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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi Everyone, Last week in the french country side near Le Mans my Saab stops. Water heat hole issue, I repaired with a new hole. After that , I stop in a town. Try to start my car, no start, Check engine 100% OK, no message. For your information I replace the internal fuel pump this month, and...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been searching the forum and trying to figure out what it might be but I am not having much luck. It all started last Tuesday on my way to work. I was sitting in traffic and my gauges all froze, ABS light, Traction Control Light, Brake Light, AC quit working and Check Engine light all came...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    Saab 95 2004 2.3 petrol. 130,000 miles. Love it but has a few foibles. The main one being that it is quite temperamental to start. Sometimes. Sometimes I turn the key and she starts immediately. Other times I can turn the key, hold it and it will be 45 secs before she starts. It goes in phases...
  4. C900 Workshop
    Hello Saab nation! Trying to get my 87 Saab 900 working: Facts: one week ago I pressure washed the engine without covering up any of the components, the car was running at the time. The car ran a bit funny after the wash (yes, I realize the error of my ways). A week later I'm trying to start...
  5. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Everyone, for an introductory post a little about my Saab, check here: http://www.saabcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5316209#post5316209 Come yesterday, when I tried to start my Saab, it had other plans. I turned the ignition without depressing the clutch, and the car lurched. That's...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2001 9-5 that has exhibited a problem for maybe two or three years now: It sometimes fails to start (won't even crank) after a short drive and sitting for about an hour. I drive to a pool almost every morning, swim for about an hour, and then drive back. It always starts fine first...
  7. C900 Workshop
    Hi guys, Im from australia and need some serious help here, a quick low down on what happened: Cars been totally awesome for the 8 months I've owned it….so was on the highway, dropped a gear to overtake a car and as soon as i passed it the car wouldn't accelerate at all, it just slowed down...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    I had my 2003 9-5 aero last December. I did a basic maintenance (oils, filters and so) and have been driving it without problem. By the way, after purchase, I ordered a huge list of spares (CPS, check valves, water pump, starter, dic, radiator hoses, spare filters, spark plugs, coolant by pass...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Just solved this (didn't see anyone else with the same problem in searching the forum), and figured it may help out other people: At lunch today, went out to my car, put the key in the ignition and attempted to turn it to start. Key went in just fine, started to turn, but got stuck as it...
  10. 9000 Workshop
    Recently bought a 9000cs turbo that won't start, turns and turns but dosent catch. Mechanic, (Not a saab guy) Can't figure out whats wrong, assumes the ecu, the direct injection has been changed recently, as well as the coil pack. He claims its only firing in one cylinder, anybody heard of...
  11. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all! I've had an 04 9-3 Aero 2.0 sedan for about 6 months now. In the last couple weeks I have been having off and on trouble with starting the car. When I place the key into the ignition and turn it there is just silence as if the car is completely dead. This usually happens atleast once...
  12. C900 Workshop
    I have a 1990 900s. Last week it quit on my while driving. No warning... just shut down. Since then I've traced everything down to either the coil/distributor area. I get power to the ignition coil but no spark from the coil wire. I have been on every thread known to man about the Saab on the...
  13. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all... I hate to start off posting with a cry for help...but I need some. I bought my daughter a 2000 9-3 auto aprox 95,000 miles. Ran great for 3 months...now has begun the occasional no-start. Always starts cold. Hot starts seem to be every 3rd or 4th will be a no-go. Not smelling any...
  14. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    While heading down the street, the "RADIO LOCKED" message comes up, followed by the turn signals not working. Car seems to drive fine though. Stop at my destination to find power locks not working. Hop back in to test and the car won't start. Starter sound good. Looks like fuel pump is good...
  15. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    While heading down the street, the "RADIO LOCKED" message comes up, followed by the turn signals not working. Car seems to drive fine though. Stop at my destination to find power locks not working. Hop back in to test and the car won't start. Starter sound good. Looks like fuel pump is good...
  16. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, I recently sold my 1999 9-5 2.3t auto. It developed a fault when the buyer collected it-cut out no restart for some time-replaced crank sensor for him. Now he says it won't start-added to this only the driver's door opens on the key so central locking is not working, also the radio...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Can any of you from the SAAB community please help me?? I recently became a proud owner of my first SAAB, a 93 Aero 2.0L Turbo 2003. It is now a non starter as detailed below. Thinking the previous owner may have known of the problem and thats why he sold it on. As I live on a Scottish Island...
  18. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I drove my car into work this morning with no problems. Went out to lunch and when I tried to start the engine, it wouldn't start. I tried it a couple times and I can hear the starter trying to start it but no luck. Then finally after about 6-8 tries it started. But now my check engine light...
  19. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    OK so i'm a new Saab owner, i have a 2003 9-3 2.0t automatic with the sports shift option. about three months ago my car started to cut out and act like it was going to die but never would, it would only do this when the car was worm and when it was idling in drive. then about two months ago the...
  20. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Just suddenly my SAAB won't start at all. I hear a click and all type of warnings shows up on the SID, AIR Bag Failure, Tracking Control Failure and soon. I can't turn the radio on. I have charged the battery but that didn't help. I am a newbiew so I just fiddled with the fuses, which all seems...
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