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  1. 2008 Saab 9-3 convertible issues

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I purchased a 2008 9-3 convertible few weeks ago. It has these issues: 1- Sometimes does not start even if battery is fully charged. I then have to move around battery cables and it then starts 2- It has check engine and Airbag lights on all the time and sometimes ABS and Brake lights also...
  2. Check Engine: Showing its Age

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone, my dear Saab is showing its age, lots of little things going on with it. Today, the gauge cluster was actually working (usually it is mostly off, or flickers) and the check engine light was on. Any idea why this would be? Recently, I have noticed some occasional (just a few times)...
  3. Saab 9-5 ERROR/CHECK ENGINE

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello. When i ride the check engine light come on. SID2 show 1 error and HEX code of it is 369 Hex conver to dec is 873 so code P0873 but it only my opinion based on my knowelege of Open SID2 + Amul show +2500 so maybe bad O2 sensor because Mreq and Mair are almost same all time...
  4. ABS/TCS/Warning Triangle Festivus Tree

    9-5 Workshop
    so I've got the dreaded wonky abs module issues popping up now. Its intermittent and a bit unpredictable. I'll start the car with about a 50% chance i get a warning. sometimes it will go away while I'm driving and my speedo will kick back on, sometimes not. Before I go about sending it off...
  5. Where the heck does this hose go?!

    9-5 Workshop
    So, I have a 2001 9-5 SE V6 with 120K miles. I love this car. Last June I had to park it while I was out of town for 6 months. When I got back it wouldn't start. I wasn't able to get a new battery in it and get her going before we got some good snow. Fast forward to April of this year, new...
  6. Funky things happening

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Last night my gf car muffler right behind the cat came off . I drove it up on yo ramps and put the piece back in side .. When I pulled the car off the ramps the. Check engine light and gearbox light were on .. Then I realized that the auto lights were not working and the brights won't stay! I'm...
  7. White smoke on cold start - 2002 9-5 Arc

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I have a 2002 9-5 Arc with around 128,XXX miles. Last week, I had the timing belt and water pump replaced. Several hours after I picked it up, the engine light came on. They scanned the codes and there were two errors: -Gas Cap issue -Catalytic Converter / Emissions system error...
  8. Check Engine Light Codes, P1681 & P2135

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Check engine light only came on in the past month or so. It is intermittent and will come and go on a day to day basis. Longest it has stayed on is 2 days. Lately it will even go into LIMP home mode; which ABSOLUTELY SUCKS! Car is a 2010 9-3 2.0T. Car has had the following symptoms and they...
  9. Disabling Check Engine Light...for good

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have 1999 Saab 93 with a check gearbox and check engine light....P0743 code. This happens intermittently...likely a wiring harness issue. However, I don't plan to keep her much longer. Is there a way to disable the check engine/check gearbox light(s)...not a reset, but permanently...
  10. Weird noise, check engine & temporary loss of power steering

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, I have a 2002 Saab 9-3 with the 150hp 2.0t (light pressure turbo) and manual shift. I bought it used this summer (~190 000 km) and it has been running great. I also took it to an official Saab dealer for a service/check and they found it to be in good condition. However, the last day or...
  11. Changing the oxygen sensors

    9000 Workshop
    I have a 1996 9000 CS and from time to time my check engine light will come on and I got the code checked out and it says it's the oxygen sensor. I have also been getting about 6 or 7 miles per gallon less than I normally do so I think it's time I change them. Is there anyway to tell whether it...
  12. MAP Sensor...Found It For CHEAP

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    P0089 CODE....This remedied my check engine light problem. I'm excited....I got quoted $450+ for the same sensor from my dealer. Ordered it from finjector.com Just as a shameless plug Marko who runs the site was really helpful in directing me to where I needed to be and how to order. If you...
  13. Fuel Pressure Sensor

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 9-3 aero I have a check engine light returning a code for a fuel pressure sensor. I know there is 2 in the car if I'm not mistaken. I need to one that in the gas tank. Called the saab dealer and they said it's 505$ for the sensor. Called the GM dealer instead and they gave me the GM part...
  14. Please help me please

    9-5 Workshop
    Ok so my 99 Saab 95, automatic 2.3L has been off the road for the better part of two years. I just needed to get a new battery because the other one was dead. I went to WalMart and the guy couldnt find the right battery on his list, then from somewhere he found that I needed a Maxx 48 I brought...
  15. check engine codes

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all here since i'm new here ,,,and i hope some of u guys can help me ,I have a 2000 9-5 v6 turbo for about 4 months but when i got the car the light check engine was off a couple weeks after turn it on , since then the light sometimes it shut off and on again and there are 4 codes wich I...
  16. Warning light help!!

    9-5 Workshop
    these symbols have come on in my car idk what it means but there is a clicking sound behind the dash i think thats just something stuck in the vent of the ac which wouldnt set these codes off i tryed unpluging the battery and it didnt reset it i went and had the transmition fluid changed and...
  17. No power with engine revving then stall-no start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Cam Position Sensor??? Hi all, Just got a 2002 93 SE a few days ago. Was driving along fine this morning, then I pushed the throttle to pass a car, and NOTHING happened. I was able to drive at cruising speed, but couldn't accelerate when I stepped on it. I did this for probably 1/2 to 1...
  18. 2001 Saab 9-5 v6 Turbo smoking from the engine

    9-5 Workshop
    My 01 Saab 9-5 is smoking from the engine after being driven on the highway for 60 miles. There was smoke coming from behind the engine and it smelled like rubber was being burned. The CEL is on and it is a code 730 which is an incorrect gear ratio. The car drives great when the CEL is cleared...
  19. check engine.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    hi, my 900 auto has started displaying the "check engine" light but drives fine. its been doing this for about 300 miles now, although it does sometimes go off for short periods. any advice?
  20. Check engine light.

    9-5 Workshop
    If you have seen my other post, you will see I have a clutch problem. Well, a day after having this looked at, my Check Engine light came on...bad luck eh? It drives fine so wouldn't have noticed without seeing the light. I took it to a local garage and they said the scan showed one fault. They...
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