A blog about my life with my two SAABs, a '87 900 i Benelux model, and a '96 900 SE Turbo USDM model.
Today I took the car back to the inspection site, where the inspector verified that my back up lights and license plate lights were fixed, then stamped and signed the inspection paperwork. I then waited 45 minutes at our local Army base vehicle registration office, and soon I walked out with German plates.
The French plates were riveted to the car (is there a lot of license plate theft in France?), and I didn't have a drill handy, so I literally taped my new German plates over the French
Originally Posted by rpiereck
My NG900 must be jealous of the C900...
This morning my '96's CEL came on on the way home. I pulled over on the side of the road and the idle was a high, aorund 1500 rpm, but soon dropped to right at 1000. The engine didn't feel any different and I was less than a mile from hme so I drove it there. I connected my OBD bluetooth adapter and read the codes using my Android app, I got:
P0115 - Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit
P0325 - Knock Sensor 1
Well, I just returned from the vehicle inspection, and surprisingly the front tires passed inspection. The right front is right at the wear bars and the left is a sliver higher than the wear bars. The inspector recommended that I replace them soon, but he did not fail the car for the tires, which is what I was expecting.
He did however fail the car for a burned left side license plate light, and the reverse lights not working (which I hadn't noticed yet). I had noticed the left side
15 April 2012
That EXTRA button turns the radiator fan on manually, and that red light to the left will light up when activated
Headlights are straight and adjusted now, it was pretty easy, did it in a dark supermarket parking lot, against a wall, had a flashlight to help me find the knobs. Pretty easy job!
Well, yesterday I also noticed that when I cruise at slow speeds, like 20 or 30 km/h the engine
14 April 2012
Here is some of the documentation that came with the car:
Plastic SAAB folder
Lots of stuff inside