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  1. The lovely P0340-28-7f... Z19DT

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Alright, lets get to this. So, the car is a 08 9-3 with a Z19DT (8v) engine. I have been skimming through a lot of forums with this, and it sort of gives me the idea that it is not the CMS. So, the symptoms: The car started to become difficult to start, cranking for about 5 sec. At the time...
  2. Diesel leakage: Fuel line under rear seat

    9-5 Workshop
    Just bought this car (2003 2.2TiD Wagon). There are some challenges with this car. I have fixed most of the errors (front, left hand ball bearing, both lower ball joints, some other small things...). One problem that I couldn't sort out is a diesel leakage below the rear seat, located below...
  3. 9-3 TTid Cold Start Issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    CAR 2008 9-3 Aero TTiD Sports Sedan Manual 82,000 Km (Approx 51,000Mi) ISSUE Bought the car about 2 years ago and since then the time and effort it seems to take to get the car to start from cold is getting worse. Originally it was not too bad and I just wrote it off as being a diesel thing, as...
  4. Where is 9-3 1.9 tid ECU

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, it looks like a simple question but I couldn't find the answer anywhere. So, where is 2004 9-3 1.9 tid ECU hidden? I found something saying that it is in front of front off-side wheel but I could only find ABS ECU..
  5. Idiot-Petrol not Diesel

    Engine Oil, Lubricants & Fluids
    I own a 2001 Saab 9-3 TID. Today I went to fill up the car and realized that I was adding Super Unleaded not Diesel into the tank. I stopped but not before I added a half a tank to the car. I drove it (at most) 300 meters to a self service garage. I drained the fuel from the tank using a...
  6. Diesel leaking from base of injectors

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all! Recently I used ultrasound and petrol to clean the injectors on my Z19DTH 1.9TDI Saab 9-3 2005. I used the haynes manual instructions to help me remove them and found alot of grime in the holes the injectors sit in, right down to the cylinder. I cleaned the injectors and used carb...
  7. Sensor Issues?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, After suffering with blue smoke and ticking noises on start-up, which were intermittent initially, and regular after a few months, I decided to do a top end rebuild. I have a 56 plate 9-3 TID 150 bhp Sports Sedan. All has gone well, replaced broken rocker, replaced valve stem seals...
  8. remap 2.2

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hi i am kinda new to saabs and was looking to get it remapped for a little extra power. i was asking around and been told it cant be done to 2003 and newer. mine is the 2003 2.2 diesel. can anyone help ?
  9. First Saab- Burning Question

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I just bought a 05 9-5 wagon. Runs like a champ. My only question is, do all saabs tend to have a rougher start (turn over) compared to other cars. All cars Ive own had a very smooth start in comparison. I turn the key and get a quick rumble/shake. Almost like a diesel tractor. After that it is...
  10. Intermittent lumpy running

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi Sorry for the non-technical description! I have a 2009 1.9TiD. I've been having a very intermittent (approx. once a month) spate of... lumpiness (for want of a better description). For a few hundred yards the engine seems lumpy and reluctant to pull, then it sorts itself out and is...
  11. Transmission Problem - HELP!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, Saab Linear 2.2 Tid auto (5 speed) 2005 Been having a hard time with my transmission. Hard shifting and limp mode. Swapped out the oil, which was horrible. However hard shifting became worse. moving from P to D or R to D, sounds like someone is hitting the car underneath with Thor's...
  12. P2100 Code Saab 9-3 2001 2.2 Diesel

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All, I have recently bought a Saab 9-3 2001 2.2 Diesel. The car idles rough but not sure if this is just how they are being a diesel. I recently serviced the car and also decided to clean the MAF, Air intake pipe and clean the EGR valve. When I took off the Air intake pipe I noticed...
  13. P2100 Code Saab 9-3 2001 2.2 Diesel

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi All, I have recently bought a Saab 9-3 2001 2.2 Diesel. The car idles rough but not sure if this is just how they are being a diesel. I recently serviced the car and also decided to clean the MAF, Air intake pipe and clean the EGR valve. When I took off the Air intake pipe I noticed it...
  14. Saab 95, Tid 1.9L misfiring and low power below 2500 rpm

    9-5 Workshop
    I just bought a 2006 Saab 95 Tid, 1.9L very cheap. the guy that owned it gave me a great story how he was imigrating and the diesel filter needed to be change and it would sort out the low power and the misfire on idle. It didn't This is the problem. When you start the car it runs very wrough at...
  15. Q: 9-3 Sport-Hatch (estate) TiD 8v (120hp) ever produced WITHOUT particulate filter?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I'm looking for a second hand 9-3 Sport-Hatch (estate) diesel and really don't want a particulate filter fitted in it. So my question is whether a 9-3 Sport-Hatch 1.9TiD 8v (120 horses) was ever brought on the market without the DPF (exhaust particulate filter) built-in. If so, which...
  16. 2.2 diesel cuts out when hot

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2.2 turbo diesel 93 Saab when it is hot it just cuts out. I leave the car for 20 minutes and it will start first time and then cut out again when the temp rises. There are no warning lights coming on and it can be quite intermittent, sometimes after 10 miles other times it will do 100...
  17. saab 93 problems

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hi, got a bit of a problem with my 93 vector sport 1.9 tid 05 [120] it doesnt start very easily from cold when left overnight and alot of smoke would say the colour is gray (will have a better look tommorrow) but no smoke once reved a bit, also at 40mph+ at around 1500rpm i get a slight judder...
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