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  1. For Sale: Timing chain tensioner for 2003+ 9-3

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Greg Location - Charlotte, NC contact via im and [email protected] I have a timing chain tensioner for a 2003+ Trionic 7. This is a Cloyes 95481 which Rock Auto erroneously sold me for my 2003 convertible which is an OG 9-3. I forgot to ship it back and now it is too late. This...
  2. Replace more than just the timing chain? (video included)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 1998 Saab 900s (130K miles) has been rattling on the timing chain side of the engine for several years but I didn't notice any performance issues so I let it ride. However, half way home from work yesterday it started coughing and nearly died at each stoplight. All the spark plugs are...
  3. 04 Linear Engine Vibration - Mount or Balancer?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all, About a month ago I purchased a 2004 9-3 Linear, standard transmission, 90k miles. For about a week now there has been some engine vibration, and it seems to be getting stronger. There is not much external noise when I open up the hood, but when I sit in the car at idle, there is a...
  4. I might have messed something up - chain tensioner

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ok, ok, ok... had some chain rattle and decided to check the tensioner out today. I might have goofed up here and need to know if I did a bad thing. I removed the chain tensioner with a 27mm socket WITHOUT removing the 12mm bolt/spring first. I know, it was a bonehead move but I totally...