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  1. 1992 9000s A/C recharge/Low Pressure Fill Port Location

    9000 Workshop
    I cannot for the life of me find any information as to the location of the low pressure refrigerant port i am assuming that it is one of the three ports on the side of the compressor but i am not sure which one it actually is, none of them are labeled with letters like some people have said. Any...
  2. A/C compressor compressor seized?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello guys! Since I bought this car, the A/C has been empty and today, a friend of mine offered to check the A/C compressor. First, he checked if the clutch was engaging and yes, it engaged. However, when he tried to move the clutch by hand (disengaged) and without the belt tensioned, he...
  3. Moving AC compressor

    C900 Workshop
    The bolts on the bottom of my AC compressor are giving me hell, I can't get them to budge. I need to move it to fit a new wiper linkage in. I don't have a breaker bar but even if I had one I really doubt I could fit in the small space, there's barely clearance for my wrench. Any ideas for...
  4. For Sale: Misc parts from 2000 9-5 (cheap!)

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Andre Thompson Additional details: paypal and buyer pays shipping (US) Price: Offer Description: Garage Sale Please make an offer for individual or all items listed (cheap). Also include your zip code to get shipping cost. I'm clearing the garage this week. Feel free to ask questions...
  5. A/C Compressor manufacturer cross reference?

    9-5 Workshop
    My 1999 2.3L 9-5 A/C compressor is bad and my local salvage yard doesn't have one. Wondering if there is a cross reference to other auto manufacturer/model/years that may use same part. My salvage yard only tells me '98 to '09 Saab is same part. Anyone know if a GM or other auto will fit?? Any...
  6. What's the best way to remove the Ac compressor

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi guys, I need to replace my ac compressor on my 03 linear. this weekend I took a look inside the engine to get a feel for what I'll be facing and I really couldn't figure out an easy or quick way to do this. If I'm not mistaken, the compressor is the one wayyy down in the bottom under the...
  7. Has anybody ever changed an A/c compressor on a 9-3?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just bought an a/c compressor off a 2005 9-3. I was wondering if any DIYers have changed the compressor before and whether it was difficult or not. I consider myself pretty handy when it comes to cars, but I assume this will probably be one of the more difficult jobs to do just given the...
  8. Any Indy's with a Tech II in the Connecticut area?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, long time lurker first time poster here so I hope i'm doing everything right. I just recently bought a 6 disk cd changer for my '03 9-3 linear and need to find somebody with a Tech II in the area to divorce and marry my new cd player. I have the VIN for the car it came from. I also was...
  9. a/c rattle- compressor or clutch?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have just bought a 2003 9-3 convertible with the what seems inevitable a/c failure problem. I will be fitting the short belt this weekend to prevent any immediate catastrophe, but i wondered if you all could answer a question for me. does the nature of the rattle differ if it's the clutch or...
  10. 9-5 Aero A/C

    9-5 Workshop
    Our '02 Aero's (177,000 mi) A/C compressor has started to make an intermittent "rumble" noise @ idle; can't hear the noise other than @ idle. We drove the car for 2 days with the A/C off and no noise. If anyone else has experienced this I'd appreciate your thoughts/remedies.
  11. A few questions for the wonderfully knowledgeable

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    A few quick questions about my 2000 Saab 9-3: 1) I recently got my car back from the shop (it needed a new fuel pump at 163k...not bad) and my cruise control no longer works. What physical components of this system might fail so that the cruise control is non-functioning? 2) The head on my...
  12. Short belt & bypass a/c compressor?

    9-5 Workshop
    Greetings! I drive a 1999 9-5 automatic, which presently is set up with the short style serpentine belt (without center idler pulley). My a/c compressor is problematic and, not wanting to replace it, I'd much rather bypass it altogether. But I don't know what belt length that would be...