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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    A couple weeks ago I stopped at a light when driving home in my 2004 9-3 linear. When I went to pull away the passenger side tire started making a knocking sound each revolution which gats worse with speed. So far I have put the spare on to see if it was the tire but it did not help. When I...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    '06 9-3 Aero convertible, 84K miles. I may be overthinking this, but it seems noisier lately. I put 4 new tires on in the winter, and since we have a lot of snow here, I couldn't say whether the noise started as soon as I did that, but I don't think it's tires for the following reasons: 1) It...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Over the past couple weeks, I have noticed a small clinic at very low speeds when coasting. The wheels don't appear to be very loose when I jack up the car and it only happens when I'm driving. It doesn't sound like a weirdo there i it doesn't sound like a wheel bearing, but it sounds like the...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    The car: 2009 Saab 9-5 2.3t | 113,000 miles | automatic The problem: Constant rumble noise when driving. Intermittent (somewhat seldom) whistling noise coming from the front left wheel that goes away when I tap the brakes. To note, I had a new tire put on and the rotors replaced a couple...
  5. 9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2003 9-5 Aero. My front right tire sounds like hamsters spinning on a wheel. Almost positive I need a new front right tire wheel bearing. Does anyone know of an affordable priced dealer out there? Or anyone who sells on ebay? Called the official service center in my area and they...
  6. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have noticed a new noise recently. It is sort of a whirr from the front driver's side. It is speed dependent, not engine rpm dependent - louder at highway speeds. The car is a '94 900SET, 5spd - 207k miles I can be in 3rd, 4th or 5th gear or even neutral and the noise is there. It sort of...
  7. 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...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    Hello - First post. I've searched the forums extensively and read several procedures before embarking on this journey. I just bought my 2004 Saab 9-5 Aero at an auction. It had a noise coming from the front passenger side, and it sounded like a bearing is shot. From the forums, it is...
  9. 9-5 Workshop
    I'm 90% sure I need to replace my front drivers wheel bearing. Unfortutely I'm I North America and saab parts are expensive. I was wondering if anyone knew if the wheel hub and bearing assembly for a 2005 95 2.3t is found in any other GM vehicles?
  10. 9-5 Workshop
    So a few noises have all appeared in the past few months from the front end. I know the bushings probably need to be replaced in the subframe, I want to try and get that done this summer as there is a creaking from the frame on uneven terrain and bumps. Some of this was resolved by replacing...
  11. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all-- I've done as much research as possible on these issues that I'm having but I'm really tired of spending so much money on non-solutions. So here is the deal: My SID shows Stability Control Failure, Traction Control Failure & ABS Failure every time I start the car. (I just clear it...
  12. C900 Workshop
    I need a new RF wheel bearing so while I'm at it I thought I should replace anything else that needs it or could need it. So let me get your opinions. 1989 900 turbo convert. with 71,000 miles. Been on the east coast and midwest most of it's life but not driven many winters. I purchased 14...
  13. 9-5 Workshop
    LINK TO VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_09ymVaMWk (please excuse my hoarse voice, eh) Hi everyone, My 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero with manual tranny and 100k mi developed a speed dependant whine after a 400mi trip about a week ago . It can be readily reproduced after let-off from a heavy...
  14. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My 2003 9-3 Vector needs a new front left wheel bearing hub assembly and one of the brands I have found is Timken. Needless to say, the aftermarket parts are nearly 1/3 if not less than the cost of the dealer. However, I am obviously concerned about doing the right research to rule out any...
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