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  1. HIssing sound on start and shifting problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone, I have a 2002 Saab 9-3 SE 5 speed manual. Of the course of maybe 2 months or so the car would make a weird hissing sound when started. The sound would last for about a minute or so before dying down. The sound would also go away at times when the clutch or the brake has been...
  2. Hissing noise when brake is released

    9-5 Workshop
    When the brake pedal is released, there is a hissing noise that can be heard in the cabin and from the engine compartment. As soon as i press the brake again it stops. It used to be very loud, but now it is just a faint hissing. Any ideas? The sound is coming from the driver's side, right near...
  3. 2001 9-3 SE Turbo, multiple problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi everyone, New to the forums, and as the subject states I have a 2001 Saab 9-3 SE turbo, stick shift, and I started having problems this past Tuesday. At first a plastic-y, rattling noise started from the front end, and that noise coincided with the RPM's (rattling got faster with increase in...
  4. '85 Saab Turbo 900 - engine is hissing

    C900 Workshop
    When I'm going over 45mph - I hear what sounds like hissing or air being released from the engine. It started doing this just recently. I've topped off all fluids. I know that the transmission needs to be fixed soon (keeps slipping gears). Could it just be the transmission starting to get worse...