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  1. "Close Trunk Lid" error message... when trunk is closed!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Afternoon All! I have a '97 900 convertible, we've been through a lot together, but this morning she bowled me a bit of a googlie: I popped the catches to get the roof down, and the Close Trunk Lid message popped up (first time ever!). I checked (it was closed) but still no joy and no roof...
  2. 89 Saab 900 Seat belt catch replacement

    C900 Workshop
    Hey guys. I'm new to this but I need some help. I was on vacation and the seat belt catch broke in my saab. The part number 4077616. I have searched all over the internet and only to come up with the part being discontinued. Does anyone know of what I can use as a replacement that will still fit...
  3. 2008 9-7x

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Hi! Happy Holidays to everyone! I somehow managed to create a bigger mess when attempting to fix a minor problem. Intial problem: front passenger window will not roll up completely. It falls short by an 1-3 inches. A faint sound like a motor struggling can be heard when opening or closing. I...
  4. 2004 Saab 9-3 Aero trunk/bumper repair questions

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    Hey! So I was in an accident last December and am just now getting to the point where I can fix my beautiful beast. I used the insurance money to pay off the remaining money on my car and bought a new trunk lid. So my questions: Can anyone direct me to guides or videos on how to remove and...
  5. My Gary Fisher Edition

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, new to the group. Had my Saab almost a year. When I bought it from the dealership last year, it had been advertised as a 2000 9-5 Aero. Well, I ran the vin about two weeks ago and turns out it's a Gary Fisher Edition. Are they really as rare as it seems? I can't find any for sale in...
  6. Saab 9-3 shut off problem HELP PLEASE

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Saab 9-3 shut off problem(updated relay at passenger kick board) Thanks for taken the time to help. OK so I purchase a Saab 9-3 2004 manual for a pretty good price so I jumped into it due to my fiance pregnant and we need a reliable car now I fear I may have made a mistake . so about 3 weeks...
  7. Brake Splash Shield?

    C900 Workshop
    So the other day i started hearing a strange rattling noise from my 1991 900, she's a four door with a manual transmission. I came to find out that the splash shield on the back left wheel was loose because it had broke free from two of the bolts that held it to the brake caliper. I have removed...
  8. Suspension noise wtf!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Alright I am officially stumped. While i'm driving in my 2000 9-3 any uneven road surface causes a sound from both sides of the front of the car that sounds like a rattle like a loose bolt or something which turns into a loud knock the bigger the bumps get. It really just makes a racket. My dad...
  9. 2004 Saab 9-3 squeaking

    9-5 Workshop
    i have a 2004 saab 9-3 linear and when ever i put it in reverse it starts to sqeak and squil really bad anyone have any idea what it is or how to fix it or if anyone else has had the same problem?
  10. Need help please!!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have an issue with with my water pump pulley grinding into my lower engine mount. I can't determine why this is has happened, all bolts are tight, the engine mount is new, there is no play in the water pump pulley shaft, doesnt' look like anything has shifted out of alignment. Any possible...
  11. 900 Crisis

    The Lounge
    I am currently the proud owner of a 1993 Classic 900 Turbo Cabriolet. I love this car, I've owned Fiats and Hondas and many others and this is by far the best I've ever had. The only problem with my little Ingrid is that she is in bad cosmetic condition. The engine and all of the mechanical...
  12. Stuck on O-Ring Replacement

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey oh, so I started into replacing the O-Ring on the back of my water pump (a replacement job in itself that I finished about 6 months back) and was feeling quite comfortable. I had located the leak and was going to fix it once and for all. Then I got stuck. When I replaced the water pump...
  13. Electrical Issues?

    9000 Workshop
    So i dont know if these are related but my 97 saab 9000 is starting to get alot of electrical issues. As of today my four way flashers started to go off, i unplugged that fuse and now my lights don't work. My Clock and Radio Presets keep getting reset almost once every 10 days or so. My fuse for...
  14. Diy vs bsr intake

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Okay, I have been doing alot of looking at both sides and I dont know what to do... I am questionable about doing the DIY Intake, there is the vacuum line running back to the engine from the end of the hot box. I feel like it should be hooked up still and I cant see it in the pics or anything...
  15. Any help with troubleshooting?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Could use help diagnosing fuel pump issue My 1995 900s 2dr hatchback with the 2.3L non-turbo engine cut out on me a few weeks ago, just died while I was driving. It was diagnosed as a faulty fuel pump, and now has a brand new pump. Car worked fine for about two days then died again. After...
  16. Desperately need help.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The other day i was on my way home when my car started kind of jerking and my check engine light began flashing (not sure how many times but it went on for about 5-10 seconds) Its happened again 3 more times since then and its got me pretty worried. Now my check engine light has been on...
  17. Power Steering Fluid

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all, Just doing a few pre-roadtrip checks and found that my PSF is very low. Looking about on the forum it seems that the Texaco TL4634 stuff isn't available any more, and the GM stuff from Saab is either hard to come by or ridiculously expensive. Castrol GT isn't easily available in the UK...