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  1. Fuel Injector disc problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all, While changing the o-rings on the nozzle end of my injectors, one of the discs that would be between the intake and o-ring broke off/shot across the shop. I was wondering what this disc does, and if I can machine a replacement? Since I am a machinist, I can get pretty close...
  2. Need cool sounding exhaust.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    i have had my 2003 9-3 for a while now, since may and i love it, besides it always burning oil its rly fun to drive. i just need to make this thing sound good. i have completely stock exhaust and i was thinking about a muffler delete or a resonator delete. do those sound good at all? anyone have...
  3. '05 9-3 - Steering Column Lock message

    Tech II Workshop
    2005 9-3 2.0T Sedan A/T A couple weeks ago I received the "Steering Lock Malfunction..." warning message. I am unable to turn the key at all. The car sat for 6 weeks while I was away so I assumed it was battery related although battery was only 2 years old. I replaced with a new battery with no...
  4. Timing Chain Replacement HELP!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I’m having trouble with my timing chain on my 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 4cylinder. I replaced the timing chain, the guides, the crankshaft spindle and tensioner as well. I used the correct camshaft alignment tool set for my car (8th digit of VIN Y) to make sure they were good and made sure...
  5. For Sale: b204l turbo charger

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:Eric Location - additional details:Los Angeles Means of contact:phone 8184257519 Price:140 obo Transmission Type (auto/manual): auto Mileage (miles/kms): 90k miles Description: turbo charger for 1999 9-3 se B204L engine Pictures (embedded pics or links to external albums are...
  6. 06 9-3 convertible "Manual Operation Only Take to Dealer

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey guys, in sept 17' i bought a saab 9-3 convertible. Ive been driving it for months and convertible top was working fine until this month. whenever i try to lower the roof to turn it into a convertible, about 3/4 of the way down, the roof would stop and the SID display would say something like...
  7. Buying my first Saab

    The Lounge
    Hi, I'm looking at buying my first Saab and have some questions - mainly regarding repair and maintenance cost. I've been researching for 2 months now and have gotten widely varying opinions from consumer rating sites, repair estimate sites, mechanics, Saab owners, etc. Despite all the...
  8. Power Steering Fluid in Engine oil

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    The shaft seal on my power steering pump started leaking recently and my PS was overflowing as has been well documented on this forum. So I went ahead and got a re-manufactured pump and replaced the whole unit. Job went together easily without any complications, but when I started the car it...
  9. Front License Plate Mount

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    Hey guys, new Saab Central user here so forgive me in advance if this is in the wrong forum. I've seen vehicles that have a front license plate mounting kit bolted into the the tow hook spot. I'd like to do the same thing, but I can't seem to find one that's compatible for my year/model (2008...
  10. CIM or ISM issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just got a 2010 93 vert in my shop and it's having intermittent ISM issues. It displays the Steering Lock Malfunction message on the display and won't allow the vehicle to move out of park sometimes. It has a B1440 Symptom 71 in the CIM. I know the 71 is for an invalid key position. I tried...
  11. I need help with these Misfires! (P0103)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    At first I was having cylinder 1 misfires and so I switched the 1st and 2nd coil packs and figured out that that coil pack was bad. So I replaced it. A few weeks later I started having similar issues and ran the codes to find that I was having multiple cylinder misfires along with the code P0103...
  12. Very low milage SAAB care

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I has have a 2008 9-3 2.0T COMBI. I live in NYC and actually use my car every week but mostly for short distances - under 10 miles - with several long trips a year. The car has 16,000 miles on it. I have it serviced every year - Oil, coolant, lube, etc. Engine compartment looks brand new. It's...
  13. A Lovely New Transmission Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, this is my first post on Saab Central. I adore my 2006 9-3 2.0t, and I want to be an active member of this community. I'm hoping to give back as much as I can in exchange for your thoughts on my current issue. It appears a leak has sprung up on my transmission. It looks like it's...
  14. Need Help Diagnosing

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello All, I have a 2010 9-3 Aero 2.0 t. A couple of weeks ago, I pulled off a narrow drive to let another car pass and hit a buried rock. I crushed the crossover pipe for the turbo. At least, that is what my mechanic called it. He is a good mechanic but not a Saab guy! We replaced the pipe...
  15. Turbo issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm new to the whole forum thing, and I just recently bought my 9-3 arc 2.0t. I don't know a whole heck of a lot about turbos, and The thing is still quick, but if I get on the gas hard enough and the turbo red lines, the whole car shakes and the turbo dies out. Like I said, don't know a lot...
  16. For Sale: Parting 2004 saab 9-3 vert convertible arc manual red

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: STEVE Location - additional details: SOUTH FLORIDA - WEST PALM BEACH - LOCAL PICK UP OR SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS Means of contact: EMAIL DUCHSKI (@) YAHOO.COM. TEL: 561-318-32FOUR ONE Price: $1,500 O/B/O Transmission Type (auto/manual): MANUAL 5-SPEED Mileage (miles/kms): 140,000...
  17. 9-3 Arc 2.0t Parasitic drain

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My Saab has a parasitic drain on it and I cant figure out where it may be happening, if you have any ideas please let me know. Thanks.
  18. 2004 9-3 Arc key stuck in ignition

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I am hoping you can help me out with my latest issue. I have been battling with my 2004 Arc's ignition switch since February. I had to have it towed to a Saab specialist in March and had to replace the ignition switch completely. However, I've continued to have issues with it...
  19. 2008 9-3 2.0T Stuttering at Start & Acceleration

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2008 Saab 9-3 has a recurring problem with stuttering during acceleration. At first this happened without throwing codes. I replaced a coil and then got a code for a different coil and for the ionization module. When I replaced the coil the car did not experience the problem during the...
  20. Recent Saab love affair, long time car enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Saab World! I have always had an interest and love for cars and just recently a strong interest in Saab. Currently I am looking into purchasing a use car, I can not seem to find another used car that compares to how much car I can get for a great price! Performance, luxury, heritage and...
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