, but this am it took a few extra turns. I drove about 30 mins before shutting it off. When trying to restart after about 15...
  8. 2000 9-5 se v6 valve cover oil leak?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello...I've been reading a lot of posts regarding oil leaks from around the valve covers. I've replaced the gaskets to no avail. Oil leaks most prominent when coming to a stop...and leaks down on the exhaust manifold smoking badly from under the hood. My question: Is this open hole just below...
  9. Just replaced turbo in 2000 v6 se...starts then dies

    9-5 Workshop
    I just completed replacement of the turbo. I did prime the turbo before starting. After reconnecting the ignition cassettes and replacing the fuel pump fuse, I started up the motor. It turns over and starts up very quickly... then immediately shuts down. I could only keep it running by...
  10. New owner of a used 00 9-5 2.3t Auto..

    9-5 Workshop
    Let me start by letting everybody know a few things about me and my new (used) Saab This is my second car ever. I have learned more in the past week than i have ever known about motorized vehicles. I bought this car on craiglist a week ago from today, it was the first and only car i looked...
  11. 2000 9-5 engine misfire

    9-5 Workshop
    I am new to this site, and this is my first Saab. The other day on the way home from work, I noticed trouble with shifting and power loss.(Automatic transmission). There was an intermittent whirring sound and tachometer was fluctuating between 0 and 4,000 rpms. The check engine light started...
  12. 2000 Saab 9-5 Audio system difficulties - Suggestions Needed!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all! So this has been a problem that has been bugging me for weeks now and thanks to being short on cash, I haven't had anyone officially look at it. I have a 2000 Saab 9-5 SE wagon that is having an annoying problem. A few weeks ago, I noticed the audio system was acting a little funny...
  13. oil light flicker on idle

    9-5 Workshop
    Seems like there are others with a similar issue. Pennzoil synthetic Platinum oil is at 4500 miles (mostly hwy.) "JLube guys said its good for 7500"... I seriously doubt it.
  14. Saab 9-5 mods? new owner?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I've had my 2000 Saab 9-5 2.3L T 5spd for almost a year now and I am just now starting to look at upgrades. 1. The first thing I want to address is the sound, right now it's pretty quiet and doesn't sound too good. I don't want an obnoxious one that sounds like there's no muffler, just one...
  15. For Sale: 2000 9.5 4-dr. sedan, 2.3 liter

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Whole vehicle or part out as needed for you. Car has blown headgasket. Body is intact; never wrecked. Mileage is 146,991. Rims perfect, tires brand new, turbo great, catalytic converter good, all body parts European Racing Green, mirrors intact, brake calipers, dashboard, stereo. Complete car...