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  1. help! Broke locking pin inside plug hole to the gear selector

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I had to replace linkage and once done it wouldn't hold 1st gear and it stalled out once I let off clutch, but would stay in reverse. So I figured I'd do the alignment which requires removing a plastic plug hole on top the transmission and putting a pin in to lock it. Well I didn't have any hex...
  2. manual shifter adjustment warning

    9-5 Workshop
    i figured i would post this as a warning for people doing the shifter adjustment. DO NOT USE A DRILL BIT TO GET 4TH GEAR LINED UP IN CABIN. I DO NOT CARE WHAT THREAD OR BOOK SAYS TO USE A DRILL BIT. USE A LONG THIN SCREW DRIVER OR EVEN A L SHAPE ALLEN. NOT A DRILL BIT. ok now that i said...
  3. Can't engage any gears after adjusting shift lever

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, I was having trouble getting into 5th gear (sloppy shifting), so I took it upon myself to check the shift pattern alignment (the Saab WIS calls this procedure "checking and adjusting gear positions"; Platonoff's instructions are identical, but with better pictures). As careful as I...
  4. For Sale: 1995 900 SE shift linkage (old style), nice condition

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Up for sale is a manual shift linkage from my '95 900 SE. The linkage bushing on the trans blew out and I went ahead and did the "upgrade" to the '97 and up linkage. Anyway, there's no going back now to the old one for me (you have to cut the bushing lug off the trans to mount the newer one)...
  5. Stiff Shifter... linkage issue?

    C900 Workshop
    All, Another issue (unrelated, I hope, to the other thread I just started) involves the shifter. History: It's a 1992 900 turbo sedan w/ 5 speed manual. Car has ~250k on it, was exceptionally well cared for (dealer anyway) until it landed in her hands at 215k, and I've done my best ever...