At 110,000 miles that transaxle should be expected to run about another 40,000 if it's been well cared for. They usually go about 150,000, sometimes more, less if they've been mistreated. That's not the easiest automatic transmission to disassemble and reassemble successfully. It's a fairly simple 3 speed transmission on paper but it has many subtle details which can cause failure if mis-handled. The only book I can recommend is the genuine Saab section 4 automatic transmission manual and it's great.
Unless you are just very adventurous and willing to risk possibly wasting a fair amount of time and money you should look at getting a rebuilt unit. If carefully installed a fresh unit should last you many years. Lots of folks choose to retrofit their car with a manual 5 speed tranaxle instead. There are a lot of posts about this topic on this board so do a search and you'll get a better feel for how to proceed. Cheers
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