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  1. 9-3 SS Turbo Replacement - links or advise please

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Folks, I need to replace the turbo on my 2004 ARC. Had a quick look, seems like a tricky job tucked away there at the back of the engine bay. I can't find much info on the process. Can anyone point me to some links or videos? Thanks chaps, Gee.
  2. 9-3 SS Turbo Replacement - links or advise please

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Folks, I need to replaceme the turbo on my 2004 ARC and can't find how too's. Lots for 9-5's and 9-3OG but can't see anything for the NG. Can some point me to a link with some instructions. Thanks, Gee
  3. Just replaced turbo with salvaged unit; still getting white smoke

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Gang! First-ever post, and I think I might be the only guy from Key West (where it is infernally hot pretty much all the time)! I just finished replacing the turbo on my 2004 93 with a salvaged unit from a good ol' boy up in Connecticut. Followed the instructions, step by step, in the...
  4. i believe i need a new turbo..can someone verify for me?

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-5 SE. It started blowing blue smoke out the exhaust last week. I started reading up on here and sounded like the turbo was the problem. I looked around and this is what I found. There is no sign of oil in the induction system. Throtle body is clean. PCV system seems in fair...
  5. Turbo Replacement Supplier Feedback

    9-5 Workshop
    All, It it time for me to purchase a new turbo. Would you all be willing to look at an eBay ad and provide your feedback on the product/seller (ETD Motors)? I am getting a ticking/tinging noise on moderate to heavy accelleration with puffs of smoke...
  6. Blue Smoke - Is It Turbocharger?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, here's my situation....the car...2003 9-5 Linear 2.3 Turbo with 87000kms about 55000 miles. I have a General Motors Protection Plan extended bumper to bumper warranty. Lately I'm seeing blue smoke out the tailpipe when I first start the car....last for only 5 seconds. After reviewing...
  7. 99' 9-5 won't start/ oil light

    9-5 Workshop
    Please help I posted earlier about previous problems.... My head gaskest/ #3 ring/ all hoses/ turbo have all just been replaced. It is also tuned up. The car started, idled and ran great. During test drive the oil light came on. The mechanic pulled over and turned off the car...checked...
  8. Turbo blew out

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, I have been following SaabCentral for over 5 months and found the postings useful, this is my first question I have laid out for you guys, please suggest.. thanks! I blew my turbo today I would like to find a direct replacement. I have no need of having hundreds of horsepower, I would...
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