What I like about the article it starts of with bold announcement to keep it only for the 6 speed automatic in effort to keep misinformation out of the thread. Checks and level adjustment at fluid temperatures 70°- 80° 1. Place the car on a lift as level as possible. Connect a hose with 87 92 822 Oil filler funnel to the dipstick hole. New 9- 3 and 9- 5 Manual Transmission Fluid. Apply the handbrake, engage P and start the engine.
Diesel: Remove the lower engine cover. Chock the wheels if a track lift is being used. Leave the engine running and raise the car. Tightening torque, level plug 8 Nm 7 lbf ft 6. Fit the plug when no more fluid comes out. Place a receptacle under the gearbox and remove the dipstick tube's plug. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund.
The fluid level is correct when the fluid stops flowing from the fluid level hole. Total fluid used for this process, including final fill is 4 ½ liters. It is held in place by a 12mm bold. Checking at a fluid temperature between 30°C - 45°C 1. Do not remove any other plugs from the top of the gearcase.
Move the selector lever from P to D and then from D to P while applying the foot brake. Checking the fluid level and filling in advance with engine switched off. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. Chock the wheels if a track lift is being used. If the fluid level is under or level with the dipstick tube then no fluid will run out apart from that in the dipstick tube and then the fluid must be topped up. Tightening torque, filler plug 30 Nm 22 lbf ft 6.
You will be credited for your original invoice amount, less any discounts received. . The new fluid will improve shift quality. When adding transmission fluid to your 9-3, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Check and fill as described above, then top up with a further 0.
It is from another forum but I have not found the substance on my favorite Saab site Saabworld. Refer to Weight, torque, fluid capacity and grade of fluid. The engine in your 2004 Saab 9-3 should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Raise the car and check the fluid level. Prince Lane Springfield, Missouri 65802 Toll Free 866. It's hard to find and needs to be accessed from from under the engine compartment: Open your hood, look to the right of the yellow oil dipstick exactly 1 foot, deep under the radiator and other hoses is the green trans fluid dipstick.
Disconnect Tech2 and the exhaust extractors. Do not include the fluid in the dipstick tube. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close. We will not provide a replacement or credit for any part not purchased directly from our store. Let the gear rest for longer than 2 seconds in each gear position N and R while depressing the foot brake. If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help. Place the car on a lift.
Switch off the engine and fit the filler plug. If no fluid runs from the dipstick tube's hole, fill transmission fluid until it starts to flow. I will most likely need to flush, but i have never done anything with a Saab before so i was wondering if i could find intructions or Source Submit. Do not include the fluid in the dipstick tube. With front wheels off the ground, start the engine, engage first gear and run for approx. Raise the car and check the fluid level once more. Move the gear selector from position P to D and then from D to P.
Mine was nice and black fluid vs the fresh red color, but since I bought the car with 50k miles I am not sure the last time done. Manual Transmission Fluid Change at Thesaabsite. Allow the selector lever to remain in each gear position N and R for at least 2 seconds. The new fluid will improve shift quality. Lower the car to the floor.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your 9-3, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Only the original purchaser of the part can receive a credit after they have purchased a replacement. Tightening torque, level plug 8 Nm 7 lbf ft Topping up 1. Checking the fluid level while the engine is running. The fluid level must only be checked at the fluid temperatures prescribed below when work on the gearbox has been carried out or when loss of fluid is suspected.