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  1. Saab 9.5 Aero 2000 crank no start !

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi Everyone, Last week in the french country side near Le Mans my Saab stops. Water heat hole issue, I repaired with a new hole. After that , I stop in a town. Try to start my car, no start, Check engine 100% OK, no message. For your information I replace the internal fuel pump this month, and...
  2. 85 900 Turbo swap, No Start, Injectors not getting power. Properly Stumped

    C900 Workshop
    Hello Team. I'm hoping some of you can help me out with this, it's been a long troubleshooting road that led to this post and I'm stumped - I apologize ahead of time for the long post, but I want to make clear what troubleshooting steps I've taken. Mine is a project car in which I just...
  3. Fuel Injector disc problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all, While changing the o-rings on the nozzle end of my injectors, one of the discs that would be between the intake and o-ring broke off/shot across the shop. I was wondering what this disc does, and if I can machine a replacement? Since I am a machinist, I can get pretty close...
  4. Fuel pre-pump questions

    C900 Workshop
    I have an '87 900s, non-turbo, and a few weeks ago it started sputtering, and then died. I figured it was the fuel pump, so I ordered a new one (I did not have time to troubleshoot in the week and didn't want wait another week to order). I fitted in and it seemed to fix the problem (but it...
  5. Need 1993 Saab 9000CSE Fuel Tank!!

    9000 Workshop
    Hello!! I have a 1993 Saab 9000 that has sprung a small leak in the fuel tank. This is one of the years when the tank was made of plastic, and the plastic rubs for years against the mounting straps until a leak forms. And it is in a difficult place, being right where the strap rubs. I have...
  6. Possible ECM failure?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Guys, New to this forum so forgive me if I screw up any rules. Well here is the issue, got an '04 9-3 linear, 94000mi on it, 5-speed. Engine cut out on highway in rush hour traffic and in 96 degree heat, not fun. Started back up, ran for a couple seconds, ran rough and died. Waited a little...
  7. SID fuel consumption Fail only shows ---

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I tryed to search for similar topic, but I could not find it so I'm hoping to find more info. After reseting CIM with Tech2, SID on average fuel consumption shows ---. I tryed to reset it for like 10 times on different speeds and different distances but it still does not show anything...
  8. 9*3 Suddenly stopped running

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I was on my way to lunch today, drove out of the parking lot and then out of nowhere, the car suddenly died. I tried starting it, and it did once for a few seconds, then died again. After that, it would crank, but would not start. I checked the codes and they were "the usual" for this car...
  9. 1999 9-3 no fuel. Many diagnosis. Stumped!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Some fun facts. I have replaced the CPS and driven the car, confirming the replacement has eliminated my previous problems and is working. Moving on. Car had stage 2 tune for maybe one year or longer? Moved to stage 3 about 4 weeks ago. Just last week I had an evap canister/purge valve system...
  10. Fuel Issue/problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello everyone, I have a quick question, I recently bought a saab 900 se modded. it was a fairly inexpensive build I had been helping with somewhat and here is my issue. the vehicle is running a gt28 turbo with a custom top mount, its on 850cc injectors and a 340 aeromotive fuel pump...
  11. Fuel Level Sender on the Fritz - '10 9-3 2.0T XWD

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    An Uncle Leo "Hello!" to everyone here. So I have replaced the primary fuel level sender and the secondary sender and my tank is still reading 1/2. Any ideas? Thanks y'all!
  12. Replacing Fuel Level Sensor Tips and Tricks

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am finally going to fix my sensor after using my tripometer as my gas gauge for a while now. I just wanted to hear some tips and tricks that people have learned after doing it. I was thinking I would go ahead and pick up some new bolts and straps for the gas tank to replace since they are...
  13. 09/ 9-3 Fuel Issue??

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2009 9-3 and I've just hit 120,000 Kilometres. So far I've had nothing wrong with the car - at all. Until recently. When I'm driving and put my foot down to overtake or speed up, sometimes the car seems to 'jump' and it almost feels like its not getting enough fuel? Almost the same...
  14. Rattling/Grinding noise after fuel pump and fuel filter replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2000 9-3 SE recently broke down and I had it towed to my mechanic who told me my fuel pump went bad and proceeded to replace that and change the fuel filter. after receiving it that night, the car rattled a lot right on a cold startup. I kept happening for a week so i took it back to him...
  15. Running rich?

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all. I'm currently restoring my c900 N/A, I am pretty sure it is running rich. The symptoms are that it blows smoke from the tailpipe, and the spark plugs are all black, despite being almost new. The smoke is worse at startup, but continues when at operating temperature. It smells like...
  16. Fuel type?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I read on posts here about what fuel type to use but my owners manual says "unleaded gasoline that has a octane rating of 87 or higher"... I bought the car 6 months ago (97' 900 SE Turbo convertible) and was using the regular all the time, not sure what the previous owner used... Would it...
  17. Signs my FUEL PUMP is going out?

    9-5 Workshop
    What are some of the signs and symptoms that my fuel pump is bad or going out in my 99' Saab 9-5 3.0L V6? And if it is going out or bad could it cause my car to read P0172(system running rich)??
  18. Gas Leak at Fuel Pump

    C900 Workshop
    I had my 1992 900s parked on an incline yesterday for about an hour. The rear of the vehicle was higher than the front and the gas tank was full. When I got back in the car there was a strong gas smell. I found that there was gas pooled up on top of the fuel pump. All hose fittings and...
  19. Bad fuel level sender?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have an 08 9-3 2.0T and the fuel level sender just recently started to go on the fritz. Some times it reads, some times it doesn't. I haven't really noticed a pattern for when it reads. I tried just running some fuel line cleaners through it and that didnt work. Another person just suggested...
  20. 12.5-14 mpg ***HELP***

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Been reading this forum for about a year now off and on but this is my first post. Lets see how well I have been paying attention, lol. Forgive me if this is not the correct place to post this. Here is what my problem is: 2006 9-3 2.0T automatic w/ 118,000K. I currently have an...