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  1. 2010 9-3 AWD bad carrier bearings fix?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    It appears you cannot just buy the carrier bearings on the main drive shaft. They prefer to sell the whole 3 piece drive shaft for around $850.00. Has anyone been successful in replacing the bearings only. If so is there a part # GM? Does anyone know who makes the drive line for these. It...
  2. Clunking noise, Drive Shaft or Axle?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello, Sometime this winter I heard a clunking sound under the driver's side wheel well area, took it in to a local Saab shop, the car was put on a lift, and a mechanic grabbed and shook the axle. It seemed very loose. The axle was new. It had been installed end of June 2012 by my general...
  3. Drivetrain Problems after Collision

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey, I was involved in a collision a month or so back in my 2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible. I got hit in the drivers' front right into the left front wheel...with most or the damage being around the left fender, bumper, and headlight. If that not being bad enough, the drivetrain seems to be all...
  4. Driveshaft 2001 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    PLEASE HELP ASAP Driveshaft 2001 9-5 Help, I need to remove my drive shafts to pull my engine out of the top. It is the last step I need to do before hoisting away. I have tried to pry the Left one with every thing I can think of an only moved it 1/8 of an inch. Can I pull on the drive shaft...
  5. Noise from Drive Shaft(Tranny?) while accelerating

    C900 Workshop
    Hi I'm getting a high pitch noise, while accelerating. The noise could be described as a wine or humming. The noise ONLY happens above about 55km/h and only happens when the accelerator is in a certain position, light acceleration. too much acceleration = no noise, rolling = no noise. Also...