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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    :) Hello all! Thank you in advance for any hep or advice you can give. So I have a 2004 Saab 9-5 that is having major issues, mainly in the running department. 2 weeks ago the lower radiator hose split causing my wife and I to roll into a auto part store, unfortunately being a Saab they didn't...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I bought a 2008 9-3 2.0T (6-speed) about 5 years ago with 20,000+/- miles, but did not have a maintenance schedule with it. I am just about to hit 95,000 miles and hoping someone could help me with what items need to be replaced / should have been replaced already. (i.e. belts, replace...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    My serpentine belt broke down. It just came off the car like a pair of torn panties falling down . It looked like it was torn out on the edge. The edge had a raw cut and hairs from it were shooting out. On a "do it now & leave " basis - I hunted around for replacements for the pulley . The...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    Quick question: Do I need to worry about replacing/maintaining the timing chain like I do in my Volvo? I looked at the list on the FAQ and couldn't find anything about it My car has 92k on it. Thanks
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear. It is the 2.0t with an automatic transmission. It currently has 102,000 miles on it and my dash says it is in need of a main and intermediate service. Can someone help me out and tell me what all I need to perform the main and intermediate...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I have an 04 Aero Convertible that just hit 31k miles. I just bought it and it says it needs service. I have a couple questions: #1 can i get an oil change anywhere? #2 what type of oil should i put in it #3 is this 'special' worth it? Or a complete rip. I showed it to my friend he said...
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