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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2007 Saab 9-3 2.0t Sedan So for starters I recently swapped out my busted window regulator for my rear left passenger window. In process you disconnect the connectors for the window locks and the connector to roll the window up/down. Did my thing, reconnected everything (rechecked after I...
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello! So I decided to check on my EGR valve this Monday and started to work on that. After I removed it it was clogged and I decided to remove hoses and such pluss the EGR cooler while I was at it. The happened to be a large deposit of old oil and carbon from the bad EGR so I removed the...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Last week we (me and my father) bought a used Saab 9-3 2.0t cabrio 2007 model with a faulty ecu. We have a used car part store but we don't have any working ecu just a bunch of faulty ones. Buying a working used ecu will cost us around 700€. I saw This vid online and I have an ecu with the same...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Have a 9-3 2006, seems the core plug/s have corroded and the coolant goes straight through and empty within seconds, does anyone have a idea of the cost of repair for this or if its time to say goodbye to the old girl? I know the part is pennies but unsure to how much I be charged labour wise...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So far I’ve replaced the battery, ignition coils and spark plugs with brand new OEM ones, and a new ion module. Starts fine on a cold start but after it runs and I turn it off, as soon as I crank it, it’ll crank and try to run but die. rpm reads lower when It dies like that compared to a regular...
  6. C900 Workshop
    I believe there is one or two at Gosford NSW, and one at Maitland. Anyone here know much about these service places? Are there any in/near Newcastle itself these days? That's Newcastle Australia not UK btw! The one at Maitland is I think called Gilberts. I used to live in Sydney and know of...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I really don't know what I need to do at this point. Thousands of dollars have now been pumped into my 9-3 in repairs and this horrendous rattling coming from the rear passenger side still persists. It sounds like this metal rolling around or rattling and gets faster as I accelerate but the...
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I am looking into replacing my rear knuckle bushings with some powerflex ones. Currently the symptoms I have are a clanking, particularly from the rear right when going over bumps, and an occasional rattle at lower speeds (under 60mph mostly) that entirely stops once I even slightly...
  9. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, Recently, I had a power steering leak fixed with new parts. Unfortunately, there was some power steering fluid mixed with oil that had managed to seep into cylinder 2, as I assume it was not a tight enough seal, causing fluid to slowly accumulate around the spark plug and the top of...
  10. Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    Watched "The Saab Magic Man" on YouTube. He knows his stuff and is much more advanced and patient than I'll ever be. Mine is about a 6.5 out of 10. Rough, worn, some seams separating, and a couple small holes. I don't need to get it back to showroom condition. I keep seeing ads for stuff like...
  11. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Since picking this up a few weeks ago I'm finding more nicks and dings... a few smaller ones than I originally noticed upon buying. The 2 biggest ones are: 1. Slight impact on left front corner. Bumper gouged and chrome strip cracked. Reglued poorly. I cleaned it up and reglued it better. Might...
  12. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L V6 with the 6 speed automatic transmission and i need to either have the abs module remanufactured or replaced. Does anyone have anybody to recommend me to?
  13. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi there, I seem to have a leak from the underside of my 2007 Saab, near the front right wheel. Could anyone help with identifying the wet part and what the issue may be please? Thanks a lot!
  14. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been doing some work on our 2004 saab 9-3 2.0t and trying to get it back to daily driver condition. Just a little background on this particular car: The check engine came on and my obd scan tool shows the following codes: P0638 - Throttle control actuator Control Range/ Performance Bank...
  15. 9-5 Workshop
    I hope I'm not breaking a rule here, this is my first post on a car forum, and I need some help. My car is, as the title says, 2003 9-5, Turbo wagon, trying to replace the CPS and NSS to hopefully keep it from dying on my parents every time they drive anywhere in town. Found the CPS but can't...
  16. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hello All! Up for sale is a Genuine Saab Transmission Repair Kit (SAAB Part# 5440516) Fits: 900 (94-98) / 9000 (94-98) / 9-3 (99-02) / 9-5 (99-09) I bought this new from Maptun back in April of 2020. The repair shop wanted $1300 to install it, so I said to hell with it and bought a new...
  17. 9000 Workshop
    I have a 1998 saab 9000 cse. Things been my baby for 3 years. But now it's my project car, sold it to my uncle when I went to basic training. But bought it back from him so it wouldn't go to the scrapper. The gauge cluster seems to be shot. The temp gauge and the fuel gauge seems like it's...
  18. 9-5 Workshop
    Hey everybody, hope everybody's doing well, as always my 2008 9-5 is so low key that I don't need to be here! That was the case until Sunday, when I was rear ended on the first day of snow here in MN. I'm hoping you guys might have an opinion one way or another on what I should do. Here's the...
  19. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello! I'm new to this near site, so apologies in advance if I'm doing this wrong. I just bought this 1996 900SE from someone who had it sitting for about 9 months, and I'm currently looking for some advice on the worst parts, being the top, and the rear struts. Roof- Previous owner noticed roof...
  20. Cars for Sale - North America
    Hello All, I am new to SaabCentral. I wanted to post my 1991 Saab C900S (Classic) Convertible here, as I am selling it for parts/repair. It's a 5-speed manual car with the 2.1L N/A I4 gas engine. The odometer currently reads 144,702 original miles. It is finished in what I believe is known as...
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