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  1. Need help identifying Part

    9-5 Workshop
    I have this hose behind my engine. Not sure what it is although I'm sure it has something to do with the vacuum system. Can you please help me identify the part? Update: Okay, so I cannot post pictures yet. Hopefully this will work, head to dropbox and use this URL...
  2. Wanted: 2002-2005 9-5 front bumper cover

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Shawn Location - additional details: Ma. Means of contact: PM Price: negotiable Transmission Type (auto/manual): N/A Mileage (miles/kms): N/A Description: Paint code is 279 (steel gray) that I'm looking for, would prefer the 04/05 aero bumper (willing to get it painted if color is...
  3. Holes in frame full of debris

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Has anyone ever cleaned the holes in the frame behind the front wheels and in front of the rear wheels ? On a 2005 conv, it was full of dust, and debris. Are the pitfalls for rust ? How can these be anti rust proofed ?
  4. Winterise convertible

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I am only driving our conv in summer and car has been washed, waxed, top sealed with renovo, etc and now car is in the garage under its cover. I have noticed that the frame of the car has multiple nuts which are exposed to road water. Can these be greased while car is sitting in garage ...
  5. Front Spring Code? Help!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Having trouble identifying spring code. On the spring there are 3 painted dots, white then orange then silver or gray i think. Attached is a picture of a tag from inside the drivers door. Anyone know which springs I should order?
  6. Antenna port.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, I just bought a 2005 Saab 9-3 and I am in love, however I want to add an FM modulator, but I can not figure out how to access the antenna port on the radio to make the connection. I have also notice that there is some static on the radio, I believe there may be a loss connection from the...
  7. Wheel lock malfunction, please help !!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Good evening every one and most specially happy new year ! So here is my problem, my car has been sitting in the garage for the past week. Some one had ran into me and caused damage to my car. The front bumper, the drivers side front fender, the drivers side door and the drivers side rear...
  8. 2005 9-3 Arc Convertible, Less than 38K Miles (MAINE)

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: 2005 9-3 Arc 2.0T Convertible Location: Southern Maine Means of contact: PM here Price: 12,000 OBO Description: This is a 2005 Arc vert with 37,7XX miles. Car lived most of its life in the Southern California desert. This car is in excellent shape both cosmetically and...
  9. Xenon ballast replacement : how ?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I looked everywhere but did not find a 'manual' how to replace the xenon ballast on a 2005 9-3. Looks you need to take out the complete headlamp as the box sits under the headlight ? Anyone having a full instruction how to do that ? It is the passenger side .
  10. Replacing clutch

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Hello all, I was wondering if anyone has changed their clutch. I have a 05 9-2x aero with 170,000 miles on it. Its definitely time to change it. Is this a job I could do or is it better to have a shop do it? Is the same clutch for a wrx (same year) compatible with the 9-2x? Thanks for any...
  11. 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear - 80K miles - $6900 OBO

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Selling my 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear (Located in Brooklyn, NY) Good condition overall. A few dents and scratches to the exterior from parking in a city, but runs great and has been serviced diligently, including 60K-mile tune-up. Interior is in great condition and well-maintained. 80,300 miles...
  12. 2005 Saab 9-5 AERO

    Cars for Sale - North America
    For sale is my 2005 Saab 9-5 AERO. It currently has 51,300 miles. It has every option available except navigation. Heated front and rear seats, Harmon Kardon Premium 9 speaker sound system, Bi-Xenon headlights, Backup Sensors, 4 wheel ABS, Electronic Stability Control. The seats in the AERO are...
  13. wtb 93 Aero Convertible '04-'07

    Cars Wanted - North America
    I'm trying to purchase a Saab 93 Aero convertible between the years of 2004 and 2007. It must be 4 cylinder with a manual transmission. I would prefer a black exterior with the two-tone parchment/black interior, but other colors will definitely be considered. Must have less than 50k miles :D
  14. 9-3 sedan 2004 to 2005 changes for safety?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all. looking at the 9-3 sedans, I found the safety rating on edmunds for the 2005 is higher that then the 2004. Does anyone know what kind of changes they made between these years? I am looking at these for my fiance and our 3 kids, these cars seem a great balance- safe, nice styling...
  15. 2005 conv Auto a/c in convertible mode

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    When opening the top, the Airco unit switches to manual mode no Fahrenheits but numbers from 1 to 9. However it always seems to start in 2 for the driver and 3 for the passenger even if you change it, close the top and after a while reopens the top, it seems to have lost the previous...
  16. Remote opening top on 2005 conv

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Can Tech program the car so the remote control can open/close the top on a 2005 convertible ?
  17. WTB: 2005 9-3 Aero Convertible, Manual trans

    Cars Wanted - North America
    Title says it all: I'm looking for 2005 9-3 Aero convertible, with manual transmission. Preferred colors are Lime Yellow, Chili Red, Laser Red, or Nocturne Blue. I'm in Seattle, willing to travel to get the right car. Thanks!
  18. 9-3 2005 Infotainment Plus GPS upgrade

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, Besides the Mazda 2008 update DVD, does a 2010 - 2011 update exist that works on a 2005 9-3 GPS ?????
  19. "Key not accepted. Contact Saab dealer." message

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I own a 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear and quite unexpectedly, I got the " Key not accepted. Contact a Saab dealer." message. I have changed the fob battery and now the fob will not engage the car in any way. It will not unlock the doors or turn the ignition. The car battery seems fine and does not appear...
  20. 2005 door lights... anyone have them?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Anyone have under door lights on 2005 models (front doors only)? I have a 2005 Vector Sport 1.9TiD in the UK and have them. As its a second-hand car, I want to make sure there's nothing funny going on as the link says it was a 2003-only item. Hope...