1999 Saab 9-3 Turbo Convertible, General condition

My 1999 Saat 9-3 turbo Convertible is being advertised on Craiglist in the Portland area. This short video provides an additional look at the car.

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1999 SAAB 9-3 SE Turbo Automatic Convertible For Sale
£2695 SAAB 9-3 SE turbo AUTO PETROL CONVERTIBLE, Cosmic Blue, Full Leather, Climate Control, Multiple Airbags, Remote Alarm, Remote Central Locking, Head Restraints, Heated Seats, Height Adjustable Seat, Rear Headrests, Adjustable Steering Column, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Power Steering, ABS, Colour Coded Body, Front Fog Lamps, Headlamp Wash/wipe, Electric Mirrors, Electric Windows, Power Hood, CD Player, Alloy wheels, Service history, www.strattoncarcompany.co.uk Tel: 01825 723793





99 Saab 9-3 TD04-18T 6cm2 on JZW Stage 5 Custom Tune





1999 Saab Convertible 9-3, top going down/up
This is my 1999 Saab 9-3 turbo Convertible for sale. Someone had asked about the top going up and down, and so here's a demonstration.





2007 Saab 9-3, 2.0 T. Spark plug change, Complete Job.
[Saab 900 2.0T, 900 2.3NT, 900 2.5i, 9000, 93 2.0T (not sedan), 93 2.3NT, 93 2.3T Viggen, 95] Warning! Spark plug burn-off is automatically done with a shower of sparks each time the engine is switched off. It is carried out in all cylinders simultaneously and lasts for 5 seconds at a rate of 210 sparks per second and IT CAN BE FATAL!!!!! EXTREME CAUTION!!!!! I haven't seen a video that shows the complete spark plug change job for the Saab 9-3, 2.0T. I used the manufacturer recommended NGK's, The video is complete with the test drive. The car developed an engine ignition miss under load at speed and in 90 degree heat. I theorize one of the coils was arcing. I read on a UK blog that coating the part of the coil that goes into the spark plug tube with dielectric grease will solve this problem. Coils also are more prone to arcing if the spark plug gap becomes excessive, especially if the engine is under a load. Additionally, i read that the recommended NGK plugs should be used. Saab's Trionic system actually (per what I read), is calibrated for the NGK plugs. spending 50 dollars every 45,000 miles shouldn't be that burdensome. Don't be fooled by schmucks that say this job can be done in 5-10 minutes. It takes 5 minutes to get the tools together for the job and 5 minutes to clean the tools and put them back after the job is competed. Lets say another 5 minutes to wash up! That's 15 minutes right there with no actual mechanical work performed! The concept of this video is to take your time, don't rush, and do the job right. It's not a hard job. Use two hands, one to steady the wrench and one to turn the wrench. Legal Disclaimer. I am not responsible if someone screws up this fairly simple job. Also I am not responsible if someone injures themselves. This video is for entertainment purposes only. Work on your car at your own risk! PS. The Autolite plugs I removed are el cheapos that cost about $1.25 each. Nichol Alloy center and ground conductors. Not recommended for this engine, why someone put them in is beyond me. As with all my videos. I just want to say a disclaimer that I am no Saab expert, but I do know how to change the plugs. However, cars can be dangerous and working on cars can be dangerous. I am not responsible if you mess up your car or hurt or maim yourself. In fact. I might be a good idea to get a generic car maintenance book and review all safety procedures. You know, don't stick your hands near the fan in case it starts operating, or open a hot radiator fill cap, etc




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