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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 3:27 pm 
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Hi there I am having trouble with my Saab. The car is a 2005 Saab 9-3 Tid 1.9 6 speed with 90k on the clock. I have had the car around six months and shortly after buying the gear stick became stiff to move from side to side. I carried on as I got used to it but of late it really is difficult to engage gears. I have just returned from holiday with the car stood for two weeks and now I can only engage 3rd and 4th. I can move the gear knob across right and left even lifting the catch to go across to reverse all be it very stiff but cant engage the other gears. I have been in touch with Saab UK and Green house but they need to see it to give a verdict. As I live in Mid Wales I wanted to get as much info to take with me to the local garage.

Any ideas ? Could it be a linkage ? Cables ? Hope it's not the box!!!

Ben


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:33 pm 
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Any ideas?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:58 pm 
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It will be the gear turrett changer on top the box, starting to seize. It will require freeing off and lubricating. Bit of a job, have you got waranty?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 8:20 pm 
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Either that or if its cable change (cables link the lever to the selector hsg) then they could also be problematic as well...

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