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  1. 90k mile standard/preventative maintenance

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I'm new to the forum. My name is Sean. I've got a 2009 9-3 XWD Aero 6 speed that just hit 90,000 miles. I've owned it for about a year and a half and bought it with around 75,000 miles. So far I've changed all the differential fluids for the drive train and XWD system as well as the...
  2. What do you think of Steel Seal as preventative maintenance?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey All, Last summer, the shop that I go to saw some small leaks around the engine which they said weren't too bad. I wish I had asked more questions then, but I don't know where the leaks were. Anyways, they recommended a re-torque of the head bolts, which they did. Am I right in deducing...
  3. Cold-weather weirdness with my 99 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  4. Cold-weather weirdness with my 99 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  5. Routine maintenance on Saab 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I recently bought a 2004 9-3 Arc sedan with 46k miles. Wondering what routine maintenance I should do at this point and down the road. I am thinking long run with this car. So far I love it!
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