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  1. Shop owner from CNY

    New Member Introductions
    Been in the repair business for 15+ years. I work on a lot of Saab vehicles. Tech 2 and Saab Global Tis equipped if you are local and need service or programming. Thanks. Looking forward to checking out saabcental forums
  2. Saab specialist Bradenton

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi i would like to buy a 2008 saab but it looks like I am living in a Saab desert ! Anyone with a good address to keep a saab in healthy shape in the tampa bay-sarasota area ? Thanks !!!!
  3. 1999 9-3 - 150kmiles service?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi guys. I'm after ideas and tips. I've a 99 9-3 (B204i Motronic) I've had about 3 years now. Just done about 145000miles so giving it a massive service as we're about to do some touring around Europe with it (I'm in the UK) No major problems with it, just niggly little things like intermittent...
  4. Needing a service (it seems)

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all, I recently purchased a 2007 Saab 95 Aero, very happy with it, the handling was better than what I was expecting and the overall design is just not only beautiful but realistic in the sense that there's no eye candy it's simple and sleak - everything has a purpose. My engine light...
  5. Major Service 90k Miles - What's Included ? 2003 93

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2003 93 2.0t is due for Major Service since it's at 90k miles. The dealership has a coupon to inspect the wipers, breaks and rotors, tires, exhaust, suspension, belts, hoses, fluids ( and top them off ), heating system and battery for free. ( awesome, right? ) I recently changed the oil...
  6. Big loss in Fuel Economy in past month

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok, I have a 2006 Sportcombi 2.0T. I love how the car drives. Anyway, my mpg has nosedived in roughly the past month. I used to get Highway mpg in above 30mpg and as high as 37mpg at times. City was 28-26 MPG. Now it is 26 ish highway and 20-22 city. Baffled by what has happened...
  7. 2003 Saab 9-3 Main and Intermediate Service

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear. It is the 2.0t with an automatic transmission. It currently has 102,000 miles on it and my dash says it is in need of a main and intermediate service. Can someone help me out and tell me what all I need to perform the main and intermediate...
  8. Need New Brakes (and your opinion)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I am overdue for new brakes/rotors on my 2005 9-3 Arc. I am far from a gear head so I am looking for your opinion on what to do (and I am sure I will get a lot of it :)). I live in the Indianapolis area and take my Saab to a great shop called Euro Motorworks. I have been taking it to them...
  9. car is coming close to 180K, what should I think about replacing?

    C900 Workshop
    I've got some time on my hands these days, and a garage that I can use. I'm wondering what people would replace at 180K? Sway Bar Bushings? Shocks? Check the timing chain? I'm gonna check the brakes of course, and change the plugs. Previous owner had the shop replace the...
  10. Saab service near Denman Island, BC?

    The Lounge
    Hi there, Can anyone direct me to somewhere I can take my Saab for service?:confused: I'm having a mysterious engine problem, but as I live on a small rural island north of Nanaimo, BC, it is difficult for me to find anywhere to take my car. Help!
  11. Lurker with new SAAB (to me anyways!)*Long Post...

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I have been lurking for about 6 months and finally took the plunge. I bought a used 93 convertible. It came from auction to the dealer - it had good tires and a battery blanket, among other things (like a non-broken cupholder) that made me feel it was taken care of. My questions are related...
  12. Indie Service

    The Lounge
    Can someone recommend an independant service garage in the Philly suburbs? I find myself in need of a transmission replacement. Thanks