3.2. Schedule of maintenance of the Saab 9000 car

The intervals of maintenance given in this manual mean that all works are conducted by the owner of the car independently. These are the minimum intervals on service of the car recommended by manufacturers when using the car daily. If you want that your car constantly was in a ready state, then at desire you can make some procedures more often. Rather frequent works of maintenance it is offered for the purpose of maintenance of high overall performance of your car and its high resale price.

In case of use of your car for the movement on dirt, towage of a trailer, in traffic conditions at small speeds (work idling in the conditions of traffic jams) or on short trips, it is recommended to make procedures of maintenance more often.

In case of acquisition of the new car its service is made in dealer office of manufacturer for saving guarantee certificates of the plant.

Type of a motive compartment from above at the lifted cowl (Saab 9000 CSE of release of 1994)

1 — the Top support of a rack of a forward suspension bracket
2 — the Top support of the engine
3 — the Sensor of absolute pressure in the pipeline (MAP)
4 — the Inlet pipeline (two-section)
5 — the Cover of a mouth of the gulf of motive oil and the oil probe (are combined)
6 — the throttle Lever
7 — the throttle Case
8 — the Box of the relay and safety locks of system of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS)
9 — the Tank of brake fluid
10 — the Electronic actuation device of the ABS (ECU) system
11 — the Battery

12 — the Box of auxiliary relays and safety locks
13 — the Left forward sensor of collisions
14 — the Cover and a casing of the air filter
15 — the Top hose
16 — the Radiator
17 — the Electric fan of the cooling system
18 — the Final collector
19 — the Compressor of the air conditioner
20 — the screen wiper liquid Tank
21 — the Expanded tank of the cooling system
22 — the Tank of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel


Bottom view of a forward part of the car (Saab 9000 CSE of release of 1994)



1 — the Oil filter
2 — the Reception sponge
3 — the Manual transmission
4 — Assembly of a branch pipe of an intake of air
5 — the Support of a forward brake
6 — Nizhny Novgorod the lever of a forward suspension bracket
7 — Steering draft
8 — the Catalytic converter
9 — the Intermediate power shaft
10 — an engine Support
11 — Lines of giving and return of fuel
12 — Brake hydraulic tubes
13 — the Stopper for oil draining

Bottom view of a back part of the car (Saab 9000 CSE of release of 1994)

1 — the Jet shanga of a back suspension bracket
2 — the Back muffler
3 — the Back stabilizer of cross stability
4 — the Pipe of a back axis
5 — the Cross bar
6 — the Support of a back brake

7 — the Back shock-absorber
8 — the Back screw spring
9 — Nizhny Novgorod the lever of a back suspension bracket
10 — the Fuel filter
11 — the Rope of the emergency brake
12 — the Fuel tank
13 — the Intermediate muffler

Each 400 km or weekly

   -  Check the level of motive oil (The section of Check of levels of liquid).
   -  Check the cooler level (The section of Check of levels of liquid).
   -  Check the level of brake fluid (The section of Check of levels of liquid).
   -  Check the windscreen washer liquid level (The section of Check of levels of liquid).
   -  You make visual check of depth of a protector of tires, their wear or injury (Section Survey of Tires).
   -  Check and if necessary regulate pressure in tires (Section Survey of Tires).
   -  Check and where it is required, if necessary, supplement electrolyte level in the battery (The section Check of Level of Electrolyte in the battery).
   -  You make check of functioning of a horn, all fires, screen wipers and windscreen washers (Sections Check of Electric Equipment and Check of Brushes of Screen Wipers).

After the first 10 000 km or in 12 months * - depending on what will come earlier

The listed below procedures have to be made with an interval 20 000 km (i.e. through 30 000, 50 000, 70 000, 90 000, 110 000 km, etc.) if other is not specified especially.

In addition to the checks listed in the previous section it is necessary to make the following:

   -  Make replacement of motive oil and the filter (Section Replacement of Motive Oil and Oil Filter).
   -  Check and, if necessary, restore the level of a cooler and concentration of antifreeze (Section Check of Concentration of Antifreeze).
   -  Make check of a suspension bracket and steering (Section Check of a Suspension Bracket and Steering System). (only through the first 10 000 km)
   -  Check and, if necessary, make adjustment of forward wheels (Section Check of Angles of Installation of Forward Wheels). (further checks are made through 50 000, 90 000, 130 000 km)
   -  Check and if necessary make adjustment of level of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel (Section Check of Level of Liquid of System of Hydrostrengthening of a Wheel).
   -  Make check of the traction control system (TCS) (Section Check of the Traction Control System). (only after the first 10 000 km of a run)
   -  Check seat belts for correctness of functioning and injury (Section Check of Seat Belts).
   -  Make visual control of system of a safety cushion (Section Check of System of a Safety Cushion).
   -  Grease all loops and locks (Section Greasing of Loops and Locks).
   -  Smooth out plugs of the battery (Section Check of Plugs of the Battery).
   -  Check adjustment of the main and fog lights (Section Adjustment of the Main and Fog Lights).
   -  You make check in way (The section Check in way).

Through 30 000 km of a run or in 24 months * — depending on what will come earlier

The listed below procedures have to be made with an interval 20 000 km (i.e. through 50 000, 70 000, 90 000, 110 000 km, etc.) if other is not specified especially.

In addition to the listed above procedures make the following:

   -  Make check of system of ventilation of a case (Section Check of System of Ventilation of a Case).
   -  Make check of all hoses (Section Check of Hoses and Leak of Liquids).
   -  Check and if necessary adjust a tension of an auxiliary driving belt (The section Check and replacement of an auxiliary driving belt).
   -  Make check of the refrigerator of the air conditioner (Section Check of Coolant of the Air Conditioning System).
   -  Make check of the exhaust system (Section Check of the Exhaust System).
   -  Replace spark plugs (only for models in which ethylated gasoline is used) (Section Replacement of Spark Plugs).
   -  Check and if necessary adjust the level of liquid of the manual transmission (Section Check of Level of Liquid of Automatic Transmission).
   -  Make check of rubber cuffs of power shafts (Section Survey of Rubber Cuffs of Power Shafts).
   -  Make check of lobbies and back brake shoes and disks (The section Check of Disks and Blocks of Lobbies and back brakes).
   -  Make check of all brake lines and flexible hoses (Section Check of Brake Tubes and Flexible Brake Hoses).
   -  Make check of a suspension bracket and shock-absorbers (The section Steering Check, suspension brackets and shock-absorbers).
   -  You make replacement of the ventilating air filter (Section Replacement of the Ventilating Filter) (further procedures only through 70 000, 110 000, 150 000 km).

Through each 50 000 km or 36 months * - depending on what will come earlier

The procedures listed in this section have to be made with an interval 60 000 km (i.e. through 110 000, 170 000 km, etc.) if another is not specified especially.

In addition to all listed above procedures you make the following:

   -  Replace an element of the air filter (Section Replacement of an Element of the Air Cleaner).
   -  You make change of issue liquid and the filter (Section Change of Transmission Liquid and Filter of Automatic Transmission) (each 40 000 km, i.e. 90 000 km, 130 000 km, etc.).

Each 90 000 km or 3 years - depending on what will come earlier

You make replacement of cooler / antifreeze (Section Replacement of a Cooler).

Each 170 000 km

In addition to the procedures listed in the previous sections you make the following:

   -  Replace the fuel filter (Section Replacement of the Fuel Filter).

Each 2 years (irrespective of a run)

You make replacement of brake fluid (Section Replacement of Brake Fluid).