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  1. Automatic transmission

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am considering buying a 2005 Saab 93 convertible. The main problem is the automatic gearbox refuses to go into 3rd. Goes into the other gears ok. My question is, could it be the transmission fluid, the solenoids, gearbox reprogramming. Or could it be something worse?
  2. Changing Automatic Transmission Solenoids

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've noticed that a lot of tutorials are lacking now that Photobucket is a terrorist holding half the Internet's pictures for ransom, so I figure I'll document things I do to my car in hopes that people in the future won't be a fish out of water. I'm not a very good teacher so it might be a...
  3. What is this part??

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My starter decided to go kaput over the weekend after I changed the headlight bulbs out. But when I took out the starter, I noticed a wire that doesn't look in good condition. I have no clue what this wire connects to or what it does, and It doesn't seem possible to find a good wiring diagram. I...
  4. 2002 9-5 Aero Transmission 0743 code

    9-5 Workshop
    A few weeks ago my Aero with 80k miles threw the 0743 code and feels like it starts off in third gear. When I pulled the fuse and or neg battery cable and erased the code it would operate normally for a short time but the code and limp mode always return after a brief drive. I have changed the...
  5. 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero � 139k: P0743 Troubles, Shifting Issues

    9-5 Workshop
    2001 Saab 9-5 Aero – 139k: P0743 Troubles, Shifting Issues Hello All, Below you will find an extremely concise summary of the history and issues of our 01 9-5 Aero. We did our best to keep this as short as possible, so if you want any more details let us know! We've been on all the boards a LOT...
  6. Does anyone know...will these solenoids work

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My TCC solenoid only works when the car is cold. After the car is warmed up, it no longer locks in. I'm having a hard time finding the TCC solenoid by itself. Does anyone know if this kit of solenoids is correct for a 1999 9-3 Base...
  7. Error code: P0033 Turbocharger bypass valve circuit open / Please help!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I have a problem with my 2005 Saab 9-3 linear 2.0t (Error code is P0033 which is Turbocharger bypass control valve circuit open). Nobody wants to touch this car in NYC. They just told me that I need to find official dealer :) Anyway, I changed 3 solenoid valves around the turbo which are...
  8. P0244 trouble with EGR and wastegate solenoid

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Saab peeps Re. Saab 9-3 2.2 TID I recently replaced my EGR valve as the spring was goosed. On to the next problem I took the car for a good run on the motorway and when I reached high revs it went into limp mode. When I got home I put diagnostics on and it, flagged (P0244 - Powertrain...
  9. Wanted or WTB: Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have the on again off again P0743 code....and in doing my research would like to know where i can find this part. This solenoid doesn't come up (so far) when searched on the internet. Any Ideas? Thx
  10. Seriously Weird Starting Issues

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I live in a Rural Area in Utah so it's hard to find a mechanic that knows anything about Saab's. That being said, I'm having issues with my 2002 93 Saab 2.0 Ever since I bought my Saab, there's been troubles with Starting the car after periods of time. When the car's warm, or has been...
  11. Starter Pinion Not Engaging

    9000 Workshop
    Hello, This is not my Saab. I moved my brother in law from another state and had to load this on my trailer and take it with him. I told him I would look into getting it running. Vehicle: 1993 Saab 9000 Turbo Automatic (all I know about it at this point) Service Manual: Cannot find it...