Here's Our Favorite Rides At The 2018 UConn Car Show

Blog Feature

For over a decade, the University of Connecticut Car Club (UC3, for short) has been bringing New England together under one theme: our love of cars. ...

This Is What Makes Bilstein Shock Absorbers So Great

Blog Feature

The technology is simpler than you might think....

How to Repair Stripped Threads on Your Car's Fasteners

Blog Feature

I recently found 2 of the 3 engine cover bolts to have stripped out threads on a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc. The bolts no longer would bite and just kept spinning indefinitely. The bolts were fine but the ...

Repairing a Window Regulator on a Saab 9-3

Blog Feature

A few months after getting a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc I found that the rear passenger side power window would not always roll back up. Instead it would try to roll up but soon stop and make a crumpling ...

How to Replace Rear Shocks on a Saab 9-3

Blog Feature

When you replace shocks + struts on a car like this Saab 9-3 you really should be replacing them as a set around the same time to ensure consistent suspension performance. A few months earlier I ...

Replacing the Front Lower Control Arms on a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc

Blog Feature

Replacing the front lower control arms on a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc is a fairly-easy DIY that takes about 1-2 hours to complete....

How to Test And Replace a Key Fob Battery

Blog Feature

Many key fob remotes use a 3v lithium cell battery (CR2032). Checking its voltage will tell you whether it needs to be replaced or not....

How to Replace a Water Pump on a Saab 9-3

Blog Feature

Are you getting a constant slow drip of coolant near the passenger firewall on a Saab 9-3? Is your water pump ~100k miles old? If the answer is yes to both then there’s a good chance your water pump ...

How to Replace Spark Plugs on a Saab 9-3

Spark plugs should be replaced every 60k miles on a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc. It takes about 30min and your car will get better fuel economy versus that from worn out plugs. For this DIY write-up I’ll be ...

How to Fix A Saab 9-3 Rattling Door/Door Panel Removal

Blog Feature

Do you get an annoying door rattle when you drive over bumps on the road? It could be a loose, misaligned or broken door panel clip. While driving my 2004 Saab 9-3 over bumps I was hearing a bad ...

How to Replace Low Beam Headlight Bulbs on a Saab 9-3 (03-12)

Blog Feature

Have one of your low-beam headlamp bulbs gone out? Your Saab 9-3 likely has daytime running lights that use low-beam bulbs which means this may be a frequent maintenance item to replace. After ...

How to Replace Front Struts on a Saab 9-3

Blog Feature

If hitting a bump is loud inside the vehicle, you may be dealing with struts that have failed or are failing. You’ll need to confirm though as it could be a number of things in the suspension. In my ...

New Call-to-action