SaabCentral Forums banner

direct ignition

  1. My 1989 9000 turbo does NOT have direct ignition, I can't figure out why.

    9000 Workshop
    I thought all models 89 and up had direct ignition? Is this not true? The VIN says it is an 89 for sure.
  2. Thinking I need to sell my '97 Saab 900SE Turbo for parts

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys, Had my car towed to the mechanic after is broke down while being driven by a family member, and my mechanic says the engine is locked- completely shot. Replacing it would run me $4000-$5000, which I don't have and can't justify as I only bought it for $2500, so I'm thinking of selling...
  3. 14 Year Old DIC

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I acquired my 99 9-3 not too long ago and until recently lived in a SAAB fairytale land where everything was peachy. I had done some DIY maintenance which included replacing: oil(mobil 1)& filter spark plugs fuel filter air filter cabin filter Vacuum hoses(silicone) I went to the local store...
  4. Knocking Noise???

    9-5 Workshop
    So i have recently purchased a 2001 Saab 9-5 knowing it had this knock. It is a consistent noise and it seems to be in the valve train below the Direct Ignition. I have replaced all of the lifters and it still made the noise, please help me. i have a recording of the noise if you want to email...
  5. Any experience with Aftermarket DIC?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, I need a new Direct Ignition Cassette and I see that there are some sold on ebay as 'new aftermarket' for $199. Any experience with these- good or bad?ThanksBrian