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  1. Stiff gas pedal and slow acceleration

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I was in the middle of making my way back home when my gas pedal became extremely stiff out of nowhere and very slow acceleration at the top end of the rpm range. It will still go up to the top of the rpm range but it takes alot of force on the gas pedal. T7 9-3. What do you guys think? Throttle...
  2. Gas pedal stiff when pushed halfway

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi all! I've been using this forum a lot to work on my 2004 9-3 since i bought it last year but there's one problem i have not been able to find an answer for anywhere. For the past few months, I've noticed that my gas pedal becomes much stiffer when i press it about halfway. It presses easily...
  3. rubbery/stiff shifting manual trans. 2000 9-3 viggen

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    hello fellow Saab folks, i have been experiencing difficulty shifting for some time. it does go into each gear but it feels rubbery. i had been having this problem for and then recently replaced the ignition switch (thanks for the help saabcentral). part of the job involved removing the shift...
  4. Ignition switch sticking/getting tough to turn

    C900 Workshop
    Well my ignition switch is becoming more and more difficult to turn. Want to take care of it before it freezes up completely. After doing a brief research of the topic on the forums, it looks like it could be anything from the lock needing lubrication, a lock cylinder replacement, or the key...
  5. Can I get Stiffer Springs? 2000 9-3 Vert Base

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I want stiffer springs in my car. (2000 9-3 Vert Base) But I do not want to lower it. If anything; gaining an inch or two of height would be ok by me, but stock height would be preferable. Anyone know if they are available? Anyone know if they can be pulled from other saabs and just swapped...
  6. Is there only ONE u-joint in the steering? (Part number?)

    C900 Workshop
    Hey Everyone, When the steering is stiff at places, on this forum everybody says an u-joint needs some treatment. Is there only one u-joint, which is in the interior around the pedals? Is this the only part which I need to put some oil on it? Anyone know the SAAB part number? In case the...