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My SAABs and I

A blog about my life with my two SAABs, a '87 900 i Benelux model, and a '96 900 SE Turbo USDM model.

  1. CEL and engine fault codes today

    by , 17 April 2012 at 09:14 (My SAABs and I)
    Quote Originally Posted by rpiereck View Post
    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

    I have
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  2. Returned from vehicle inspection, surprises

    by , 16 April 2012 at 10:15 (My SAABs and I)
    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 ...
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  3. Headlight adjustment and spark plugs on the C900

    by , 16 April 2012 at 10:14 (My SAABs and I)
    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 ...
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  4. C900 extras

    by , 16 April 2012 at 10:12 (My SAABs and I)
    14 April 2012

    Here is some of the documentation that came with the car:

    Plastic SAAB folder


    Lots of stuff inside


    First owner
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  5. My C900 is home now

    by , 16 April 2012 at 10:11 (My SAABs and I)
    14 April 2012

    Me and the Classic on a French parking lot


    Woke up this morning, had a quick breakfast, showered and called my Haitian buddy, Joseph. He's a car guy through and through, he flips cars for a hobby, buying junk cars, fixing them for nothing, and the selling them for a small profit. He was really excited about me buying the C900, and wants me ...
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