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  1. FM55 Gearbox Whine

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 9-3 aero 2.0T, B207R mated with the 5 speed FM55 gearbox. Tuned for about 360Nm Ever since I got the car over a year ago its had a gear whine in 5th - I just assumed it to be general wear since it had around 140k on the clock when I got it. Recently at 149k miles the whine has suddenly...
  2. Engine Whine

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi friends. Don't hate me for starting a new thread. I've been reading here, as well as on other Saab sites, about engine whining sounds. I'm taking it in tomorrow to have some other repairs done but wanted to gain as much insight into this specific problem as possible to help the mechanics...
  3. '05 9-3 arc - whining in movement only

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi All - '05 9-3 arc with 122k. 5 speed manual. Just finished driving 450 miles this weekend, car ran great. As i got back home into the neighborhood, getting into the 15-20mph range, windows down, passing parked cars, i noticed a whistle/whining noise. The noise seems to be related to...
  4. Whirring/whining noise on acceleration

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi My 1998 9-5 (2.0 basic model) has recently developed a strange noise. It happens on acceleration whether driving, or just revving the engine when stood. I can best describe is as a sort of electrical whirring noise - a bit like you get when hand winding a torch or one of those wind-up...
  5. v6 strange noise on 1st gear only. Bad Transmission?

    9-5 Workshop
    Guys, I have my 9-5 SE v6 for 3 years now and it looks that it developed some issue, likely with the transmission. I would appreciate if you could review symptoms below and let me know if this sounds familiar to anybody. 1. There's acoustic sound, kind of whistle or whine which occurs on 1st...
  6. [VIDEO] What is this speed dependant WHINE? - Guesses??

    9-5 Workshop
    LINK TO VIDEO: (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...