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  1. Clutch Issues

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey all, So today I finished the build on my 9-5 Arc. As i’m about to take it home, i noticed that the clutch pedal was very light. What made that weird was that I got a Spec Stage 2+ clutch so i knew it should’ve been heavier. After noticing that, i turned it on, put it in reverse and it went...
  2. Turbo Related Question

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everyone, First off I would like to say this is my first post here and that is only because of all the help from the members of this great community. That being said my beloved 2005 Linear with 175000 miles has been giving me issues across the board, but I'll be specific to this one...
  3. tcs failure symbol on can't use the buttons by the steering wheel

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello first post so sorry if this is in the wrong section. I have a 2004 saab 9-3 I bought not to long ago it has 242xxx miles on it. We replaced the radiator about 2 weeks ago, and sense then the tcs symbol with a line through it has been on, and the nightpanal, customize, esp, clear buttons...
  4. Where do I begin..

    New Member Introductions
    Well hi, my name is Garrett and I'm a Saabaholic. I'e owned a 2008 9-3 aero for about a year now and over the years I've read between 40-100 posts here. I have a few questions and am seeking some parting advice. I have either a leaky turbo or a slipping clutch and I don't know which. Also I plan...
  5. 9-3 Arc 2.0t Parasitic drain

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My Saab has a parasitic drain on it and I cant figure out where it may be happening, if you have any ideas please let me know. Thanks.
  6. Please Help: 2005 Saab 9-5 Aero P1300 & P0101

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2005 Saab 9-5 Aero 5-Speed. It has a little under 80K miles on it and I am experiencing some problems which I cannot find the solution to. A few months back I noticed my car to be jerking/bucking while under a load. After a few days my CEL came on for P0101 (Mass Airflow Sensor). I...
  7. 2002 9-5 wagon need AC motor help URGENT!!

    9-5 Workshop
    I am trying to change the blend door arm in my motor for the AC on the driver side. In the motor just the white arm part broke off but the metal shaft is still there intact. I bought a replacement which arrived as the arm and shaft connected as one.I removed the vent over the motor exposing the...
  8. New to this sight need some help pleas!!

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 9-3 2.0t 2006 and I just installed a cold air intake and for some reason it started over heating after I did that so I started from step 1 I changed out the thermostat and flushed the cooling system that didn't work I don't see any leaks water or coolant and my heater quit working to so...
  9. Could Use Some Assistance

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I recently purchased all that was required so I could stage two my 2006 SAAB. I replaced the spark plugs, new filter, and a tuned ecu. However I have noticed know that after I step on the gas hard the car bogs down for a second and gets jerky and than continues to accelerate like nothing...
  10. SAAb sunroof acting up

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi I have a 2004 SAAB 9-3 Aero and the sunroof has been acting up. It never worked when I bought the car so I am trying to fix it. Basically I can't get it to open. When I slide the switch forward, towards the windshield, it moves an inch or so along the track (tilt only, does not slide)...
  11. Help! - Crappy Dry Film on Interior of Windows

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 93 2.0T Cabrio (120,000+ miles on it) - We are getting a dried film type crap on the interior of the driver's and passenger side windows (front and back) (not so much on the windshield or back window) - it was occurring mostly with the A/C, but I cleaned the windows and ran the heat full...
  12. Need help with high beam problems

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey I have a 03 Saab 9-3 with factory hid lights and I was just wondering if anyone can help me out with the problem I'm havering, my high beams don't light up at first I thought it was because my builds were out so I got new ones next I checked the fuses they also were good. From what I've...
  13. 2000 9-3 cold start problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi everyone, Joey here I just bought a 2000 Saab 9-3 standard turbo and its going to need some work. So the first of many problems is that it will start but it doesnt stay running until it is up to temperature, it will start and run for about 30 seconds before it cuts out, if I keep the rpms up...
  14. Saab 9-3, tons of electronic problems, alarm, immobilizer

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a Saab 9-3 sedan, which has been giving me a lot of problems lately. I'll start with the most pressing issue, and move on to some things that could be related. The biggest issue I have right now is that the Saab is sitting in a parking lot, unable to move. The alarm has been...
  15. speaker issue 2000 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys this is my first post and i'm stumped. I ordered some drop in replacement speakers for the door speakers in my 2000 9-3. made the mistake of prying off the speaker cover and breaking it and I was shocked when there was no speaker where there should be. everything I can find says that...
  16. 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...
  17. Problems with my SAAB

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I own a 2005 SAAB 9-5 ARC sedan, currently with 113,000 miles on it. Most recently I have had trouble with the vehicle randomly cutting out, jolting and it seems like it isn't getting enough air in the turbo. As far as the cutting out problem, it has happened twice recently, while...
  18. 03' 9-3 Vector, What problems to look for?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm purchasing an 03' Vector and I was just wondering what are some common problems to look for when buying one. Thanks!
  19. Intermitten No Start - No Clicks

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have an issue with very intermittent no starts, and its really starting to annoy the crackers out of me! A little history on my car before I start: my voltage regulator is done in my car and waiting for the new one I ordered, The battery is toast, but still holds enough of a charge the crank...
  20. Soft top problems - 2000 9-3 Turbo

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    First off, I'm new to this... so please bear with me! I recently obtained a 2000 Saab 9-3 Turbo Convertible. Its been running great, and I'm absolutely in love with the car. A few weeks ago, the plastic top handle broke when I was taking the top down. I was still able to bring the top up and...
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