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  1. Timing tensioner advancement at 17mm?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey guys, This topic has been discussed frequently but I can’t find a solid answer. I have an 01 Aero, I recently replaced my alternator and thought it’d be a good idea to check my timing tensioner while I had the alternator bracket off, When I had it out I measured from the base (where the...
  2. Timing Chain Replacement HELP!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I’m having trouble with my timing chain on my 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 4cylinder. I replaced the timing chain, the guides, the crankshaft spindle and tensioner as well. I used the correct camshaft alignment tool set for my car (8th digit of VIN Y) to make sure they were good and made sure...
  3. Timing Question

    9000 Workshop
    Hey team, I'm cleaning up a 1994 9000 with 215K miles and a blown headgasket. This is the first engine I've pulled apart further than the timing cover. I have the whole thing back together and manually turned it over a few times to make sure that it stays properly timed. It does, but I think...
  4. Replace more than just the timing chain? (video included)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 1998 Saab 900s (130K miles) has been rattling on the timing chain side of the engine for several years but I didn't notice any performance issues so I let it ride. However, half way home from work yesterday it started coughing and nearly died at each stoplight. All the spark plugs are...
  5. Timing chain maintenance?

    9-5 Workshop
    Quick question: Do I need to worry about replacing/maintaining the timing chain like I do in my Volvo? I looked at the list on the FAQ and couldn't find anything about it My car has 92k on it. Thanks
  6. Timing chain cover removal

    9-5 Workshop
    I am stuck in the process of replacing timing chain components on my 99 9-5 2.4T 129,000 miles. Been hearing noises under the cam cover, not pulleys or ps. just replaced alternator. Previously replaced all the pulley bearings. The tensioner is at 15mm. Engine in car. Everything has gone...
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