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  1. very very tiny metal specks in filter normal?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey guys, before i say anything, i have already ordered a blackstone oil analysis kit to do an oil analysis. i did an oil change on my 06 93 with 195k, i spread the oil filter media out to look for carbon, metal or plastic etc. the only thing i saw were a tiny tiny amount of really small metal...
  2. Blown turbo

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Saab Central I´m new to this site but figured it´s just the right place to get some much needed guidance for my 2002 Saab 9-3 2.0T aut. What happened: About a month ago I was driving home and the turbo decided to fail. It sent all the engine oil to the cylinders and as you can imagine the...
  3. New Metal key...how much?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been thinking maybe I should have a backup metal key to go along with my second FOB. If I were to lose my only key and something happened to the electric locks i'm screwed. Does anyone know how much that costs at the dealership? can they still make copies? and can it be done on the spot...
  4. Metal In Oil

    9-5 Workshop
    I changed my oil this past weekend and upon pouring the old oil in a container to recycle I noticed a fair amount of metal in the bottom of the tray. My car is a 2003 9-5 aero with under 70k. I have regularly changed my oil and kept up with all maintenance. I hope it is not my engine bearings...
  5. Found some things in my oil pan...

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey, Just bought a 2001 9-5 knowing that it needed some engine work. Already relplaced the bearings on the rods and mains, and I have new tappets on the way. Only one problem: I still don't know what these chunks of metal are that I found in the oil pan. Three of them look like they are from...
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