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  1. newbie to SAAB CENTRAL

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, im Aaron, a newbie to SAAB central, please go easy on me! Just bought my 2nd SAAB in Hungary, that said my 9-3 Vector 2006, RHD still lives in my driveway back in UK! Now the proud owner of a SAAB 900 2T S Coupe, 1997, 126k miles, LHD, purchased for HUF400,000, it will be a two year project...
  2. EDIT: Best place to get '94 Saab C900 key copied in Los Angeles?

    C900 Workshop
    Hey, only have one key to my 1994 Saab C900, looking to get 3 copies made cheaply :) Is it cheaper if I buy some Saab key blanks on eeuroparts and bring them to a locksmith, or should I just go to a Saab guy? Thanks In Advance, Resident Saab Ingenue --------------------------------------...
  3. Needed introduction to tuning, 2008 93 aero

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2008 93 2.8T Sedan No immediate plans for upgraded performance hardware (other than some suspension upgrades) but I'd like to know more about what my options are for unlocking the cars "ungoverned" potential! Any direct information about tunes/tuners (like bsr/rica/map tune - those are some...
  4. Need help finding rain guards for my windows on my ‘99 9-3 hatchback

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    could someone tell me what rain guards to get for the ‘99 9-3 se hatchback i am new to the saab community and. Its my first car so i kinda dont know anything ???
  5. U0212

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just purchased a 2008 SAAB 9-3 AERO cabrio with 89000 miles on it and while driving all the dash lights come on, gages stop working, and the car won't start when it's hot. I get the code U0212 for lost connection with steering module. Im extremely frustrated and the general mechanic I brought...
  6. Saab 93 2011 stereo

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I have a saab 93 2011 and my steering wheel has buttons for answering and ending phone call but the stereo itself doesn't have bluetooth. I have looked up videos on how to connect my phone but the "phone" setting is completely missing. Would getting the "upgraded" stereo for my car work and if...
  7. 2005 Saab wont turn on anymore

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Car Specs: SAAB Year: 2005 Model: 9-3 Turbo Linear v4 Spec: Automatic Hey y'all so basically my Saab doesn't wanna turn on anymore, She would crank & crank but with no success. Upon inspection I noticed a Line had leaked its fluid onto the "ION MODULE" which has been replaced with no success...
  8. 2001 9-3 SE

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello everyone this is my first Saab an I’ve ran into some issues. The day I bought the car I drove it 45+ mins back home without the known issue happening. Car will run just fine but randomly the car dies then struggles to start again for 10-15 mins. I can also hear the fuel pump pressurizing...
  9. Vogtland lowering springs issue???

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    i put on some vogtland lowering springs on my 9-3 a while and and they make creaking noises whenever i turn sharply or just move the wheel a lot. i believe i put them in right and i took it to a Saab dealership by me and they said they wont fit my car. i talked to some people at Vogtland and...
  10. Advice for Buying a '93 900s Needed

    C900 Workshop
    Hello all! I am looking into buying my first Saab. It is a '93 900s in great condition. Except for the fact that the engine is seized up. The car's story is that it had an issue with the engine (the owner guesses that the head gasket blew, but he could very well be wrong), then sat for too long...
  11. 900 S sunroof and headliner replacement

    C900 Workshop
    I recently just bought a 96 Saab 900 s hatchback the sunroof chain has to be replaced and the headliner is completely falling. Any tips on how to fix these?
  12. looking for to tune my saab

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hi guys, i'm kind of new still i went around the forum a few time and had the trionic suite but now i lost it and also i'm looking to get usb cable to be able to do tuning if any one could help me since all the cable i've been onto so far where just replica only good for diagnostic and...
  13. Advice and help on my 2004 Saab 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    :) Hello all! Thank you in advance for any hep or advice you can give. So I have a 2004 Saab 9-5 that is having major issues, mainly in the running department. 2 weeks ago the lower radiator hose split causing my wife and I to roll into a auto part store, unfortunately being a Saab they didn't...
  14. Socket lodged in spark plug well... any ideas?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Oh man, I'm an idiot... This is my first post, but I've learned a lot about my Saab from SC and couldn't find any threads on the problem I caused last night. It's a 2004 9-3 Linear. I had a CEL for a bad ignition coil, so I ordered a replacement and decided to change my spark plugs since it...
  15. Code P0033 - Turbo Bypass Valve Circuit Faiure

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am happy to see there is a floridian saab group. I recently purchased my first saab (2004 9-3 linear turbo). I have a couple issues and was wondering what your opinions were. 1. My check engine light is on and I'm getting code P0033 - "Turbo Bypass Valve Circuit Failure" -has this happened...
  16. New to this sight need some help pleas!!

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 9-3 2.0t 2006 and I just installed a cold air intake and for some reason it started over heating after I did that so I started from step 1 I changed out the thermostat and flushed the cooling system that didn't work I don't see any leaks water or coolant and my heater quit working to so...
  17. URGENT: Saab 9-3 "2003" Gearbox??

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    If any of you guys out there are reading this i need a bit of a helping hand with something. So i'm planning on buying a Saab 9-3. It said to be a 2003 but i doubt it because it a hatch and they stopped making those in 2002, Right?. So the car has 180,000 miles, everything looks great but theres...
  18. 2002 93 with a 2001 engine

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Saabist... is that a word? My name J aka Blaaq and I am new to the Saab world. I Purchased A 2002 Saab 93 se Convertible 2.0L HOT with a bad engine. No problem picked up a sweet engine out of a 2001. engine drop was great.. purrs like a hear is the problem... chk engine light...
  19. 9-5 Rear Sub Speakers Stopped Working

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Definitely a noob here but I have been scouring forums to see if anyone is having a similar problembut have not come across it yet. I currently have the AS3 with 9 speakers on my 9-5 sedan and noticed recently that the two 6x9 subs in the back have stopped playing music. However, they will...
  20. Accidentally "immobilized" my 01 Saab 9-3, help!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just purchased a 2001 Saab 9-3 Turbo 5-Door and accidentally "immobilized" it. I was foolishly testing the sunroof with the key in the ON position (engine was not running) and when I finally tried to start the engine, it did not start. I assumed I had worn down the battery, so I moved the key...