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  1. 9-5 not starting, confusing symptoms, beyond repair?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, A few months ago I bought a 1998 turbo engine automatic 9-5 with 150,000km on it. Been loving it since then. A couple days ago I was parked on my lunch break and the car wouldn't start back up again. I suspected it was the neutral safety switch because I had been having a few...
  2. 9-3 estate 1.9 TiD 2008 Boot/tailgate lock problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi! Ive been having some issues with my boot lock and i cant seem to find anything anywhere that indicates this as a common issue. A couple of months ago I went to put shopping in my boot yet when i closed it it wouldn't stay close, every time I pushed the boot down to close it the lock motor...
  3. 2008 93 Aero Electrical Gremlins

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 93 Aero XWD with 130,000 miles on it. Over the last year or two, it has developed some intermittent electrical issues. 1-Brake light warning light comes on saying brake light malfunction and the brake light is fine - this one is on 60% of the time 2 - Passenger window doesn't go...
  4. What is normal power consumption (amps) with engine off?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, Can anyone tell me the normal range of power consumption for the 1999-2002 OG 9-3 when the car is powered off (engine not running, doors closed, interior lights off), etc.? I've got a 2002 that is drawing about 115 mA when I check 15-20 minutes after powering off the car. Is this...
  5. Electrical, flickering

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I searched but could not find so far... ... Saab 1997 900S. 105,000m. Runs reasonably ok. Now with hot weather into the 90s in Colorado, running air conditioner. After a period of time, especially when on high, console lights on the dash for speedometer, mileage, you known the cluster of...
  6. Water Damage Problems, HELP!!! 2002 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    accidentally left my sunroof ajar during a huge storm and water went sideways directly onto the radio and in the keyhole. Driving isn't an issue, starts fine and drives great, but there are some major problems going on dash-wise. when I start the car the emergency light stays on and the airbag...
  7. totally lost, please help...

    9-5 Workshop
    greetings everyone, i have a 08 9-5 sabb and i have a couple of problems going on, when im pressing on the gas my car accelerates slowly but the speedomoter is reading differently, then out of no where the car picks up speed and just takes off... ive been told i need a new transmission but i...
  8. Moonroof circuit draining battery?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, The moonroof in my 2001 9-3 recently started getting temperamental about closing - sometimes it would close, sometimes it wouldn't. Right around the same time, the battery started slowly losing its charge. I'm inferring a lot here by pointing at the moonroof, but the battery issue...
  9. Electrical Gremlins

    9000 Workshop
    On my '93 9000 CDE I have been experiencing some intermittent electrical issues. Wondering if others have had similar experiences and if so hopefully figured out a cure.I have had the car over 2 years but these things just recently started. 1. The lights in the digital clock and digital...
  10. Intermittant Blowing Sidelight Fuses

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All, I had a problem recently with blowing the fuses in the sidelights of my 1998 900 XS. In the beginning the fuse blew with an SID message of exterior light failure. The bulbs were OK however. This happened in a non predictable manner and to begin with the fuse blew at an interval of...
  11. Electrical Issues

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1995 Saab 900 SE turbo 2 door hatch 150k Hey there. I bought the car 4 years ago and its been very reliable mechanically, but the electrical issues are starting to get on my nerves. Recently the gauges stopped working (fuel, speedo, and tach) after doing the whole blinky on-again off-again...
  12. Electrical Problems(Ignition Switch?)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Alright, here's how it is... when I've started my car, occasionally the day lights, the blinkers, the power windows, the air, and the window wipers wont work. Strange right?... The car starts, but none of the electricals seem to work, except the radio and that's about it... The only way...
  13. Seriously Weird Starting Issues

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I live in a Rural Area in Utah so it's hard to find a mechanic that knows anything about Saab's. That being said, I'm having issues with my 2002 93 Saab 2.0 Ever since I bought my Saab, there's been troubles with Starting the car after periods of time. When the car's warm, or has been...
  14. loss of power.

    9-5 Workshop
    I drive a 2002 9-5 while driving on the highway I heard a popping sound from my speaker then it sounded like a constant duh.duh.duh noise (hard to explain) So I shut my radio off and at that same time all of my guages stopped working and all indicator lights came one as well as my blinkers were...
  15. Strange Electrical Issues -- Any Ideas That Could Help Me?

    9000 Workshop
    Hey, I have a '97 9000, I have had it for about a year and things have been pretty smooth, however, a few months ago a problem arose where sometimes when I would hit a bump in the road, my head lights would go out, or sometimes my highbeams will just go on by themselves repeatedly. Sometimes my...
  16. Alarm & Radio Code Gremlins ------

    C900 Workshop
    The car: 1993 900 Turbo Convertible 145,500 miles Automatic The problem: I took it to Meineke today, I needed two bolts drilled out of the exhaust pipe coming off the turbo where the O2 sensor plugs in. They unhooked the battery, drilled 'em out, put 3 new ones in, good to go. I get in...
  17. Engine Starts, Sputters, then Dies w/out Gas for 2 minutes??!

    C900 Workshop
    Hello everybody! I'm new here, but I've been lurking since I got my Saab back in May of 2009. I have a 1991 Turbo 900 SE convertible... she's black and fun.. except she has ALL KINDS OF ISSUES. But the main reason I'm posting is lately she (her name is Inga) won't stay on after I start her up if...
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