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  1. Radio buzzing sound when plugged (9-3 2007)

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hi! I just bough my first Saab. Its a 9-3 2007 2.0T. I really enjoy it but I have a problem with my radio. When the car is on, it is making a constant little annoying buzzing sound. I opened this up and found out that the sound stops when I unplug these wires (see photo). What can I do? Do I...
  2. 1997 Saab Lock/Unlock chirp/beep stopped working (more in thread).

    9000 Workshop
    1997 Saab 9000 CDE Nutshell version: no more chirp sound with lock/unlock, all the doors still lock and unlock with fob. All the lights still blink when I lock/unlock. Thoughts? Long version: Had some problems with the battery (dropped cell and -20 degree weather). During the coldest days the...
  3. Metallic rattling noise from under the car

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi guys. recently a rattling noise has happened that comes from underneath the car. It happened after i went over a small curb at a slow speed you can hear it slightly when u rev the car a bit when its cold but not when its warm The noise can be heard when driving down the road at lower speeds...
  4. Asap 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    I can't post the link but find in YouTube ''2004 Saab 9-5 Arc turbo noise'' In this video is showed problem that i have. Engine works good. But problem is when gouge does in yellow mark it start to sound very odd. At service they change APC, make pressure test and vacuum leak test but no...
  5. Sound coming from drive belt area.HELP!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    CAR MODEL: Saab 9-3 SE 1999 turbo 154hp T5 120,000miles Hello, i was wondering if any of you could identify this sound coming from the right side of the engine (passenger side) where the serpentine/drive belt is, so far ive changed the powersteering pump, tensioner, pulley and the drive belt...
  6. Saab 9-3 Genuine AS3 Amplifier Upgrade (No Speakers)

    Cars for Sale, Parts for Sale - Rest of World
    Name: Aaron Location - additional details: Albury NSW, Australia Means of contact: eBay or Forum Price: $60 + Postage or starting at $20 + Postage via auction Description: Genuine Saab 9-3 (1998-2003) AS3 amplifier. This allows for the addition of two front door speakers that aren't included...
  7. Muffler Help

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm debating between mufflers and i need some advice. I'm debating with Borla and Magnaflow mufflers since they seem to be the best well known and best quality. I need to know which will fit best on my 93 and sound the best (I know its all opinionated). When mounting can I go with really any...
  8. Your Amp1 may not be dead - fixed popping noise!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    After 5 months, new 6.5" speakers, 2 different amp1 units, and new EHU, I finally figured out what the problem with my door speakers were. It hit me after I had 2 different amps giving the EXACT same 'popping noise' in the door speakers. Turns out there was something wrong with the wires going...
  9. Major 2001 saab 95 issues

    The Lounge
    Greetings, I made a youtube video showing whats wrong with my car, the first part shows this weird sound that is coming from under hood, no clue what it is. no engine light nothing comes on its just a weird sound. The second part shows how my car doesn't start when its warm out, NOONE is able...
  10. Sound System Issued

    9-5 Workshop
    Sound System Issues/Problems Hello all I have some issues and questions regarding the installation of aftermarket amps and subwoofers. I have a 2001 9-5 Aero with the factory 9 speaker Harmon Kardon system. I do not have a factory subwoofer although I am almost fully positively certain that the...
  11. Viggen failure Help!!!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, I haven't been on here in a long time, anyway. My brother was borrowing my viggen a couple of days ago and it has blown off an intercooler pipe. Not knowing what had happened he got it to his mates place, only a block away. I have had a quick look, saw the lower pipe disconnected...
  12. 2008 Saab 9-3 Aero AUX Problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello everyone, Car: -2008 Saab 9-3 Aero -Bose system without NAV Here is a picture: http://images.thecarconnection.com/lrg/2008-saab-9-3-4-door-sedan-aero-audio-system_100300216_l.jpg I am new around here, and I apologize if ive put the is in the wrong place. Now on to my problem...
  13. intermittent high pitch squealing -- not belts

    C900 Workshop
    My 900 has developed a high pitch squeal coming from the engine bay that is more pronounced at times, and silent other times. I replaced all the belts, and checked the pulley wheels while I was in there, and they didn't seem to be going bad or anything, but this all made no difference to the...
  14. Weird Sound on startup

    9-5 Workshop
    When I first start my 2004 9-5 wagon, it makes a weird ratcheting sound for about 30 seconds until it is warm. It then goes away and never really comes back until the next morning. The car has 115,000 miles. I am thinking some chain (timing chain?). Thanks for any help. I have posted a video...
  15. For Sale: 1994-1998 Factory Stereo Components

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I have for sale some stock stereo components from my 1996 Saab 900 SE convertible, some of which work, some don't (detailed as follows): Rear side panel speakers 6" (in good shape) Front Door speakers 6" (missing the rubber surround, can be replaced more work than I care to do) SE model...
  16. diverter valve sound

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all, it's been kind of a joke between me and my audi-driving buddy, but i've been starting to wonder if my diverter valve's silly sounds are meant to be this way, or if it indicates a malfunction of sorts. when i let off the gas, the diverter valve makes a sound like a bird. since that...
  17. Piston trouble?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Anyone ever have an issue where a piston breaks and hits against the cylinder head? Does it make a tapping sound in the engine?
  18. Radio Powers On But No Sound

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone. I have been having a strange problem with my 96 900SE. I have had a pioneer radio in it for the pat 5 years with not issues until the past week. It started that, while driving, I would hit a bump and the radio would cut out but come back on. It has gotten to the point where...
  19. v6 strange noise on 1st gear only. Bad Transmission?

    9-5 Workshop
    Guys, I have my 9-5 SE v6 for 3 years now and it looks that it developed some issue, likely with the transmission. I would appreciate if you could review symptoms below and let me know if this sounds familiar to anybody. 1. There's acoustic sound, kind of whistle or whine which occurs on 1st...
  20. Grinding noise after hitting a pothole

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I was driving on a slightly muddy dirt road in my 2006 Saab 9-3 2.0t when I hit a medium sized pothole and a grinding noise started up near the front left wheel of the car. When it first happened it was a intermittent and loud scraping sound (speeds around 25-30) as I continued driving, the...
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