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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey everyone, Can the cylinder head bolts on the 9-3SS B207R be retorqued in a similar fashion to the og9-3/9-5 motors? If so, what is the procedure and torque specs? I could not find anything in the SAAB WIS or in the SaabCentral archives. My coolant system pressurized and puked out all of the...
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    Could someone send me in the right direction. I have a 01 Saab 9-5 SE with a 3.0 that has 146k on it. Recently just had head gaskets and valve cover gaskets replaced. Have probably only put about 150 miles on car since this was done and it has recently started to run really rough, sputters and...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    NOTE TO ADMIN: I registered and posted last night, and couldn't log in this morning. My acct was deleted for some reason. I tried to recover password and it said my e-mail wasn't recognized? I tried to contact administrator and I am unable to do so. I created a new account because it's the...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    This is a bit of a long one. I have a '98 95, The engine was replace with a rebuilt unit in 2008 with PCV 6. I've put about 40K miles on it since. I've changed oil/filter every 6K, servicing it myself and using only synthetic oil. Recently the car was with the local indie specialist, brought...
  5. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I'm currently getting ready to do a bit of maintenance on my car. I replaced a bunch of parts a year ago. A new oil pan (debris accumulator type), brakes, pcv update, hoses, vacuum lines, fuel filter, thermostat, etc. (I know I'm forgetting a few things) The engine runs fine and I change the...
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