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  1. 06 9-3 Aero Oil Pressure Low

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, a couple days ago I was driving my Aero, sped up to pass someone on and noticed it took a second or so longer to accelerate than normal, few seconds later the oil pressure low light displayed on the SID. So I stopped, checked the oil level and saw it was pretty low (just at the bottom of...
  2. Coolant system pressure issue?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    A couple of weeks back my radiator failed - a 1-1/2" hole blew out the side of my radiator (plastic frame). After replacing the radiator, my mech. noticed the failed radiator was also leaking at the seams for quite some time (which would explian why I was adding ~ 1 liter of fluid every several...
  3. Ac pressure switch not hooked up.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, this is my first post here on the saab central, i hope its not too early to ask questions. I acquired my first (and definately not last!) saab this last winter, a 2002 9-3 jubilee. When i bought it, the ac worked fine, but now when the summer has arrived, the compressor clutch doesn't...
  4. Oil pressure lite

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Is it possible , has it ever happened , that the oil pressure contacts "stick" or hang up when cold .. due to age/miles . '96 900, 182 K . When cold, the light stays on for 20 seconds or so ;oops: When warm, the light switches OFF after one tenth of a second .;ol...
  5. 1 Stupid Question and 1 Important Question

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L T, 108K miles, 6spd manual, purchased salvaged (minor front collision) The important question: Ok, so I have already found similar problems on forums answered, but not quite the same problem I am having. The problem - For a while my "Low Oil Pressure"light would come...
  6. WIS Request - ABS Pressure Sensor

    9-5 Workshop
    Good Morning, If anyone can help me out with a link to the WIS for a 2003 9-5 Aero showing how to remove the pressure sensor from the back of the ABS hydraulic sending unit (the aluminium block with the green brake lines) just behind the fuse box, I would appreciate it. I downloaded a copy of...
  7. Need a little help with a 2003 9-5 Aero

    9-5 Workshop
    Good Morning Everyone, I purchased a 2003 9-5 Aero about 2 weeks ago. The previous owner had done some damage to the back end, so he sold it to me for next to nothing. My intent was to do some work on it and have a decent car to run errands in that gets better mileage than my truck. I took...
  8. 2001 9-3 SE B205R Oil Pressure Bottom End Engine Issue/ "Engine Killer Daughter"

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 9-3 SE B205R Oil Pressure Bottom End Engine Issue/ "Engine Killer Daughter" Ok guys, 2001 Saab 9-3 SE B205R HOT 140k Automatic Have owned the car for about a year. 140k on clock. Didn't know a whole lot about Saabs when I first purchased it but car has grown on me. When purchased it was...
  9. V6 2.8T (TX) - extremely high oil pressure readings ?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I am trying to get my TXSC ready for a Stage0 tune, and did a log run yesterday. Brian says that: "The misfires are all on cylinder #5. I am also seeing extremely high oil pressure so something else is wrong with the engine. It looks like the pressure sensor is maxed out (reading over...
  10. Problem with turbo pressure.

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all Saab lovers! I'm new to this forum and I have a little problem with my 1998 2.3 LPT. Well, it is actually not a LPT anymore, because it is slightly modified. But, there is a problem with my cars boost pressure, I think. When accelerating from lower rpm with 3, 4 or 5 gear, then the...
  11. Cooling system no pressure or leak

    9-5 Workshop
    Cooling system no pressure or leak **FIXED** Patient is a 2000 9-5 wagon with 178Km, saved from the scrappy :D It was losing coolant and making a noise from the water pump, so I replaced that. Now its getting warmer, it has decided to puke coolant from the cap when I turn the engine...
  12. A/C Static Pressure

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Last Fall my A/C compressor failed, so I short belted it for the winter. Over the winter I had a shop install a new a/c compressor - and they said they charged it as well - I am not sure they went about this the right way - with no belt to the compressor, they just filled it to a static...
  13. Power Steering Presure Hose O-ring

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So my question is on my 99 9-3 i had to replace the power steering pressure hose that connects up by the break booster. i messed up the O-ring that was on it and i need to know what kinda O-ring to get and is there any tricks for putting the hose back on? Thanks, oobutwo
  14. Slave or Master Cylinder Clutch?

    C900 Workshop
    Hey all, Unfortunately, my clutch did not like the freezing temperature. Clutch pedal all the way down with NOOOO feeling, reservoir is still full. No visible leaks, so internally i am thinking. Which one is more common on 1991 900S NA? Also, how long for a mechanic to install? My research...
  15. Oil light coming on constantly!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just bought my 9-3 in december and its ran beautiful, but just recently in february something happened, I dont kno wen it was caused it jus happened like literally at a moments notice. My engine started running kind of raspy, sort of like its out of oil but i had a fresh oil change along with...
  16. coolant puzzle...pressure too high

    9-5 Workshop
    I lose about a half a liter a day. No known signs of a blown head gasket. Oil is correct, coolant is right color. Car has not overheated (probably because i refill every morning). I have replaced cap, heater bypass valve and thermostat. When filled to just the top of the line then the...
  17. 05 9-5 boost pressure sensor problem!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    recently lost pretty much all power in my 1.9 diesel 8v 9-3, brought it to a garage and was told it was the boost pressure sensor that was gone. got the part from a vauxhall garage as it has the same engine as the vauxhall signum and some vectras (z19dt) put the part in and its the very...
  18. Name this part

    C900 Workshop
    I decided to clean up some of the dirt/grime that was around my engine today, and I noticed that one of the hoses on top of the engine had broken off. I looked it up in my manual and I think it said it had something to do with reading pressure? Can I have an expert identification?
  19. 99 9-3 Won't stay running

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I bought a 99 Saab 9-3 with 169K from a private owner. Two hours later it wouldn't restart. I replaced the fuel pump & filter first (just the pump - not the entire sending unit etc), still nothing. Replaced the direct ignition cassette because it had burnt in one spot. Replaced the plugs too...
  20. Max boost pressure??

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    What is the maximum boost pressure that my 1999 saab 9-3 2.0T engine can take? im pushing 15.5 psi currently, and im getting my ecu modded, but what is the max psi my engine can safely take?
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