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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a an odd misfire issue on my 2.8 V6 that is really puzzling me, and I am hoping someone on here will be able to provide me with some insight. The car on misfires under low load conditions, i.e. sitting at idle, or while maintaining a set RPM in neutral. The misfire can be felt, mostly I...
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi, a couple quick questions about the 9-5 Specifically the 3.0L V6 from 2000. I am going to be replacing the wheel bearing on my sister-in-law's 9-5 (and yes I know it is one the ones that requires a press, I am prepared). I know she is terrible for vehicle maintenance (i.e. she has driven...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    I am working on a 1999 9-5 V-6 3.0 Turbo engine with my husband. We need to know where top dead center is for this engine. I've searched & searched, but keep finding the wrong engine. I need to know where it is for the cam & the crank. The bottom half of the engine turned over at least 2...
  4. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    2001 Saab 9-5 Turbo 4 dr sedan for sale. The engine's front exhaust CAM broke last week at pully and bent the valves. Mechanic says it needs engine replaced, which will cost more than we paid for it. So I'd like to sell this entire car at one go to someone who would like to part it out or...
  5. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello...I've been reading a lot of posts regarding oil leaks from around the valve covers. I've replaced the gaskets to no avail. Oil leaks most prominent when coming to a stop...and leaks down on the exhaust manifold smoking badly from under the hood. My question: Is this open hole just below...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    I just completed replacement of the turbo. I did prime the turbo before starting. After reconnecting the ignition cassettes and replacing the fuel pump fuse, I started up the motor. It turns over and starts up very quickly... then immediately shuts down. I could only keep it running by...
  7. Cars for Sale - North America
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-5 SE V6T with 149,000 miles on it. This car is in great shape and the interior seems to have been well taken car of, the exterior has a few dings and scratches and the passenger side backup/fog light is busted on the backup lense. Has a newly remanufactured CHRA(turbo...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    My Saab has decided its time for a new engine. Can anyone tell me where I can get one for a reasonable price? its a 2001 saab 9-5 v-6 turbo. Thanks. :cry:
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 17 year old son drives a 900S and overall it's been a very reliable $600 car, but lately it's been running poor and we've invested that much again in parts. It starts great but you can tell there's a miss even at idle. On the road it is very sluggish and has no power. The cat was plugged so...
  10. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I pray someone can help me turn this beautiful car into something I can drive rather than curse everyday. HISTORY: Bought the car used, seller claiming needed battery cable. 130K V6 beautifull condition inside and out. (AND only paid $700 but quickly raising that price in parts!) Replaced a...
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