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  1. 1997 saab 900se Convertible Clutch Issue

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey there. So I was able to get the top issue straightened out and brake lines replaced. Thank you all for that. So, my next huge concern is the clutch/shifting. The friend that gave me this car, told me the car shifted great until the clutch cable broke last year. His mechanic replaced the...
  2. Extremely hard clutch and stubborn shifting when weather is hot/car is warmed up

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Car: 94 NG900 SE Turbo Ever since my dad and I changed out the clutch I have been experiencing problems when the weather is hot or if the car is driven for long periods at a time. The clutch action feels extremely hard and "sticky" (The best way I can describe the feeling is it's almost like a...
  3. Hood latch cable/lever won't work - can't open hood

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've searched and read most of the answers, but if anyone has pics that they can post... 2007 Saab 9-3T 6spd manual. Issue: the hood release lever doesn't do anything when pulled and also my battery is dead and I need to jump it (and therefore open hood) and my steering wheel locked when the...
  4. Do i have to remove the carpet to replace handbrake wires?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So i have currently just pulled out the old cable, and i am having massive problems getting the new cable through. Do i have to remove the carpet? if so how do i remove the carpet? any help would be greatly appreciated If anyone have replace the handbrake cables before any tips and tricks?
  5. 9-3 SS B207R Starter Cable broken

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello to all! I apologize if the problem was already discussed. I tried google search first but couldn't find any related threads. Yesterday morning my saab 04' 9-3 Aero woudn't start. When turning the key, the starter wouldn't even crank. Of course I have first thought it was a dead battery...
  6. What cable do I need?

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hey guys, This is my first post so let me write a short introduction, I am Harm, 20 years of age and from the Netherlands. I own a Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Linear and I am very happy with it. I bought my Saab because I had some good influence from my family. My grandpa had Saabs and my uncle had a...
  7. 2004 9-5 Auto Gear Selector Cable Bushing Quick and Cheap Fix

    9-5 Workshop
    Short version: Quick and cheap fix: $3 Window Roller Long version: Recently my gear shift lever, once out of park, would flop with no resistance and no detents. Turns out it was disconnected at the transmission in the engine compartment. At that end of the cable is a hard plastic "extended...
  8. Gearshift cable repair

    9-5 Workshop
    I had a gearshift cable break at the weak point at the connection to the transmission. It was a plastic snap-ring that was part of the plastic arm. I was consigned to the fact that I was going to have to spend $175 for the cable. I looked at the arm-end and went to the hardware store. I bought a...
  9. Funny cord in centre console - help!!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok so the other week I wanted to install the AUX function into the car (2005 9³ vector). So I have a look in the centre console, and !! there was already a 3.5mm input in there. I tried playing music and whatnot through it, only to find out there is no sound. I took the EHU out and found out...
  10. Sluggish speedometer?

    C900 Workshop
    I've got an odd one here that I can't seem to figure out. I'm driving a 1990 900S and I've noticed that my speedometer tends to stick at zero until I've gotten up to about 15 mph. When I get there, it pops off the stop and works normally and is at least accurate at 60 mph (I've timed it...
  11. Passenger Seat Manual Adjustment cable

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2003 9-3 linear with manually operated seats. Passenger seat is stuck/locked in forward position. Looking underneat seat, it looks like the cable that connects the lever to whatever unlocks the seat and allows it to move has either disconnected or broken. Can I push on something...