Saab 9-5

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation



Saab 9-5
- Saab 9-5 cars
   Saab 9-5 cars - the summary
   Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, tool and workplace equipment
   Поддомкрачивание / posting and emergency transportation of the car
   Engine start from the auxiliary power supply
   Automobile himikaliya, oils and greasings
   Diagnostics of malfunctions
+ Governing bodies and operation receptions
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment





Identification numbers of the car

Process of continuous improvement of let-out production is a distinctive feature of any line production. Thus, except for cases of large constructive changes of models descending from the conveyor, results of process of updating in the operation manual on the car are not shined. However the manufacturer makes out number lists of let-out spare parts in view of what special value upon purchase of the last is gained by information coded in identification numbers of the car. Doing the order for a demanded detail, try to provide to the seller fuller information on the car. Surely report the model name, year of release, and also number of a body and the power unit.

The arrangement of identification numbers is specified illustrations. In these numbers information on date and place of production of the car, its complete set, type of a body is ciphered, etc.

Arrangement of identification numbers

1 — the Plate for marks about updatings (the company plate)
2 — chassis (VIN) Number before a windscreen
3 — transmission Number

4 — engine Number
5 — Schild with color codes (bodies and salon furnish) and pressure of a rating of tires
6 — the Plate with chassis (VIN) number
7 — chassis (VIN) Number (it is beaten out on a body)

VIN interpretation

Number of the chassis consists of twelve positions which appointment is described below.

Chassis (VIN) number

1 — Geographical area                

  • Y–Northern Europe

2 — the Country              

  • S–Sweden

3 — the Producer of the car            

  • 3–Saab Automobile AB

4 — the Production line

  • E–9-5

5 — a model Series:

  • A-Saab 9-5 Linear with a safety cushion of the driver
  • B-Saab 9-5 Linear with safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger
  • C-Saab 9-5 Arc with a safety cushion of the driver
  • D-Saab 9-5 Arc with safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger
  • E-Saab 9-5 Vector with a safety cushion of the driver
  • F-Saab 9-5 Vector with safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger
  • G-Saab 9-5 Aero with a safety cushion of the driver
  • H-Saab 9-5 Aero with safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger

6 — body Execution:

  • 4–4-двepный
  • 5–5-двepный

7 — the Transmission

  • 5–Manual 5-cтyпeнчaтaя
  • 8–Automatic 4-cтyпeнчaтaя

8 — engine Type

  • C–2.0 turbo, B205E
  • E–2.3 turbo, B235E
  • G–2.3 turbo, B235R
  • K–2.0 turbo, B204L
  • Z–3.0 turbo, B308E

9 — the Estimated figure        

  • 0-9 or the X-th

10 — Year of release

  • W–1998
  • X-1999
  • Y–2000
  • 1–2001
  • 2–2002

11 — Production:

  • 3–Trollkhettan
  • 9–Trollkhettan, trial series

12 — Production number  

  • 000001-999999

Interpretation of number of the engine

Number of the engine consists of 16 symbols.

Number of 4-cylinder engines consists of two lines. Interpretation of number of the engine is described below.

1 — engine Type

  • B–Petrol
  • D–Diesel

2-3 — Volume of cylinders

  • 20-1.985
  • 23-2.290
  • 30-2.962

4 — the Head of cylinders

  • 5–4-cylinder in a row, 2 balancing and 2 camshafts in a head of cylinders, 4 valves on each cylinder;
  • 8–6 cylinders in V-shapedly located two heads of cylinders; 2 camshafts in each head of cylinders, 4 valves on the cylinder;

5 — the Version

  • I–Fuel injection
  • E–The Turbirovanny engine with an interkuler and low compression, a stage 2
  • F–The Turbirovanny engine with an interkuler and low compression, a stage 1
  • L–The Turbirovanny engine with an interkuler, a stage 1
  • R–The Turbirovanny engine with an interkuler, a stage 2

6 — Interface to models

  • C–Saab 9000
  • D–Saab 9-3
  • E–Saab 9-5

7 — Transmission

  • A–АТ
  • M–РКПП

8-9 — Option

  • 00-Main engine
  • 18-Adapted for AT
  • 19-With a maslookhladitel
  • 20-With OBD II

10 — Year of release (see poses. 10 in VIN interpretation)

11-16 — Serial number in a year of release