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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all! I have a 2005 9-3 Linear, 5-speed manual, with around 108k miles on it. My transmission has felt solid up until today. Suddenly it feels like a fight to shift into 2nd, 4th, and reverse. Almost like dragging the it through caramel. I don't have this issue in 1st, 3rd, or 5th however...
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    2006 Saab 9-3. I'm having issues with the clutch pedal. Pedal is about an inch from the floor and will not depress far enough to put the car in gear. However, I can push (force) the car into first gear and then drive it while shifting gears without the use of the clutch. The clutch does not slip...
  3. C900 Workshop
    fyi: i am a female with basic/minimal auto knowledge - please word advice accordingly :lol: nutshell: my 1988 saab 900 turbo - manual trans - has recently resisted being shifted into 5th gear..after about 10-20 tries (maybe) it will go into 5th..this is the case when the vehicle is idle/off/in...
  4. C900 Workshop
    Recently my boyfriend has put in a brand new transmission for his 1992 saab 900 s. His car went from an automatic to a standard. And now is having problems shifting. Every time he tries to put it into a gear it binds up. We looked at the transmission and it was nice, fine, brand new, looks...
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