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  1. Potential First-Time Saab Owner - opinions wanted!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My little scenario: I used to have a V6 Jeep I have a V5. I begin searching for a new vehicle. I see a Saab 9-3 2.0t Linear (automatic trans.) with 118,000 miles selling under 3,000 USD in my state 2 hours away from me. I have not yet done a test drive; I am considering going...
  2. 9-5 2.3t MT Stalling on gas drop

    9-5 Workshop
    Got strange issue with Saab 9-5 2.3t LPT(235e) /MT /99MY. Almost a year sometimes if i drop gas pedal from more than 2200rpm - engine goes under 500rpm and again sometimes engine stalls. Here is video: - This happens not every time, sometimes once a week, sometimes few times a day - Almost...
  3. Engine revs between 2k and 3k when A/C is on

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a manual transmission 98 900s Turbo. The problem I'm having is that when I turn on the air conditioner or heater, the engine revs up to about 3k and then drops back down to 2k and back up and down like that until I turn the A/C off. The interval of the revs is fairly momentary, almost...
  4. 1984 900 starting idle issue.

    C900 Workshop
    CAR: 1984 4 door SAAB 900 FI hi all, i am new to the community here i have done some searching multiuple time without reallly finding anything that i could use towards my issue, just some that may be falling under the umbrella or what ifs. to start i dont really know a whole to lot about the...
  5. P1300

    9-5 Workshop
    I had a strange occurrence with my '02 9-5 Linear this weekend that I figured I'd tell you all about. I was on the highway here in NH, doing about 75, in 5th gear with the cruise control on when I lost power and had to pull over. When I pulled over the car just died. Doing research on here, I...
  6. new to saab and the forum world

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Recently purchased a 99 saab 9-3 with 117k, and realized a 10 year dream of owning one. Ive been very pleased with my purchase so far, but I have a couple of issues, ill start with the idle. It was only upon getting the car home and driving it in traffic that I started to notice a rough...
  7. Car cranks...finally fires...rough idle

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2007 93 Aero Sedan. New member, but have been a user of forum for a while. Now I need help: My car has been parked in my garage for about week. Wyoming weather has been cold (if that means anything). Got into the car this morning and tried to start. Seemed to fire up like normal but ran...
  8. Where to buy a MAF sensor connector?

    C900 Workshop
    I have the idle issue, and tracked it down to the MAF sensor connector. The pins on the MAF are good, but the female ends on the connector are bad. The ends (3 & 6) are pushed in all the way in the connector! It looks like someone tried to replace the MAF and didn't have it aligned correctly...