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  1. Clutch Issues

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all, So today I finished the build on my 9-5 Arc. As i’m about to take it home, i noticed that the clutch pedal was very light. What made that weird was that I got a Spec Stage 2+ clutch so i knew it should’ve been heavier. After noticing that, i turned it on, put it in reverse and it went...
  2. 2003 ARC 9-5 V6 Turbo Wagon parting out.

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    2003 wagon won't start. Small dent in hood. Oil in water. Am told it is heat exchanger leak. No water in oil. As of 7 Sept all there. Everything works. Body excellent, except for hood ding. Don't have key for roof rack. Interior excellent. V6 Turbo. Make offer on what you want or buy...
  3. 9-5 Headlight connector question

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, long time, no write! My 2008 Saab 9 - 5 has been excellent for 4 years plus, needing minimal maintenance and work. I did replace a valve cover gasket last week and found the upper end to be looking great, so I'm pretty delighted about it's condition at 177k. Anyway - sorry for...
  4. FS: Motor Blocks, Parts and more from 9000, 9-5 and 900

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    A treasure chest of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts for several SAAB vehicles in the North Hills of Pittsburgh: + 2001 red SAAB 9-5 Aero for sale in separate listing I’ve been a SAAB lover and backyard mechanic for years, but it’s time for me to downsize and spend less time in...
  5. FS: ‘01 9-5 Aero BBS RK2

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    For sale - Chicago IL area - stock 17” BBS rk2 wheels+ tires from a 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero. The wheels are the 2 piece stock aero wheels. They are lightweight alloys. Had them powder coated about 4 years ago in a two tone arrangment. I maybe only got 1 summer of use before my #3 cyl blew and I...
  6. 9-5 not starting, confusing symptoms, beyond repair?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, A few months ago I bought a 1998 turbo engine automatic 9-5 with 150,000km on it. Been loving it since then. A couple days ago I was parked on my lunch break and the car wouldn't start back up again. I suspected it was the neutral safety switch because I had been having a few...
  7. My daily driver (9-5 Wagon)

    My daily driver (9-5 Wagon)

    She has quite many kilometers on the clock (337k km), but she is happy. Surface rust can be seen on the wheel arch.
  8. 2008 SAAB 9-5, G48 coolant instead of DexCool?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all, I know factory fill on the 9-5 is DexCool starting from 2002 and up. What I wanted to ask is if I could switch from the DexCool that I currently have in my 9-5 to a blue G48 formula coolant like the pre 2002 9-5 had as well as OG9-3, later C900 and 9000s and NG900 had. Not sure if...
  9. Perspective 9-5 owner

    9-5 Workshop
    Greetings Saab Central I am looking at 2006-2009 9-5's after previously owning a 2001 9-3 and I have been looking at a few between 130k-150k miles. Any 9-5 owners out there I would appreciate sharing what sort of problems or repairs you encountered with 9-5's once they get over 130k miles.
  10. 9-5 Arc Rear Suspension Upgrade

    9-5 Workshop
    I'm looking to upgrade the rear suspension on my 2004 9-5 Arc wagon. The old suspension is sagging quite a bit, and I'm about to install a tow hitch and start towing small trailers. I'm worried that with the extra weight of a trailer, or even with a bit more time, the suspension will sag to the...
  11. 2007 Saab 9-5 wagon

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Awesome Condition, minus the Engine I LOVE this car. The previous owner kept this car in pristine shape. A professor in Florida, garage kept. I'm the second owner I have done my best to keep it in nice shape, as well. Not sure why the engine blew a whole in it. My guess is that antifreeze was...
  12. FS: Saab 9-5 Aero Cat Back - Like New - St. Louis Greater Area

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Listed for sale is Saab 9-5 Aero Cat-back exhaust system. I bought them new from eeuroparts, got them installed by a local shop. Less than 6 months they were on the car, I decided to upgrade to a full 3-inch stainless exhaust system and went to Stage 3 tuning. $250. Local pick-up only in St...
  13. What mods should I do to gain power?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi! I'm new to saabs and "upgrading" cars in general. I have owned a 2002 SAAB 9-5 2.3t Wagon for a couple of months now. Its stock except for a E85 tune. (220hp with gas and about 230hp with E85) I'd like to add more power to it, but dont know what to start with. Looking to achieve something...
  14. Tons of Saabs in Junkyards Near Me

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hey everyone, there are a lot of Saabs in the junkyards near me and I know it's difficult to find parts for our cars sometimes. If you see anything that you're interested in tell me and I can go take a look for you and get you photos. I also have a set of HID headlight assemblies for sale from...
  15. Supporting engine during piston job?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I am preparing myself emotionally to replace my 2001 9-5's #1 Piston's rings--it has poor compression and improves significantly on a wet test. My head is already off, and I was wondering what the best way to support the engine is once the transmission mount comes off to drop the sump...
  16. Parting out 99 9-5

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    HVAC failure and ignition switch failure contributed to my decision to part out my favorite car. Repair shop damaged most center console parts and some components of HVAC. 2.3t Ecopower with Auto xmssn. 3 spoke wheels. All switches and gauges function. Located inland St. Augustine Florida...
  17. Outside temp sensor

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I bought a 2001 Saab 9-5 a few months ago. I noticed that the SID was showing 50*C and figured out I had to replace the sensor. I bought a new sensor and installed it. Now the sid shows ———. I have recalibrated the ACC after replacement and it showed no fault codes during the process. Any...
  18. WTB 03-06 SAAB 9-5 Aero Seats Dark grey

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    If anyone is selling a set of dark grey Aero seats in good condition I am on the hunt. Posssibly want to buy front and rears from a wagon. Thanks
  19. Direct Ignition Cassette Problems

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I am new to these forums and i have a question for all you saab geniuses. I drive a 2004 Saab 9-5 2.3T, Automátic and for some reason, I have had to change the DIC 2 times in the past year and a half. Every time i get a genuine one from europarts the car seems to get a misfire after 2-3...
  20. Hirsch radio, sid, heater covers for sale.

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Carbon radio cover Aluminum sid cover Aluminum heater control cover