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  1. Sudden loss of alignment?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I had my car aligned like a month ago and it had been totally fine for like month. Now it is massively out of alignment, in order to go straight the wheel i about 10-15 degrees to the left. I did not hit anything and it seems it feels fine other then the wheel being crooked. picture shows...
  2. Timing chain replacement photos, but without photos of the actual chain.

    9-5 Workshop
    First, this is not a write up or how to. I just thought I'd share how I changed my timing and balance chains. My 9-5 has been making timing chain noises for almost a year, and I knew the tensioner had been at max extension for at least the past six months. But I just haven't had the time to...
  3. how to change language on SID

    9-5 Workshop
    recently i have my SID info been fix it with tech II i have the french but after having disconnected the battery it is now in english if one of you have the procedure to do's awesome
  4. Fixing Vacuum Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My '08 9-3 has a vacuum leak and I was going to try and figure out which hose exactly it is. I'm pretty sure I know which one it is but when I tried to take it off it didn't want to budge. I've never changed them so they are pretty old, has anyone else had a hard time taking theirs off? If so...
  5. Auto trans. fluid change methods

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 93 with 175k on it. I did a partial change of the tranny fluid around 90k by removing the plug and letting her drain the refilling. I have been told that a "better" way exists. That I can remove the tranny fluid piping going to the cooler, which drains more fluid than...
  6. Instrument Cluster Color Change

    9-5 Workshop
    Question: How do I go about changing my instrument cluster from green to red? The green and orange combo are just not doing it for me I want to change it to red. Also some of the lights have gone out. I've been searching aimlessly and gotten mixed results. so far i have found that some of the...
  7. Replacing clutch

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Hello all, I was wondering if anyone has changed their clutch. I have a 05 9-2x aero with 170,000 miles on it. Its definitely time to change it. Is this a job I could do or is it better to have a shop do it? Is the same clutch for a wrx (same year) compatible with the 9-2x? Thanks for any...
  8. Too late for ATF change?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I now own a 2006 9-3 2.0T with 137k miles. The auto transmission fluid has never been changed. There are no problems with shifting. Is it too late to change the fluid now? I have heard in the past that it is not recommended to touch the fluid if it has gone past a certain point or you will cause...
  9. New Ideas

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    This is my first post, and im getting used to the site. but this is my first summer with my 2000 (-3 SE, and im looking to change alot on it. im already getting new and improved spark plugs and filters. switching out my regular lights for all LED taillights, 3000k foglights and 5000k headlights...
  10. Change front coils on 1997 GM900

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Could somebody tell me, is it hard to change the front coils and if it's not too hard could help me with instruction and maybe pics. I need to change to go through on M.O.T. but the garage quoted me 100 pounds. Thanks in advance!
  11. oil type. (again)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    hi guys. i might get flammed for doing this, but i just bought a 99 9-3 se H.O.T. (my first Saab)and the owner's manual didnt come with it. i want to do an oil change soon but idk what oil to do it with...i searched the countless forums, but didnt get a definite answer. all ppl use different...