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  1. Crank Pulley ?

    C900 Workshop
    My 89 900 vert turbo automatic crank pulley has failed. I discovered it when replacing the water pump that I thought was the problem. The A/C section of the pulley is o k . The other belt part for water ump, alternator et c is loose has separated. But it spins. should the Woodruff key...
  2. In search of good crankshaft for either a 9-3 Viggen or a 9-5

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi, I have a Saab 9-3 with a rebuilt 2.3L Viggen Spec motor. The car has spun a rod bearing so I am in the process of rebuilding the bottom half of the motor and am in need of a good crankshaft to replace my current one with. I am specifically looking for either a 9-3 Viggen crank or a 9-5 crank...
  3. #3 Center Main Bearing Woes. Possible explanation for a lot of our problems? LONG!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all, A few months ago I picked up a 2003 9-5 Linear wagon with 125k miles for very cheap from a lady who had just had it with all of its repair issues. I drove it home blowing smoke and spewing trans fluid the whole way. I replaced the blown Garrett turbo with a Mitsubishi TD-04 and fixed a...
  4. Wanted: NG900 B234 part '95 2.3L

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Looking for a B234 engine for my 1995 900S non-turbo. Located in VA. Spun a bearing on the crankshaft. I either need a long block, short block or just the crankshaft. I need to get my baby going again. Thanks!!!! :cheesy:
  5. Harmonic Balancer/Crankshaft pulley wobble

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    First post in NG900 Workshop! After inspecting my belt and idler pulley on my '98 900 SE Turbo, I noticed that the crankshaft pulley was wobbling quite a bit. It's very noticeable. I jacked up the car and inspect the pulley from the side, and the harmonic balancer is wobbling a lot, too. On...
  6. Oil Pump Seal question

    9-5 Workshop
    I own a 1999 Saab 9-5 v6 and I plan on replacing the Crankshaft seal and also the oil pump seal, my only problem is that I dont know if the v6 has a Oil Pump seal like the 4 cylinder engines. I've search eEuroparts, thesaabsite, and a couple of other sites and cant find anything about it. Can...
  7. 03' saab 9-3 engine cranks, but won't start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Car was parked facing UP a hill for 2 hours. When i tried starting it, the engine would crank but not start. After letting it sit for 20 minutes, it started up fine. So i decided to park it on flat surfaces until i could find the time to get the car fixed/replaced. For about a month, the car...
  8. Re-Engineering the CPS (Crank Position Sensor)

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey everyone, first time posting, but I think I have something very interesting to offer. I bought my first Saab this weekend. A 2003 9-5 2.3t Linear wagon. In the process of assessing its condition and deciding what maintenance and checks should be done, I noticed that CPS failures are quite...
  9. Crankshaft Sensor

    C900 Workshop
    Hi, Does anyone know where or who I could purchase a Crankshaft sensor for my 22 year old 900 S? Thankyou
  10. Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Guide

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The following is the procedure I developed to change the Crankshaft Position Sensor (CPS ) on my 1996 Saab 900S 2.3 L NA. It is a very simple part to replace, and is also a cheap part, at $42 from the dealer I bought it from (who would’ve thought a dealer would have a part for a good price, let...
  11. Crankshaft Oil Seal - Special Tool?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Whilst changing Strut Thrust Bearings, Brake Discs and Pads I found an Oil Leak, wooohooo. Looks like it is coming from the Timing Chain Cover, somewhere near the top. The oil is working its way onto the Serpentine Belt pulley and flinging itself around a bit plus helping to degrade the...