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  1. Mushy feeling shifting into 2nd, 4th, and reverse?

    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. 2006 Saab 9-3 Clutch Pedal

    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. 1988 '900 turbo' won't shift into 5th gear

    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. Linkage problem

    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...