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  1. Hit deep puddle. New steering vibration, even at low speed. 'Jerky' steering?

    9-5 Workshop
    07 9-5 2.0t BioPower Auto.. So we had a storm here in Ireland the last few days, and whilst travelling at about 65 mph, I came down a hill to find a river of water running across the road. I was in a group of cars and we all hit it hard and without any warning. I felt the car get pulled to the...
  2. Parts to Buy for Front Strut Replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Looking for a check over my parts list for front strut replacement. In particular, nuts or bushings I am missing that likely need replaced. Tires are cupping and struts are original (155k miles). 2007 Aero Combo (v6). Suspension code 64. -struts (Bilstein b4) 22140067 $74 rockauto -strut...
  3. Vibration in neutral between 60-70 mph

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All, I just set of 4 brand new tires. I noticed vibration on steering wheel between 60-70 mph. Vibration is stronger when rolling in neutral. I will surely go back to tire shop and will ask them to check balancing. However, besides tires what could it be: engine mounts, axels? SAAB 900 SE...
  4. Yet Another Front End Vibration Thread, 2006 Saab 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Have a 9-3 i bought for $3k. Developed a vibration in the front end that sounds like something rapidly spinning against plastic, for lack of a better description. It vibrates through the steering wheel and pedals in the 1800-2200 RPM range in all gears. Took it in to the Saab tech. Two visits...
  5. Bad vibration, replace your engine mounts

    9-5 Workshop
    An inexpensive way to restore the quality feel of your Saab :cheesy: My new to me Aero (162K miles) had significant vibrations at idle and stopped in traffic, so much so even the Wife noticed it. I bought the 3 easy to replace units (left engine, right transmission and bottom torque) and swapped...
  6. Help please, mysterious vibration!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, everyone, i wonder if anyone can help,i have a 9-5 aero estate 2002 with 186,000 miles on it. Around 3 months ago i noticed a nasty vibration on right hand lock under load, the whole car shakes and even vibrates the sunroof in its mountings! it does that every time when on sharpish bends...
  7. Inner driver replacement questions

    C900 Workshop
    Hi all, My c900 (auto) has a strong vibration when idling and at a stop in 'drive'. This will go away when placed in neutral or reverse. I initially thought it might be a bad engine mount, but when I took the car in for its roadworthy inspection, the mechanic (SAAB specialist) said it was a...
  8. 9-5 rough when in drive and on take-off

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, I recently (6 months ago) bought a 9-5 2002 model with about 120K to replace my old 9-5 1998 with approx 250K which still ran very smoothly but was falling apart interior etc. after a hard life. The new one has lots of power but is vibrating when taking off and idles a bit rough when put...
  9. TX - intermittent noise and vibration ?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Dear Saab friends, My TX SC is running well, but has developed this unsettling noise sometimes when starting up. It is a medium pitched sound and associated vibration in the steering wheel, floor, dash. Earlier it went away after a few seconds to a minute after start, but yesterday the noise...
  10. vibration

    9-5 Workshop
    9-5 vector 2.3t auto estate 2003. I have a severe vibration that happens only when the engine is hot and coasting, as long as I have my foot on the accelerator she feels great. The longer I coast for the worse the vibes get. If I select neutral while coasting the vibes stop! I have changed all...
  11. Trunk and rear deck lid vibration / rattle

    9-5 Workshop
    06 9-5 Sedan...I know I'll have to deal with the suspension bits in the next 15k miles, but in the meantime the Aero suspension combined with the horrible roads around here cause some serious vibration and rattle in the trunk and deck lid area. I'm hoping others have tackled the same issue at...
  12. Vibration while idle and driving - it comes and goes

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 9-3 2008 manual transmission convertible. About 2 months ago I was driving and something changed where I felt a vibration while accelerating. One could feel it while car was idle and there was a lower sounding hum to the engine. It would get worse at higher rpm so i start shifting...
  13. Rough vibration when in D or R at a stop, not in P or N

    9-5 Workshop
    This has been asked before here, and I've read multiple threads here and on other Saab forums, but without anything definitive other than "possibilities" like engine mounts, etc. So, here goes for the nth time by someone: My recently acquired 2006 9-5 sport/aero (85k miles, but great shape...
  14. Vibration @ highway speeds.

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, I dont do much hwy driving, but when i do, i get this horrible vibration through the steering wheel. and the car itself. the gear stick vibrates like crazy too. I when and had my tires balanced, and the guy said my balance was way off. The least was 0.5 ounces off. I got back onto the...
  15. Strange RPM Issue; Range Specific

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Everyone, Last week I had my clutch, pressure plate, and slave cylinder replaced which, as I’m sure many of you know, is a pretty big job! Being that it’s a bit out of my league, I had my trusty mechanic tackle the job which required him removing the engine and pretty much the entire front...
  16. 04 Linear Engine Vibration - Mount or Balancer?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all, About a month ago I purchased a 2004 9-3 Linear, standard transmission, 90k miles. For about a week now there has been some engine vibration, and it seems to be getting stronger. There is not much external noise when I open up the hood, but when I sit in the car at idle, there is a...
  17. TXSC humming at 70-110 kph - driveshaft???

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, So my "new" TXSC has been a pita, but at least the drive train seemed healthy. Now, after driving a few 100 km in a few weeks, I started noticing a "humming" sound or light vibration that's speed related, not rpm. It's barely noticeable, mostly between 70-110 kph. It's not felt in the...
  18. Vibrations on Braking - 2002 Saab 9-5 Arc

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello All, I recently purchased a 2002 Saab 9-5 Arc. When I go to stop, whether at a high speed or a low one, there is significant vibration felt throughout the car. Additionally, the steering wheel seems to amplify the vibrations and this can be seen as the steering wheel makes small jittering...
  19. VIDEO: Saab 9-3 Steering Wheel Vibration Hunter Balanced New Tires & Rims

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi everyone, So I got some new front tires (Dunlops Signature 2) for my 3 month old rims (15") and took them to a shop that had a hunter balancer. Took the car for a ride and I could feel vibration at low speeds (35ish). Took it back to the shop and they put back on the machine and one of the...
  20. Vibrating Saab 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 2001 Saab 9-3 vibrates and rattles like crazy when at a stop light and when put into reverse. Sometimes it vibrates and shakes when i press the brakes above 50 mph. Does anyone know what the problem is.
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