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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I've recently changed on my car (9-5 Z19DTH 2006) mass air flow sensor, coolant thermostat, egr and egr cooler and cleaned some sludge from the engine bay compartment. But after 3 months of waiting for parts (UPS F****D up my delivery) and finally being done I've now got a fault code...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, Just got my 9-3 tuned with stage 1 today. After I drove it to get food, ripped it for 30 minutes then decided it was time to head home. I stopped and noticed it sputtered a little bit at idle but thought nothing of it, then It got worse. When I went to rip on the car it felt like the car...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    2006 Saab 9-5 5 speed manual replaced -throttle body -ECM No codes in the system I've tried 3 brand new throttle bodies checked the wiring harness and voltage to the throttle body. Today I programmed a new ECM to the car reset limp home mode and it wouldn't even make it around the block...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I have a 2005 9-3 sedan with ~80k miles. Occasionally, the check engine light will turn on and the car will enter limp mode without warning. The last time this happened, I was on a highway and the car suddenly stalled, with no way to move again until I reset the check engine light (which...
  5. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi, i have a 2001 9-5 aero. Recently i took the NSS out to clean it as they tend too gunk up. After putting it back in it clearly wasn't outputting signal, as i couldn't see which gear is was in the instrument panel. Eventually the bulbs lighting the gears themselves in the gauges also went...
  6. 9000 Workshop
    I originally posted about a TCS-related problem by tagging onto another post in Sept. 2017. This new post will recap the problem(s) I had, what was learned and the resolution. Not long after purchasing a '93 Saab 9000 Aero, on a road trip across to the W. Slope of Colorado, the car suddenly...
  7. 9-5 Workshop
    SAAB 9-5 ARC 2004: Sporadic electronic system failure. Christmas tree illumination of all sensor lights with key in position #3(on). Gas gauge spikes then falls to empty within 2 seconds. Will start but automatic transmission clangs into gear and requires high RPM to move (limp home?). Sometimes...
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2009 9-3 Sedan, 2.0T Two weeks ago while accelerating from about 40mph, my engine light came on and the engine switched into Limp-home Mode. No response to throttle, and very bad idle. I towed the car to a former Saab dealer in Concord, NH, now-turned Chevy, but still employing a Saab guy with...
  9. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi all, Elsewhere on this forum, I am asking for help on a re-occurring p2138 error code on my 2006 Saab 9-3 Convertible. The pedal sensor issue that is linked to this code has thus far not been dealt with. The pedal sensor has been replaced numerous of times, but didn't do the job. In result...
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm thisclose to launching my 2006 Aero SportCombi after the latest incident today. I brought it into a indy Saab shop today to have the oil pressure sensor replaced as it was on the fritz. They swapped it out and we picked it up. About 2 miles away from the shop my wife is driving and the...
  11. 9-5 Workshop
    Could a Broken Bypass Valve cause an over boost? Hello, this is my first Saab and first Post so bare with me please. 3 weeks ago I bought my 2000 Saab 9-5 aero estate 2.3t After putting it through Diagnostics it showed P110 (Bypass Valve) and P1304 (Misfire) My mechanic noticed that the waste...
  12. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I've been lurking in the forums for a while and quietly absorbing info, but this is my first time posting. I have a major problem. Background: 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 5sp manual, 116k miles, purchased in May with a clean history and all service records being maintained through the original...
  13. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi everybody... Had an experience on the way home last evening that got me a bit "concerned" while driving my 2002 9-5 Aero (I commute 65mi each way)...but I think I have an idea as to what might have happened - so hoping someone here might be able to validate my thought process, or tell me if...
  14. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Bought a beautiful 97 Saab 900 s hatchback that drove like the wind.till the no charge light came and I went from battery to cables to alternator,which I have successfully changed.ok over the past winter suddenly it was impossible to start till it warmed up even then underpowered kickdown...
  15. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Bought a beautiful 97 Saab 900 s hatchback that drove like the wind.till the no charge light came and I went from battery to cables to alternator,which I have successfully changed.ok over the past winter suddenly it was impossible to start till it warmed up even then underpowered kickdown...
  16. 9000 Workshop
    I'm looking at a 9000 (92) that is reportedly in limp home mode - with TSC failure. I found some info here, sort of looks like running the other way from this car is the best bet. True? Or are there relatively easy ways to diagnose the exact component failure without the SAAB Tech2? Please...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Limp Home Mode on a 2004 9-3 Linear Hello fellow Saabers. I'm new to the forum and new to Saab in general. I was admiring the brand from a distance for a while now, but finally acquired a 2004 9-3 Linear 5 speed Manual with 147K miles Turbo. From the beginning I Knew I'm in for a challenge; an...
  18. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I am new here and wanted some help badly. I am not that technically skilled, but I need to have some idea what is going on to get it fixed and not waste money. I bought a 2006 93 2.0T sportcombi a few months ago and its been nothing but trouble since. First the fuel pump needed...
  19. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    quick backstory: I have owned my '02 9-3 for a little over a year. Bought it with about 95k on it (113k now) and its been a gem this whole time. About 2 weeks ago the clutch fell to the floor and car stalled. After all was said and done I had replaced the whole clutch (plate, clutch kit, master...
  20. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2007 Saab 9.3 Aero 2.8T 6 speed automatic 83k miles. The car had a bad incident with a curve. It cracked the rim and broke the CV joint, tweak the shock tower bent the cradle. I put it all back together with new and used stuff. I am having issues with the transmission. The system is...
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