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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Was making a fast left turn at an intersection when I heard a small poof (actually thought it was a tire spinning). Moments (~10 seconds) later it started smelling bad and smoke was emerging from under the hood. I stopped and popped the hood. All coolant liquid was drained. There was a wide...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, i got a 08 Saab 9-3 and it seems that my Coolant reservoir is over heating/pressurizing, can’t seem to find the problem but it’s not constant; the issue comes and goes, if anyone could have an idea that could lead to why it’s doing this; please and thanks
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey guys, i have a saab 9-3 with a 2.0t engine (b207r). I have noticed it smells like coolant/antifreeze smell after the engine has been warmed up. however, 1. it doesn't smell inside of the car or outside, you can only smell it when you pop the hood and put your nose in the gap between the...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello Ladies and Gents. I'm getting close to changing the timing belt and water pump very soon. Found out coolant has been leaking from the water pump and onto the AC compressor. I've heard Saab/GM only approves certain coolant types. Was wondering if there is one with a reddish or orange...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So my ignorant self from 6 months ago didn't know there was a difference between the orange and green coolants. So I topped off the coolant in my 2005 9-3 with green. Seeing as it was November in Minnesota, I had no issues with cooling. Fast forward 6 months, It is now April and my car has...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've looked everywhere online and I need some help. I can't afford a shop and would love to be able to figure this thing out without spending hundreds or thousands of dollars that I don't have, so I'll describe the issue. So for the third time, my car has smoked A LOT and given me a low coolant...
  7. 9000 Workshop
    Hello! I just got a 1997 CSE 9000 turbo 2.3, and I need to refill my coolant tank. The user manual says I need to use SAAB approved antifreeze, does anyone have any recommendations for specific types or brand names I should use? Thanks!
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