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  1. 2002 9-3 auto tranny slips in reverse?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The car slips smoothly into reverse but when I give it gas it slips. Tranny fluid looks brownish but no bad odors. No problems in any other gears. Any ideas what I can do?
  2. 2001 Viggen issues Need Help!!!!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, I have a 2001 Viggen that I have recently replaced the AC compressor, Water pump, front suspension, clutch and slave cylinder. I recently had a used transmission put in at a shop in California that had 65K miles on it, after that, the slave went bad after just (600 or so miles) so I had...
  3. Trouble getting shifter into gear

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey There, I noticed lately that shifting my car into gear is getting difficult. It's a 6 speed, 9-3 2.0T. when I'm stopped, shifting into 1st requires a lot of effort and when I'm rolling getting into higher gears is just as tough. Going down is the same way. ONce it's in gear it's fine and...
  4. 2007 Aero Automatic trans stuck in 6th gear after accident

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2007 Saab 9.3 Aero 2.8T 6 speed automatic 83k miles. The car had a bad incident with a curve. It cracked the rim and broke the CV joint, tweak the shock tower bent the cradle. I put it all back together with new and used stuff. I am having issues with the transmission. The system is...
  5. I need transmission help!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am currently driving a 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear with 280,000kms. Its been a great car and I want to keep it going for another couple months before I get into a new car. I bought it October 2010 and had no problems until January 2012 when one evening I got a Gearbox Malfunction Error. I towed it...
  6. totally lost, please help...

    9-5 Workshop
    greetings everyone, i have a 08 9-5 sabb and i have a couple of problems going on, when im pressing on the gas my car accelerates slowly but the speedomoter is reading differently, then out of no where the car picks up speed and just takes off... ive been told i need a new transmission but i...
  7. Transmission Failure Survey

    C900 Workshop
    Been wondering if there is any kind of pattern to gearbox failures. We know that fluid temp and case flex/stretch will cause a failure, but I want to get a little more specific. Please answer the following only if you or someone you know has had a catastrophic gearbox failure: What gear were...
  8. Transmission / Gearbox Trouble

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    In January I had just had my entire clutch assembly rebuilt. I noticed that when shifting from 1st to second gear the clutch seemed to pop a little bit, it seemed loose. I then drove from SC to Houston (1k miles) and from Houston to Northern New Mexico and was on the highway when the following...