You don't specify a year, but I will presume you mean the Classic 900 (1979-93). The '79-'80 models had the B engine with the water pump in the engine block. The H engine (8-valve) and B202 (16-valve) have the water pump mounted at the front of the engine, near the firewall (Saab engines are installed reverse of most cars). Most manuals specify removing the air conditioning compressor to access the water pump, but it can be replaced without that step.
1) Loosen the drive belts by loosening the alternator. 2) Remove the pulley on the water pump. 4 10mm bolts. 3) Remove the water pump. 4) Install new gasket and new water pump. Use only a water pump with a cast impeller, not one with a pressed steel impeller. The latter does not provide proper flow for cooling. 5) Install the pulley, install the belts, tighten the alternator.
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See Saabsite.com. They have all the steps and often photos. VVVVVVVVVrrrrrrrrroooooooooooooommmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!
drop the gas tank
Under the A/C compressor and alternator, next to the firewall.
Yes. Saab makes a 900 convertible. It is called the Saab 900 se convertible.
you take the banana out of the exaust pipe and put it in your ear
To tell if the windshield washer sprayer is bad on a 1995 Saab 900 all you need to do is use it. If it streaks, drain and replace with new fluid.
If it has one it will be located directly above the center of the fuel tank. It may very well not have one, which in that case you will have to remove the fuel tank to replace the pump.
check this site out http://www.saabnet.com/tsn/faq/antenna.html
The Saab 900 gets great mileage if you take great care of the car, regular oil changes, etc. In looking at forums about the saab 900 there were many people who have over 150,000 miles on their saab 900's. There was also a listing for 307,000 miles.
release on SAAB 900 S convertible
i have bee trying to find out the exact same thing and so far from what i have read, the whole front end has to come off to replace the radiator in a 98 saab 900. did you find any other way to do it?
Not an easy project. Get a manual on your car from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM and it will tell you how.
There is no timing belt, it's a chain and an engine out job to replace.
Around $900 at your Honda Dealer. That includes replacing the water pump and the coolant.
The Saab 9-3 and 9-5, and the new-generation 900, were based on the Opel Vectra. The Saab 9000's chassis was designed to be made by Saab, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Fiat. The original Saab 900 was based on the Saab 99, which wasn't based on anything else.
yes, same engine.
At a Honda dealership around $900 with replacement of the water pump also.
Two methods are available: remove the fuel tank or cut a hole in the floor under the rear seat. Either method gives you access. To get to the fuel pump you need a tool to loosen the metal ring--SAAB has a special tool or you can use water pump type pliers. The fuel line clips have to be removed. Pay attention to the alignment marks on the pump and tank before removal or mark with a Sharpie. The whole pump unit costs about $500 or a pump only can be installed for much less -- $75 or so.
Buying a used Saab 900 in Ohio depends on your location and if there are any available in your local. Check with your local Saab dealership. The dealership will be able to locate the vehicle you are looking for and provide you with the information.
The obvious place to start is the fuel filter. Is it clogged? I presume this car has a 2.0-liter, 16-valve engine. A Saab 900 16-valve shop manual will provide a list of possible causes and their solutions.
Yes, Saab did make a 900 SE turbo. Is there a question? ~ Odd looking cars really.
I need the heating and cooling wiring schematics for a 1996 SAAB 9000.
Any individual interested in purchasing a Saab 900 would be best suited to check classified ads that specialize in antique or classic cars. The Saab 900 is no longer made. Other places which may carry the autmobile include eBay motors.
GM acquired 50% ownership of Saab in 1989 but it was not until the launch of the Saab 900 in 1994 that GM had an influence on Saab. In 2000 GM acquired full control of Saab and in 2003 the Saab 9-3 was built which was built.
1988 thru 1993 Saab 900 is the same as the Saab 9000 as they use the same brakes. 4-bolt, 108mm circle. They use lug bolts instead of lug nuts to secure the wheel to the hub.
300mm approx check which or autocar for exact