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  1. Cleaning wheel speed sensor

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I'm looking to clean my wheel speed sensor to fix unwanted ABS activation on my 03 9-5, the problem I'm having is that I've removed the screw and sprayed it down with some WD40, but I just can't seem to get it off, this is for both front sides, is there some trick that I'm missing, or am...
  2. Cleaning leather cracks?

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    I've seen a few options via Google but I'm honestly not sure what my best options are for my Saab 9-5 with light beige leather. I have cracks that look dirty/dark especially after I apply any leather conditioner. I would like to clean the leather and cracks as best as possible before I...
  3. Saved a 2006 9-3 ('Sven') from the crusher!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi SaabCentral! About a year back I bought my 2006 9-3 2.0T Auto with 127k. It's a one-owner car that I bought from the head database programmer at my engineering school. He loved it and maintained it perfectly until early last year, when in a matter of months so many things had gone wrong...
  4. Clean Intake

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all, this is my first post. I have a 2000 Saab 9-5 Wagon 2.3L Turbo. I have tried doing google searching and all else (except going to a mechanic) to try and figure out the best way to do this. I went and bought a bottle of sea foam that I want to put through the intake manifold in hopes...
  5. Keep it quiet

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, I'm sequoia, I'm nw around here and looking for some advice. I picked up my new 9-3 about a month ago and it's time for some upgrades. My plan is to do some intercooler upgrades and a full turbo back 3 inch exhaust, but I don't want that annoying teenage ricer fart can sound. Any one...
  6. 2006 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible 20th Anniversary Edition! w/Navigation

    Cars for Sale - North America
    A good friend of mine locally (owner of a well-reputable family owned used car dealership) has put of a rare sought after 2006 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible 20th Anniversary up for sale on eBay. Auction started just yesterday and ends in a week. It has all of the options including the cold weather...
  7. Cleaning with Seafoam

    9-5 Workshop
    Been having some recent troubles with my 9-5 2.3L, been chatting with the local auto parts store and they are recommending I use Seafoam and fill a cup up, pull a vacuum line and let the system clean itself. Wondering if anyone here has used Seafoam and what was the experience? What would be the...
  8. 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo-X 6-Speed EBAY For Sale

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Selling my 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X! 6 Speed Manual. It's on Ebay and is ending tonight! Don't miss out on this special price. See the full ad for details, its a remarkable car... Clean Title, Clean car!:cheesy...
  9. Need Help Removing the Headlight Lens

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I have an extra set of headlight assemblies that are fully functional and laying around for spare parts, but heavily oxidized on the inside. I saw a thread and a few posts where people have used heat guns, baked them in the oven and pryed them open, etc. I've tried both, and I'm stopping and...
  10. Few minor things?

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2000 Saab 9-5 it's a base model, I had the oil changed and we told him to use synthetic because I've heard of their tendencies go sludge up, but the mechanic (corvette specialist) told me that the synthetic wasn't a good idea for some reason, and I was wondering what kind of oil I...
  11. 2001 Aero 9-5 Needs Work, $4,000 OBO

    Cars for Sale - North America
    I understand the cylinder head needs to be machined flat. I received a quote of $1,200 to fix. 2.3L turbocharged, 230 hp 4-Cyl. Automatic, 114,600 mi. Great gas mileage: 25 mpg hwy/20 mpg city •Fully loaded and fast •Very clean •Well maintained with records •Non-smoker •Saab Mechanic Certified...
  12. Over boost

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Car is a JZW 3+, with Viggen TD04 and big FMIC: I've still got my strange lurch during WOT. New NGK BCPR7es-11 plugs, gapped correctly and a newer DI. It will spike at nearly 30 and drop to about 22 and lurches, like a fuel cut, in that area. I was told the BPC is likely the culprit. I heard...
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