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  1. Noise when accelerating

    9-5 Workshop
    If someone is able to help me with this i would be very grateful. This all started when I had a CEL with a p0106 code- found oil in my spark plug wells, so i cleaned it, changed the gaskets, changed all of the spark plugs, got an oil change as well as a pan/pickup cleaning. The car was running...
  2. Engine clunking? Help identify

    9-5 Workshop
    So my 2000 Saab 9-5 aero has clunked very loud like this for awhile now, it’s very loud and seems to be getting worse so I’m trying to get to the bottom of it. If anyone could give an idea of what they think it might be, that would help a lot. (Muffler + tailpipe are off right now) so ignore the...
  3. Oil Pump Whine??

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've got a '97 Saab 900 SE Turbo with 350k miles. Just replaced the head gasket on it. Now that I've got it back together there's a noticeable whine coming from the oil pump area. The whine is still there even with the serpentine belt off. (Video link: https://vimeo.com/218544188/f86017032e)...
  4. Saab 2002 9-3 Turning left electric glitch

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello, I have had my saab for about a year and a half and have had plenty of little issues with it, but I can't solve this one... Whenever I take a left turn going at least 15mph, the headlights flicker, the radio cuts out, the dashboard makes a clicking noise similar to the turn signal sound...
  5. Loud, terrible BANG under boost when cold???

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ok so I just picked up a 1999 9-3 base model (T5) and it's acting oddly when the engine is cold. I didn't notice at first (the temp gauge doesn't work) until I hooked up my Kiwi and found out that it only acts up when the engine is below operating temperature. If you get on it too hard and hit...
  6. Should I buy this 2005 Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon ?

    9-5 Workshop
    I'd like to hear some thoughts on whether to buy this 2005 Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon. After writing the points below, I'm definitely going to have it inspected at Saab for $130. points: - It has 130k - limited / no real service history - Possible starting problem (http://youtu.be/MW-HwoP0FjA) -...
  7. engine rattle

    9-5 Workshop
    rattle gets louder as it warms up. sounded like timing chain, i pulled the valve cover off everything looks fine. oil changed a week before. cant drive it like this it sounds like a time bomb. hear it good at the end of the long video. i need a new serp belt (the squeaking)...
  8. help rattle noise

    9-5 Workshop
    noise is coming from around the timing chain. pulled the valve cover off everything looks good, it gets louder as it warms up. cant drive it like this!!!!!! http://youtu.be/R8ImbFT6gUg http://youtu.be/fCFVXNkxpGE
  9. Can You Guess the Noise? HELP PLEASE! :)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have an insane rattling noise coming from my engine. I have a Saab 9-3 SE Convertible. I have attached a link to a youtube video I made with the noise I am talking about: Please Help! I am stumped with this one... Thanks everyone, Rich
  10. Possible engine noise when turning car off

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone, I'm new to posting on here although I feel like I've read the entire site lol. I have an issue where I turn the car off and I hear a noise that I find hard to describe but sort of like metal grinding on metal intermittently (like a fan blade). I'm hoping this isn't an extreme issue...
  11. Engine Experts Please

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    This is an Engine Noise Mystery at least to me. Purchased a 2000 9-3 SE HOT with 135,000 miles and a lifter tick. My estimation on the tick was #4 Intake valve tappet was making the noise. Later my Indy with lots of experience also agreed. I tore into the engine and removed the pan. In...
  12. Ping noise relative to engine speed (ideas?)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    First time post to this forum. Did some searching on your forums and figured I would give this a shot... Used to own a 99 Honda Accord, and their forums were very helpful over 7 years. I bought a 1999 Saab 9-3 back in August (totaled the Honda and love this Saab) but have an issue that has...
  13. 900se 2.0 engine noise

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    my 900 se conv has recently developed what I thought was a idler pulley noise. I have removed the belt and the noise is coming from crank area, not accessories. It sounds like a constant dragging noise, not clunking noise. That is why I thought idler bearing. Any ideas what may be wearing? the...
  14. Rattling noise? Turbo?

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 9-5 1999 saab and sometimes on start up have white smoke come out my muffler, but quits after car has been on for a few minutes. Also smoke on hard acceleration. Sometimes I hear a loud deep loud hmmmm noise from engine on acceleration, if not this noise i will here a rattle on...
  15. Crazy Engine Knock Please Help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Alright this is killing me. Ive search the internet, forums, called dealerships and no answer to my problem. Here we go I have a 2001 9-3 SE 2.0 HO auto with 110000 miles and it has this engine knock from what sounds like the top of the motor. It knocks at idle when cold and gets louder when...
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