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  1. Oil light at idle after oil change

    9000 Workshop
    1995 9000 Aero B234R. First oil change on her and after driving a round for a bit the oil light has started to come on at idle. It will turn off as soon as throttle is applied. Any ideas whats going on?
  2. 2001 93 SE std with intermittent oil light

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ok so brief background; Car broke down and was towed to local shop. The TT operator loaded it wrong (flat bed) and put the hook through the oil pan or something, they also have a shop so picked it up and put a new oil pan on it. Original problem work included both slave and master cylinder as...
  3. 2001 9-5 intermitent oil light and smoke

    9-5 Workshop
    This is what happened... The oil light was flickering on and off while idle, so I thought the engine needs oil. I added 2 lts and the oil light still blinks and the engine exhausts a smog cloud that my car now seems a crop fumigating plane. I´ll appreciate your comments to this mess I created...
  4. flashing oil light & bad muffler?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Greetings, I've a 2002 9-3 2.0T with about 180k miles. Over the past couple weeks, after about 20 miles or so, the oil light starts flashing and beeping. If the car sits for a while, that goes away (until the next time it's driven about 20 miles). I've repeatedly checked the oil level when...
  5. 2000 9-5 Engine Making Clicking Noise

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey everyone, I am wondering if you guys can help me out on this ticking noise problem that my Saab is having. So First off, I have had a pretty good oil leak but it hasnt caused me any problems as I just make sure its always topped off with oil. Recently the oil light has been flickering on...
  6. *Oil Light* and slight ticking noise

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My oil light came on for the first time since I've owned the car (11 years)... I had just been letting the car warm up in the driveway, reversed and it popped on right away with the triangle/! light. I checked the oil level, it was low, so I saw added some oil. After starting the car back up...
  7. Oil Warning Light When Cornering

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My oil warning light and danger signal come on when cornering. It didn't do it when it was idling or driving straight until this morning when it was really cold, but after it warmed up, it only did it when cornering. Im thinking that it may be a sludge build up, and that the oil pickup screen is...
  8. 1989 900 turbo oil light problem

    C900 Workshop
    So I bought this Saab a couple days ago from the original owner and it has every single service record and has never missed an oil change. Although the oil light has been coming on when the engine heats up and gets to 3000 rpm and beyond. It only happens at a steady speed, not when i'm...
  9. engine stall, bad oil send unit. Engine knocking. is it Dead???

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all. I own a 1999 9-5 2.3 turbo. I got it maybe a little over 6 months ago and it has been the biggest pain in the *** vehicle I've owned. Honestly the car is too rich for my blood ( expensive ). I had a TCM go bad and the garage I brought it to told me I had a bad oil pressure switch and...
  10. HELP! Why does this keep happening?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I own a 2003 Saab 9-3 Convertible, I got an oil change at the end of August. Within the past month, whenever I turn a corner, or turn in to park in a spot, my oil light comes on and makes a "dinging" sound. I know my oil isn't low, because I just checked it today and I am good. However, within...
  11. oil light flicker on idle

    9-5 Workshop
    Seems like there are others with a similar issue. Pennzoil synthetic Platinum oil is at 4500 miles (mostly hwy.) "JLube guys said its good for 7500"... I seriously doubt it.
  12. Saab 900 S 1996 (Conv) Oil Light

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I own a Saab 900 1996 Convertible. We brought it a year ago and have never had any real problems except a problem two days ago which has prompted me too look into further detail. Two days ago we were driving along when steam started bellowing out of the bonnet. Luckily enough a pipe just burst...
  13. Oil light flickering at idle, engine knocking, HELP!

    9-5 Workshop
    Help,my 2001 9-5 Aero (162500 miles) has recently started knocking on startup, like that sound when oil isn't getting where it should, but now it is doing the same knocking when revving the engine - I thought it sounded like a top-end knock, more of a tapping, but a mechanic I took it to thinks...
  14. left standed!!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, was traveling on cruise control at approx. 135 kph today when suddenly the cruise control automatically disengaged and the engine light came on. The traction control 'off' light also came on. I continued for around 2 miles or so, looking for a wide part in the hard shoulder to pull in...
  15. Oil light flicker & warning light after 45min

    9-5 Workshop
    so heres whats happening... Only after about 45min-1hour of driving, and mostly when the car is in stop/go traffic, the oil light will flicker when the the rpm's are falling and during idle, and sometimes the warning light comes on too. The lights will turn off once the car is given a little...