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  1. Noise from where?

    9-5 Workshop
    About a week ago I noticed this weird noise coming from the drive belt side of the engine. It's gotten worse thru out the week. It seems to quite down after it warms up a little but it is still present. I found a guy that posted a video on YouTube of exactly what it sounds like. Drive belt...
  2. 06 9-3 timing belt or chain?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    well, the title says it all. I have a 2006 9-3 arc convertible with the 2.0t 4 cyl. does it have a timing chain or belt?
  3. After replacing water pump. Belt noise? [VIDEO]

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    What's up SaabCentral, After spending a couple days last week replacing a weeping water pump, I got it back together and put the belt back on. The belt is maybe 7 months old, so I opted out of replacing it. But before replacing the water pump, my serpentine belt slipped off. I'm assuming a...
  4. Engine knock or Pully going out?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2003 93 se vert here, 155,000miles, new waterpump and radiator so far. Bigger concerns this time..... Recently have developed a grinding knockish sound comeing from what sounds like the top of the engine, now i was flippping out when this started i ran home popped the belt off and the noise was...
  5. Belt length. confused.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi I've go a 99 9-3 B204i with aircon but without centre idler pulley. I had a short belt fitted (iI believe 1805mm) to bypass the aircon due to clutch bearing problems but now getting around to changing the bearing and need to know the size of the correct belt. I'm told it's 6pk2345 but wanted...
  6. Serpentine belt destroyed

    9-5 Workshop
    So about an hour ago I lost power steering on the highway, and got the battery error light. I limped into a parking lot with steam billowing out of the car like you'd see in a movie boiling away all the coolant fluid... (Engine temp however was reading 40% if 100% is the hottest) I've pulled...
  7. 2008 Saab 93 TurboX / 93 SS V6 Seprentine Belt and Tensioner Job

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi guys, Did a multi-point inspection on my car after an oil change and a battery change. Did it at the dealership where I expected them to put in a SAAB / GM battery but ended up with a Interstate battery (Made in Mexico). Anyway- everything came back in the green except a recommendation to...
  8. For Sale: Serpentine Belt - NAPA 6K1037 - NG900

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Location: near San Jose, CA - $15 For Sale New Serpentine Belt NAPA 6K1037 (replaces 406-1037) Will fit NG900 2.0L and 2.3L Confirm fitment before buying. Prefer local cash and carry, but will consider shipping at buyer's...
  9. Belt Snap. Yah!!

    C900 Workshop
    Good Day Everyone, On my way to work tonight and had a nasty belt squeal, figured it was time for a replacement and would have a few days to order parts and plan a time to work on it, until I heard a nasty clunk and a battery light come on. I assumed the nasty clunk was my belt snapping. I...
  10. Broken Idler Pulley

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 2000 Saab 93....So, I fill the tank with gas (no cheap feat) and go to start it up and the triangle with an exclamation mark sign light comes on along with the battery light. I get it home and look under the hood to see that the serp belt is all jagged up. Upon further inspection I...
  11. Idler Pulley Replacement Questions

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My idler pulley came off of my 1998 900 SE during a drive a few weeks ago and I've gotten everything I need to replace it. I'm following this guide to do everything. I've come to the part where I need to remove the tension and then lock it with a hex key on page 4. It mentions that the square...
  12. Belt Tensioner Woes

    9000 Workshop
    I am new to SAAB, my brother-in-law was a SAAB enthusiast then he died leaving my sister with his SAAB collection. One of which is a 1997 Aero 9000. The serpentine belt needs replacement. However, the tensioner will not un-tension. I stick a 19mm breaker bar on the nut but the assembly...
  13. For Sale: Belt, timing chain, tranny mount, filters, shifter jalouise, cool temp sensor

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Purchased the following for a 2001 9-3 SE, but recently traded in vehicle. All parts new from Prices below include shipping. Click on links for more details and supported vehicles. oil filters (2) and engine air filter (1) - $24 (must be bought as a group) transmission mount...
  14. For Sale: 9-3 Parts:Timing chain, tranny mount, belt, filters, shifter jalouise, cool. sensor

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I recently traded in my 2001 9-3 SE and have new parts available for sale. All parts were purchased from Prices below include shipping to lower 48 US States only. Click on links for descriptions and info on which vehicles are supported. Payment thru Paypal only please. 2...