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  1. Replacing These Crappy Manual Shifter Bushings

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Howdy everyone, hope you're all having a great day! So I've been struggling to find any replacement to the crappy plastic shifter bushings which have plagued our cars from the factory. I've seen that Eeuro used to sell an aluminum alternative but they seemed to have ceased selling them for...
  2. 1998 900se Turbo Convertible 5 Speed

    Cars for Sale - North America
    1998 Midnight Blue 900se Turbo Convertible in Orlando, FL Runs great & is really FUN to drive. Great acceleration & handles like a Go-Cart! There's nothing quite like driving down the coast with the top down on a cool night with warm butts thanks to the heated seats. :love::cool: 5 Speed...
  3. Spare Manual Transmission for 1976 99 GL

    99 & 90 Workshop
    Howdy. Any thoughts on getting a spare tranny for my 99? I want this car to outlast me, so I'm trying to get some major spares into the shed.
  4. First gear pop out on 5 speed

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm having issues with occasional pop out from 1st gear. It feels like it's not going completely into gear and sometimes I have to shift between neutral and first to get it to properly engage. Around 7 months ago I had the shift linkages replaced and this pop out issue has been happening for...
  5. '93 900 Shifter not moving

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all, I have a problem with my manual tranny. I was driving pretty normally down the street and when I pulled up to a stop sign and tried to put it into first... nothing... I could not move the shifter at all side to side. It would go into third and fourth(didn't feel like normal though). I'm...
  6. New to the forums but not new to my Saab!!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey! My name is Sarah and I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 Aero manual. I adore this car so much. Unfortunately, I signed up for this site so I could get tips on fixing her up (had an accident back in 2014 that just messed up my back end). So you'll be finding me in the repairs topics a lot!!!
  7. 2005 Saab 9-3 Aero SS

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Andrew M Location: Minneapolis, MN Means of contact: Text/Call/PM 612-987-7083 Price: $7200 Transmission Type (auto/manual): 5 speed manual Mileage (miles/kms): 102k Miles Description: Selling my 05 9-3 Aero Sedan so I can get an automatic car the wife can drive. 100% stock. It has 102,XXX...
  8. Starting issue, Electrical

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1999 Saab 9-3 SE 5 Speed 2.0T. Been having an issue starting. Everything turns on, but the starter doesn't engage. I've been able to previously stick the shifter between 4th and R, then apply pressure and the car's starter would begin to kick over and start. I think whatever the issue is has...
  9. washer for manual transmission drain plug

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I was planning on changing my transmission fluid on my 02 93 but when I was looking through my Haynes manual it said to replace the washers on the drain plug, check plug, and fill plug. However, I couldn't find this washer anywhere online to buy and the schematic at thesaabsite didn't even have...
  10. "Stubby" 8mm hex key to change manual gear oil drain plug

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I changed out the manual gear box oil in my 01 9-3 vert over the weekend. One of the issues that I read was that there isn't enough clearance in order to get a regular 8mm hex key into the space to open the drain valve. I did some research beforehand and found these short end "stubby" hex keys...
  11. Wanted: 5 speed transmission for 900SE (1995)

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Trans no longer needed. Moderator, please lock.
  12. Lose gears once car gets warm C900

    C900 Workshop
    I am the second owner of a '94 CE, it is a 5-speed turbo. It currently starts and drives fine, but after 5-10 minutes of driving, 1st and 2nd gears become impossible to shift into. I have very little confidence that a local transmission shop would diagnose my issue properly, and that the costs...
  13. Saab 9-3 6 speed manual transmission flush DIY

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Copy and pasting most of this from Dustin, but adding some while also taking out some unnecessary things. But, I was agitated from not finding much from google/forum search, so here we go, please sticky. This is for the 2003+ Saab 9-3 6 speed F40 Manual Transmission Flush. Replacing the fluid...
  14. 9-3 2002 Quick Saab For Sale

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: James R. Location - additional details: Oxford, CT 06478 Means of contact: (203-444-6021) Text me or call Price:$3,000 Transmission Type (auto/manual): Manual 5-speed Mileage (miles/kms): 123,092 Description:I am testing the waters on selling my 2002 9-3 SE. Needs a new gear...
  15. clutch problems 00' 9-5 aero

    9-5 Workshop
    Yesterday I was driving around and my clutch started feeling weird. The car was still shifting fine even though the clutch felt 'empty'. About 10 minutes afterwards I found that I couldn't shift at all. There is little action from the clutch, just seems like it's not engaging all the way. I...
  16. 9-5 Manual Trans Differences by Year

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi there, I'm trying to research what the differences are in the manual transmissions by year, particularly from earlier model years in comparison with an '03. I understand that between '01 and '02 the upper transmission mount changed in location on both transmission versions of the car. I'm...
  17. BG Syncroshift Transmission Oil

    C900 Workshop
    Not much on the forum on this oil. People talk of Amsoil and MTL but little to no info on this, but its been recommended. Who runs it? Any feedback?
  18. 2 gear disappears

    C900 Workshop
    Hi; I have a 94 convertible c900 5speed. Car runs good when cold, but after driving for a day or two, 2nd gear seems to disappear. No grinding or popping out of gear, just is not there on an upshift. I can occasionally get it on a downshift. After it sits for a day its back to normal, and...
  19. Vibration while idle and driving - it comes and goes

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 9-3 2008 manual transmission convertible. About 2 months ago I was driving and something changed where I felt a vibration while accelerating. One could feel it while car was idle and there was a lower sounding hum to the engine. It would get worse at higher rpm so i start shifting...
  20. missing gearbox cover

    9-5 Workshop
    My 'certified' indie upgraded the lpt clutch to aero specs a few months back and its running great. However, the missing cover is another mystery. :o I've searched for the part on a few online sites without success. Attached are pictures including a diagram from jimellissaab.com which I believe...
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