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  1. Timing/Balance Chain Rattle?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a 2007 Saab 9-3 with a 2.0L engine and 130K. I have heart a significant rattling nose recently originating near the engine. Today I replaced the upper timing chain guide, but it didn't really have any impact on the sound. The sound also is more frequent at idle or when the...
  2. 06 9-3 2.0t balance chain/timing chain rattle noise

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've stumbled upon a bigger issue than I originally thought. Last summer I thought my water pump had gone out after overheating. Long story short, I pulled the water pump only to find the balance chain, not on the sprocket. I pulled the timing cover to find that one of my guides had been...
  3. Balance Chain delete???

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello I just rebuilt my 95 engine and I dimwhittedly over tension-ed my balance chain:nono; and it disintegrated my brand new balance chain guides. What do I have to do to get the chain out and so that I am not loosing oil pressure with the hydraulic tension-er it has. I am not so worried about...
  4. #3 Center Main Bearing Woes. Possible explanation for a lot of our problems? LONG!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all, A few months ago I picked up a 2003 9-5 Linear wagon with 125k miles for very cheap from a lady who had just had it with all of its repair issues. I drove it home blowing smoke and spewing trans fluid the whole way. I replaced the blown Garrett turbo with a Mitsubishi TD-04 and fixed a...
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