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  1. 2.8/B284 Electric Vacuum pumps...what goes bad?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 08 wouldn't even buzz and the brake pedal was always hard at start up. I pulled a pump from a yard and now the problem is sorted. I have since pulled 4 or 5 more of these. I took my old one apart and it's just a cup with two magnets and coiled wire that spins a plate with little square like...
  2. What did I just break?

    9-5 Workshop
    So I'm trying to clear my p1110 code by replacing the vacuum line that goes from the diverter valve to the firewall and I appear to have broken something. What have a broken and what parts do I need to order? Thanks in advance!
  3. Unconnected Brake Vacuum Hose

    99 & 90 Workshop
    Hi folks. I have a sweet Topaz 4-door 1976 SAAB 99 GL. Outside the main engine compartment, on the back of the wheel well on the driver's side (USA), there is a device with two hoses coming and going, and an electrical contact. Two of the hoses are 7/32 vacuum hoses. They go through the engine...
  4. 2000 Saab 9-3 2.0T Trouble starting and turbo over-working

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello, My 2000 Saab 9-3 2.0T has trouble starting and running when I have my MAF sensor plugged in. When I unplug it, the car runs perfectly fine. I have already installed a new MAF sensor and also replaced vacuum lines. What else could it be? All help is appreciated!
  5. P0033 Error Code After Initial Fix

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2004 9-3. For a while my car was throwing the P0033 error code, usually on the highway when quickly accelerating and braking. I would lose boost power and my car would be very slow to accelerate. After searching for help on this forum, I managed to fix the problem by replacing the...
  6. Non-turbo PCV system

    C900 Workshop
    I've got a question about the PCV system on a 1990 900S. Looking at the black plastic nipple that is installed in the valve cover, there are two barbed hose attachment points. One is large and has a hose that runs to the throttle body upstream of the throttle plate. The other is small and has...
  7. Brake Booster Oil & Vacuum Pump

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey, So I've got the old "oil in the brake booster" problem - and all the built up oil is being sucked into the intake manifold when its at low pressure and burning off once the engines hot enough, dumping giant clouds of blue. I started by replacing the nipple for the connection to the intake...
  8. Vacuum lines

    9-5 Workshop
    2001 saab 9-5 V6 - Vacuum lines Hello, I need some help. I can't seem to find a vacuum diagram for my 2001 saab 9-5 v6 The issue is it idles rough. And stalls out. I've replaced both DICs, Throttle body, plugs -NGK. I want to check the vacuum lines, and make sure I've checked them all. Does...
  9. Question on Possible Vacuum Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm trying to determine an issue I've been having the last few days with my car. 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T. 105K. Manual. Tuned by Mps Under normal acceleration, everything is fine. Under hard acceleration I start to lose power, appears that it stops revving any higher than the rpm I am...
  10. 2006 Part Number Needed

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi Folks- I'm on the brink of resolving my roaming idle and high idle (see recent "Engine Trouble" thread). I need to replace the large throttle body vacuum line on my 2006 9-5 2.3T. The line runs from the left lower rear of the TB to the left side behind the power steering reservoir and then...
  11. Fixing Vacuum Leak

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My '08 9-3 has a vacuum leak and I was going to try and figure out which hose exactly it is. I'm pretty sure I know which one it is but when I tried to take it off it didn't want to budge. I've never changed them so they are pretty old, has anyone else had a hard time taking theirs off? If so...
  12. Saab 9-5 2.2 TID Swirl Flap Issue

    9-5 Workshop
    Over the past months I have had ongoing issues, where the car between 1000 - 2000 rpm will not run smoothly it chugs and slightly misfires get P0314 DTC code. above 2000rpm the car is fine. basically if i 'm accelerating its fine but when trying to hold 30mph or 50mph and the rpm is at around...
  13. Vaccum line where does it go?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Posted Pictures cant for the life of me tell where the hell this goes. It broke off about a year ago, engine light keeps coming on and off Codes related to Vacuum line. It had serious suction before it broke off completely. Help! thanks.
  14. 02 93 SE - smoking issue, new head gasket, rebuilt turbo, please help!!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2002 Saab 9-3 SE, my first Saab, and its not going well. 127,000 miles. Bought the car knowing it had overheated once because of a blown coolant line. After I bought it I realized it was a small coolant line that went to the intake manifold? so I put a gallon of coolant in it and drove it...
  15. Vacuum hose clip part number

    9-5 Workshop
    Does anyone know the part number for the red ring that holds the brake vac hose to the aux pump? Mine is shot and I think is causing some random idle problems I'm having. Also, opinions on wether to go back to long belt and put the middle pulley back or stay with two?
  16. Vacuum Lines

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello amazing people. I have just changed a couple worn out hoses to 3mm Silicone ones and after looking around forums for vacuum diagrams I noticed this picture from SaabNoob. I am not sure what the affect of this is but two of the hoses seem to be switched around (labelled in pink). I am...
  17. Can the gasket be reused? Vacuum Pump.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I had a leaking vacuum pump so two days ago I replaced the main seal between the pump and the engine after sealing back up, the pump is now leaking from the other seems that are not really serviceable. I ordered a new vacuum pump assembly and I am wondering if I could reuse the main gasket that...
  18. 2008 9-5 Aero, what is inside diameter of vacuum lines?

    9-5 Workshop
    HI folks, Does anyone happen to know what the inside diameter is for the vacuum lines for a 2008 9-5 Aero? I'm looking to replace the stock ones with silicon and was going to buy a length of silicone line from eBay. Thanks much. [email protected]
  19. only getting 8 psi of boost? please help

    C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    ok so i have full 2.5 exhaust, cai, SD APC, and stock FPR....why am i only getting 8 psi?????....i have all silicone vacuum lines and i KNOW there are no vacuum leaks....WHATS GOING ON!!! thanks everyone
  20. Tricky Issue-No Shop Knows-HELP!!!

    9-5 Workshop
    Car: 2002 Saab 9-5 Linear Issue: Car first threw a code for needing a new MAF, only one code was thrown and was for that.(Forgot the exact code). Replaced MAF, even had a Eurospecific shop confirm it was that which needed replacing. Once installed,(easily replaced), the car now throws p0108 for...