Retest with a pitcher of water poured down the rt side of the windshield. This is the original topping for Porsche Boxster and Cabrio convertible tops. Component problem, or am I just being overly concerned??? If you see numbers drastically lower then you are most likely looking at leaky valves. The ends of the cables hold the top to the frame. This generation 9-3 is a joy to drive and has a great chassis. Just the new throttle body should do it? Then I guess I have a question, what do you mean by engine racing? This is a top-notch convertible top material, one we often recommend to savvy customers who like a good buy and a quality product. This allows for money saving individual instead of a complicated coil pack.
Almost all manufacturers use Haartz fabrics. Thanks guys Great list…our 2007 Sport Combi is proving you right. I took a look at the sender and it looks like you could potentially take the arm off and flip the board. This is notorious for going bad and is a huge pain to do. Some of this is due to the abrasion resistance of the exterior canvas. The transfer of the rear window will be easier with a helper.
Hi John, the turbo gauge in a T7 car not the model of this article but hopefully I can still help is based on the amount of reference vacuum. It is sometimes chosen for replacing convertible tops that originally featured pinpoint vinyl. Any help is greatly appreciated, for this car is my baby. These include the convertible top hold down cables, good convertible top installation manuals and other top installation accessories, as described at the Saab convertible top pages links on this page. Popping noise in front end replace the strut to stabilizer links before spending big money.
In some cars there is a rear hold down cable that binds the back of the top to the body. Our car has done 200,000k. Look for extra savings on weatherstripping seals kits. If it moves free and clean, something inside the tensioner might be broken, requiring immediate replacement. The carrier wheel is broken often if the drive unit of the convertible top does not work, as long as there are no leaks at the hydraulic system.
The Moog links have grease fittings and appear like they will last. Generally these tops are about 30 percent higher in price than the regular pinpoint version. Mine is a 2006 9-3 Aero SportCombi. You look around and notice only 3 of the 4 locks actuated, leaving you to walk around and use the other door to get into the car. Furthermore, most of the repair parts for that car in this category have been discontinued.
Inside these little motor assemblies is a series of small plastic gears that have a tendency of loosing more teeth than an aging boxer. The first is a very annoying clicking sound around the glovebox area. Clear usage directions are on each can. Sonnendeck Canvas also called 'Twillfast' is an American made canvas, true double texture topping like the Haartz Stayfast. I always take it to a Saab mechanic about 20 miles away.
Crank the engine a few times, 5-10 should be enough. The water may have killed your blower motor too. Remove the housing, clean the surfaces with rubbing alcohol, reseal with silicone caulk. We have a quick tutorial on how to go about changing this pump here. This past week it kind of stuttered a couple times on the road. Replacing your and preemptively, and putting a spare in your trunk could be old and used is pretty much the best insurance you can have to never be stranded in event of a breakdown.
But the manufacturing specifications make this the longest lasting top. If i hit the pedal hard, the gauge goes to the edge of red sometimes slightly into the red. Along with a throttle body then codes indicate engine computer model distinction but mechanic said those codes trigger each other. Many 9-3ss owners will replace a at some point, so prepare yourself and be happy that these parts are available and at a good price too! There is a debris sock on the fuel pump but due to the cleanliness of modern gasoline distribution infrastructure and the plastic fuel tank, Saab must have decided not to include a specifically replaceable one this is my own theory. Could the heat from the day the belt broke have damaged the coil cassette? Body holds up great toooo…. I love this car with a passion but I am a recently retired teacher and am having problems with the car and cannot afford to repair it.
I do not work on cars. Please bear in mind that two things dominate, by far, the quality issue: a the manufacturing quality control in the factory that makes the top and b the care and thoroughness of the installation. Three days ago it took a couple minutes of cranking to start. Hi I just purchased a 07 Saab 9-3 aero turbo and was told that the wobble was because it is time for new tires. Since this run of cars is so comprehensive, and so many changes were made over models, we will focus on the most popular 2003-2007 9-3 with the 2.