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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    After 125k miles, developed a knock audible at higher engine speeds while under load. Suspected rod bearing and/or wrist pin, piston issues. A friend suggested that one could distinguish between rod bearing failure and wrist pin / piston issues by using the engine as a brake (i.e. on a...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've just replaced all my engine mounts (in my 1996 convertible) after the rear most mount failed recently. As you can imagine, the broken mount was allowing a good deal of movement and after being repaired, necessitated alignment of the shifter. Aligning it correctly however, didn't allow...
  3. C900 Workshop
    8So I have heard that a common thing to check when you're not getting heat is to see if the control rod has been dislodged from the plastic housing it's supposed to fit in. The problem I have with mine, however, is where the plastic housing has broken off the white plastic bit that is attached...
  4. 9000 Workshop
    There are two people looking for this information, so I will just make this writeup it's own thread to aid finding it in the future. [b] This writeup applies to replacing the main and rod bearings in any transverse-engined SAAB 4-cylinder, 9000, NG900, 9-3, and 9-5, and pretty much any other...
  5. C900 Workshop
    My 1992 Saab 900 shifter stick/rod broke off from the ball that it seems to have been welded to. The wire/thin rod that attaches to the reverse ring also broke. My plan is to re-weld it, or pick one up from a junk yard. In order to re-weld I would need to replace the wire, but I cannot figure...
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