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  1. 2008 Saab 9-5 Acceleration Problems

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all, I recently became the excited new owner of a sleek 2008 Saab 9-5 in Titan Grey, an amazing upgrade from the 2004 9-5 Linear I was sporting before. Unfortunately, taking ownership of this car has caused me to join the "9-5 slow acceleration/low boost" club. Here's the issue: The A/C...
  2. Low Boost issue (w/tune)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, so I own a 2003 9-3 2.0T Arc. Earlier this year I had a stage one tune made by Mike at MPS (great guy, super helpful with support). Car ran great and was making about 15 psi of boost (after fixing several vacuum leaks). Lately though I've been peaking at about 10.6 psi on average...
  3. Low Boost - Turbo cuts out

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I have been having this issue for over 2 years now and have pretty much given up. I have gone to so many people who think they can fix it and well they just charge me money and I don't get closer to it being fixed. 2006 9-3 2.0T Conv. The Problem: When I start the car and begin driving and...
  4. P1110 and low boost, how to proceed?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everybody, I finally put new brakes and pads on my 01 9-3 SE vert and while I was jamming on the brakes trying to set the new pads in, I got a CEL. P1110 - Charge Air bypass valve? So, I'm not 100% sure what all the valves, blowoff valves, are in a turbo system. If anyone has an easy...
  5. Wastegate Helper Spring Works!

    C900 Workshop
    So my base boost was pretty sad, barely into the yellow, and I narrowed it down to a tired wastegate actuator. I ended up picking up a spring set from napa for 6 dollars and used a spring that was as close to the one Peva showed he had used on his: My bracket didn't look anything like...
  6. No boost from turbo

    9-5 Workshop
    Hoping someone can help me out here. My 01 9-5 2.3L base model turbo went and I replaced it with one I had in a box of parts. The replacement turbo came with an engine I bought for another project and was reported to have 92k miles. The newturbo is not blowing smoke but I have no boost and...
  7. Oil on TB?? CEL and TCS off...please help

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi fellow 9-5 lovers This is my first post although I have been a SaabCentral fan since I got my 01 Aero almost 2 years ago. The car has been great a few minor problems here and there, oil pressure switch, and problems with my battery although interstate replaced for free:).....Anyways heres my...