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  1. Big Mistake- Clogged Tranny Air Vent Hose

    Engine Oil, Lubricants & Fluids
    I'm scared. A while back, maybe even 6 months ago, I was trying to figure out where my coolant was leaking from. After searching and observing for a while, I came across a hose that was just lying there. Aha! We found it! It seemed to be a perfect fit for a connection coming from the back of my...
  2. heating vent problems

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I have an '05 Saab 9-3t 2.0 that is giving me problems with the heating system. First of all the fan won't turn off so I have to remove the 40 amp fuse so my battery doesn't die overnight. Secondly I have heat coming out of the defrost vent near the windshield even with the fan OFF...
  3. 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...
  4. Can't seem to find any vented aftermarket hoods...

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Having trouble finding an aftermarket hood that's well vented. Anyone know some sites I should know about? Thanks for any info you can provide.
  5. '99 9-3 - Air only out of dash vents

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I got my '99 9-3 from someone in pretty poor shape. I have been trying to get it back to its former glory and it's taking time and money. Most of the mechanical stuff is done by the Dealer, but I a perfectly capable of dismantling and reassembling interior items. One of the issues I recently...
  6. A/C issues-blowing cold driver side only fix

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just wanted to "enlighten" with my 2 cents about my recent A/C troubles. I did numerous searches, and came up with empty answers about what could be wrong or how to fix the problem without a warranty coverage. My initial problem was my driver vent was ice cold, but the vent got hotter moving...
  7. Miscl. small issues w/ my sweet new SAAB

    C900 Workshop
    Hello Swedish gurus, I have just re-entered the quirky world of Saabdom with a Christmas E-bay purchase of a real nice, well-maintained 91 16v Turbo Convertible (118,000 miles). The last Saab i owned was a '74 99 back around 1988. I have the following concerns/small issues/ignorant...
  8. Heater tuns on when car is turned on

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 9-3 has been turning the heater on full blast whenever i turn the car on. It doesnt happen all of the time but i would say it is 90% of the time. Any ideas other than it might be something with the computer in the climate control?
  9. Battery Vent

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just replaced my battery with a Johnson Controls unit that was designed to fit in the saab; one question though, How do I vent the battery? The new battery came with a venting hose, however the old one did not seem to have one attached (it was an ac delco unit.) Can anyone find an image or...
  10. Vent knobs broken

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I think I know the answer to this, but if there any relatively easy to way to replace my vent knobs above the radio and I think the passenger side one is also broke. (I could care less about the knobs, but it makes the interior look ghetto.) It's not worth replace the radio obviously. What...
  11. 9-3 Moonroof won't close from vent position

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-3. The moonroof often gets stuck in the vent position. This has been an on-and-off issue since I got the car. If the moonroof is in the vent position and you try to close it while driving down the road, it almost always closed. If you try to close it while sitting still, it...
  12. Jammed Vent Selector Knob?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone, So I have been working installing a new head stereo unit into my '98 900S. I don't know what I did or when I did it, but now my Vent selector knob is jammed. I have one of the manual analog round knob Temperature control units, not the digital one. I looked through where my stereo...
  13. Dash Vent Won't Close/Open

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The control wheel on one of my dash vents will not open or close the vent door. The control wheel still moves smoothly and I can move the door manually with a screwdriver, but the connection between the two has been broken. I spoke with a Saab mechanic who mentioned an "arm" connecting the two...
  14. Center Dash Vent Won't Close

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The center dash vent on my '99 Saab 9-3 Convertible won't close (or open) using the control wheel. The vent door has little or no movement when this control wheel is moved back and forth. Moving the door with a screwdriver receives no resistance and freely moves back and forth, so it appears...