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  1. Power Steering Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, In the last few days my 2004 Saab 9-3 has been making a groaning noise when turning right. I looked today and found that the power steering fluid is leaking from the bolt that is on top of the pump. I tried searching around on here but haven't had any luck. Does anyone have any advice...
  2. Fluid light when braking and on sharp turns?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 99 saab 9-3 is doing something really weird when I come to a hard brake or sharp turn & sometimes when I'm crusing at a good speed and just taking curvy roads, the fluid light will come on briefly and the ! indicator. I assumed it was my Brakes/brake pad/break fluid ect. but I took it in to...
  3. 2006 saab 9-5 auto transmission rough when warm!! HELP

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello everyone, I just feel like my problems with this car won't go away... at this point, I don't know what else to do... this problem started a week ago. So basically, the car runs awesome for about 10 maybe 15 mins, but after that, it starts shifting poorly, you can feel that it has some...
  4. Transmission coolers

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi My 2001 Saab 9-3 2.0 turbo is leaking transmission fluid from the transmission cooler seals on the Rad. I am also losing about 1/4 cup of coolant a month and my SID states low coolant until i top up but there is no visible leak. Originally I was just going to have the 4 seals replaced in the...
  5. TX rear diff fluid change with all gm products

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So last week my tx started rumbling when under torque/ turning at slow speeds. Also experienced some frightening diff slippage in 2nd when around 3-4000 rpm. Luckily i was able to find elroys dyi fluid change. Went to a gm dealer earlier this afternoon and was fortunate enough for them to have a...
  6. Power steering whine&jitter also bumper issues

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Finished changing radiator yesterday after i put it all together i cranked it over and now im getting a constant whining noise from the power steering pump and when i turns the wheel the power steering seems to be cutting in and out(shuttering). The PS fluid is low and when i crank it over and...
  7. Auto trans. fluid change methods

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 93 with 175k on it. I did a partial change of the tranny fluid around 90k by removing the plug and letting her drain the refilling. I have been told that a "better" way exists. That I can remove the tranny fluid piping going to the cooler, which drains more fluid than...
  8. 1st gear automatic transmission metallic-y whine

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, I am back after a few years away, I used to be "the blaab" but the 2001 Blaab is gone, I now have an 03 grey vert, auto trans, 70k miles. This car is an 03 vert so it is old body style and uses DEX III not synthetic trans fluid. I changed trans fluid at 66k-ish miles, but I overfilled...
  9. Power steering fluid leak

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    What would be potential cause of power steering fluid to leak? Should I have to replace the whole power steering rack? I'm going underneath the car this weekend, please tell me what areas to look at. Is it certain hoses that could be leaking? Is there a diagram or write-up on this?
  10. Too late for ATF change?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I now own a 2006 9-3 2.0T with 137k miles. The auto transmission fluid has never been changed. There are no problems with shifting. Is it too late to change the fluid now? I have heard in the past that it is not recommended to touch the fluid if it has gone past a certain point or you will cause...
  11. 89 900 conv mysterious brake fluid leak

    C900 Workshop
    One day this winter dad went to drive the 89 900 convertible, but when he pressed the clutch pedal it went straight to the floor, lifelessly, without any resistance. After some research my dad bought a new clutch master cylinder, and once I came home from college I installer the little bugger...
  12. 06 9-3 Windshield washer fluid

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    for some reason my windshield washer fluid only sprays out of the spouts by the headlights and not out of the ones by the wind shield. Am I doing something wrong or is it broken?
  13. Disconnected window washer hose?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Guys (and girls)! First of all: sorry for my bad english grammer. English is not my native language... Second: I'm new, so first a short introduction... My name's Jered, I live in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. I'm 27 years old, almost 6 years married to a Belgian woman called Kim. We've go...
  14. Break Fluid

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Let me start by saying I have little experience with cars, this is my second vehicle in my life, and I'd like to take the best care of it possible. I received my 9-3 a few months ago from a woman who had had it for eight years, and a little over 100000 miles. Recently I have heard that grinding...
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