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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello Everyone! I need some help. My 2002 Saab 9-5 2.3T engine has bitten the dust, so I'm in the market for a new (or new to me) engine. There in lies the problem, I'm not sure what kind of engine to replace the old one with. Any help on this would be fantastic!
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi guys. I'm new to the community and this is my first post. I recently bought a 2003 9-3 2.0 vin s and love the car. Bought it not running for cheap knowing I would need to replace the engine due to not having compression. I got 65,45,40,70. Previous owner said it needed a head gasket. I did a...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello Saab fellows, I'm a Saab nut since 1996 and my MY1999 9-5 Wagon is my 6th Saab. She was my "workhorse" in the recent 2 years and I loved her and tried to take good care. I'm a very calmed down driver and haven't pushed her hard. Unfortunately, last weekend I experienced rattling noise...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi i am thinking about replacing the engine and trans on my car.only because i have heard.that its a pain in the butt to replace the trans in theses cars. The motor is perfect even with the 175k and still going. The trans has had it. It does nothing but slip and flair up from time to time. I...
  5. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Forgive me Saab community, but I made a big mistake. I trusted someone that supposedly had a connection for body work and repair, that had the resources to do it quicker than I could and for very little money. I let him talk me into putting water in a cracked radiator, with it spilling out...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    I bought a 2002 9-5 Linear 3 weeks ago: * 2.3 L turbo * 155,000 km Car ran great on testing, had been serviced at a Saab dealer to 154,000 km. Two owners (a brother then his sister), great service records. Really clean, well cared for. The works. I've since put 2,000 kms on the car. On a...
  7. 9-5 Workshop
    I bought a 2002 9-5 Linear 3 weeks ago: * 2.3 L turbo * 155,000 km Car ran great on testing, had been serviced at a Saab dealer to 154,000 km. Two owners (a brother then his sister), great service records. Really clean, well cared for. The works. On a recent hwy trip, the engine started...
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