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  1. Saab 9-3 2.0T 5 Speed (SOLD)

    Cars for Sale - North America
    SAAB 9-3 2.0T manual 5 speed List of new parts includes: -Set of winter tires, one season of use -Rebuilt Vacuum pump and hoses -Rear Brake pads and disks -LED fog lights -Recent oil change Car is in great shape, I am the second owner, no leaks from the engine at all. No check engine light, and...
  2. Replacing vacuum pump after failed rebuild...should I use silicone?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I had a small oil leak from the vacuum pump on my 07 9-3. Ordered those RKX o-rings and attempted to rebuild it. I took it apart cleaned it up as good as it was going to get and installed those 2 new o rings with a very thin coating of Vaseline. Slapped it back together and I didnt have a torque...
  3. My 9-3SC 2.0T

    My 9-3SC 2.0T

    The car was owned by the ocean for most of it's life before migrating down to Pennsylvania, but surprisingly no rust. It's had it's fair share of Saab-ish-ness though. Coils Ionization Module Strut Mounts Door Seals Vapor Barriers I used this as my daily until I traded my 2006 VW Passat for a...
  4. Code p0325 wont go away

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So this is my first saab (2006 9-3 2.0T) and recently i bought a “stage 2 aggressive ecu” off a 2004 9-3 Aero on ebay (#55569738) and had it programmed to my car at a local shop thst works on saabs. After it was programmed i still had a cel and code was p0300 for a random misfire my guess was...
  5. Hi, I'm Grant.

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, My name is Grant and I have a love hate relationship with my 2009 Saab 93 2.0T XWD 6 spd. Also I'm based out of Newfoundland. It's a small rock in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It's kind've like Hawaii but not warm and not at all like Hawaii.
  6. 2010 9-3 2.0T B207R misfire: coil or plugs? something else?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, I am new to the Saab Central and to Saab stories all together... lol I am a big ecotec fan and picked up a 2010 9-3 2.0T for $3k, 227k miles but one owner and garage kept. Anyway when i first got it (Jan 2019) I noticed if i held the peddle down in high gear (when i have should been...
  7. Oil Leak(s) B207

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Owned a 2008 Combi since new with 127k with one, maybe two small engine oil leaks (5cm/2in each night). Thought it was coming from the dreaded oil sensor in the sump. Had silicone sealed that for the last 15k but the oil on the driveway continued. Finally gave up last week and paid to drop...
  8. Randomly upon startup, car engine will misfire with shaking/smoke until restart.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Car: 2006 Sportcombi 2.0T Issue: Wednesday, I get into my car to head to work and it starts up fine. I forgot my wallet, turn off car after it had been running for about 2 mins, and run inside. When i come back out and start it up, a crazy shaking occurs from engine bay and my tailpipe is...
  9. Turbo Related Question

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everyone, First off I would like to say this is my first post here and that is only because of all the help from the members of this great community. That being said my beloved 2005 Linear with 175000 miles has been giving me issues across the board, but I'll be specific to this one...
  10. 2007 9-3 B235R Question about cam cap tq and also part number for bolts??

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Im looking at the WIS and im just not sure about what they mean when it says "5-fit the guide bearings"?? Are those the caps or something else?? Just wanting to confirm if its 7ft lbs or 16ft lbs ?? Also need to replace one of the cam cap bolts, I found this part which seems to be right...
  11. Cold start bucking then smooth

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2003 9-3T Arc bucks like a bucking bronco if left at the idle it starts with. Usually I try to give it a little gas to quiet it down and then it's fine afterwards. A couple of times I just left it alone (no extra gas) and it bucks for about 20 seconds. After it gets past this the engine...
  12. can my 93 2.0t tow a 71' super beetle?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey guys, i have a 06 saab 93 2.0 with 190k miles, 5 speed manual trans. it has a tow bar installed and i was wondering if it can tow a 1971 vw super beetle for around 500 miles. what do i need to be concerned about?
  13. 2009 Saab 9-3 SportCombi 2.0T

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Paul Lucier Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada Means of contact: [email protected] Price: $4500 or best offer Transmission Type (auto/manual): Auto Mileage (miles/kms): 267,000 km Description: *REDUCED PRICE* Asking $4500 or best offer certified and etested....willing...
  14. Stock dyno 2007 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Had car dynoed today made 169 horse power,188 ft Torque. dyno was Mustang. Also have OBD II software app on phone. made 154.6 horse power at 5800 RPM, Best 0-60 time 7.0 max boost 12lbs. Shipping ECU to Brew city boost tomorrow doing stage 2. will post results when get back.
  15. 2009 9-3 2.0T cel code help p2431 p0411

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello. Never posted here so if I forget some info forgive me. I have a 2009 9-3 2.0T XWD and I've had p2431 (SAI air flow/pressure sensor/perf bank 1) and P0411 (SAI incorrect flow) codes for a while, I clear them and they come on in a week or so. With my inspection coming up which requires...
  16. 2000 9-3:Alarm went off while driving, power windows+doors stopped working, no start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi. I was driving on the highway yesterday, in 2000 Saab 9-3 base and: - alarm siren starts going off, I couldn't get the siren to go off. kept driving - Power windows stopped working - Power locks stopped working When I reached my destination, I turned off the car. When attempting to start: -...
  17. 2003 Saab 9-3 2.0t Linear Automatic

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Cordell Location: Thompson, CT Means of contact: Email, phone/text (860)790-9492 Price: $1,000 OBO Transmission Type (auto/manual): Automatic Mileage (miles/kms): 191,XXX miles Description: 2003 Saab 9-3 2.0t Linear. Car runs and drives but needs work. Radio does not work, will need...
  18. For Sale: 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T Part Out

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    ** I can no longer edit my original part out post titled - 2007 Saab 93 2.0T Manual Part Out from 2/24/16. It can be deleted.** Name: Chris Kotansky Location - additional details: Location of all parts is Hazleton, PA back at my parents' place. I currently reside in Grass Lake...
  19. 2001 Saab no crank no start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello i have a 2001 Saab 9-3 that will crank and won't start. Earlier today I was driving and my car stalled on me it wasn't much of a stall. I stopped it and turned it back on and it doesn't turn on. So I tried to puch to start it and nothing. I also checked the battery and it has power...
  20. 2008 9-3 Valves replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, new to Saab Central, I've been bitten by the GM poor valves on 2008 93 2.0 convertibles. I'm curious about replacement valves for this problem. Any suggestion on which valves to replace and whom to buy from for this beauty. Surely OEM valves are out of the question. Only 79,678 miles and...