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    Hey, so I have never done this fix, so I am...

    Hey, so I have never done this fix, so I am unsure if the following links will be of any assistance. One of the links also has a handy pdf to download for installation.


    This one has the pdf...
  2. One could also rebuild their own alternator for...

    One could also rebuild their own alternator for MY2002-2007 for $65.00: Maniac Electric Motors.
  3. Thread: 2002 9-5 Aero

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    I posted a desperation post in the main 9-5...

    I posted a desperation post in the main 9-5 thread section. I cut a portion of that thread out and continued it here.

    The car is incredible to drive again. The car still has its issues. But,...
  4. I wanted to give you all an update. After the...

    I wanted to give you all an update. After the rotor was rubbing against the rotor cover, I had to face the universe and just get the job finished. So, even though the cv axle job took me, overall,...
  5. Yea, I mean, the car has been in the garage since...

    Yea, I mean, the car has been in the garage since the drive around the block. I knew I would be doing this job again to remove the bent plate. I just wanted someone to tell me, "No worries, drive...
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    I had a MPG issue on my 2002 9-5 Aero. I went...

    I had a MPG issue on my 2002 9-5 Aero. I went through the same things swisssaabist mentioned. However, my issue was that the throttle body gasket was half gone. Whomever put it on last put it on...
  7. Dragging/scratching/"skretching" sound after CV axle replacement

    Good evening all,

    I just replaced the wheel hub, cv axle, and axle seal on the driver side of my 2002 9-5 Aero. It started with a faulty wheel hub, as soon as I neared the completion of the task,...
  8. Thread: 2002 9-5 Aero

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    So I have yet to install the starter or the oil...

    So I have yet to install the starter or the oil pressure sensor. I just really hate working on the car and try to delay any work on it for as long as possible.

    I did, however, finally replace the...
  9. Thread: 2002 9-5 Aero

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    Good Morning All. This past weekend I did some...

    Good Morning All. This past weekend I did some more work on the car. I finally got around to purchasing some new cylinder head bolts. This whole process took about a week.

    So I remove the...
  10. Thank you Digger and nordwulf. I went ahead and...

    Thank you Digger and nordwulf. I went ahead and ordered the Mehle's from RockAuto.com. They are reasonably priced and should get here by the weekend. Hopefully the re-tightening trick works. If...
  11. Cylinder head bolts - brand recommendations?

    I seem to need to tighten my cylinder head bolts, prior to taking the next step and getting new head gasket.

    Eeuroparts.com has two brands, Febi and Saab. The Febi Bilstein brand is a little over...
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    I have a constant brake light failure warning in...

    I have a constant brake light failure warning in my 2002 9-5 aero.

    All my lights work. I believe the problem has to do with the specific amperage of the lights.

    While there are lights that...
  13. Thread: 2002 9-5 Aero

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    So I was washing my car at one of these,...

    So I was washing my car at one of these, wash-your-own type of places, and I looked at my front wheels dead-on, and I saw steel tread on the outside of both front tires.

    Additionally, the tires...
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    Nice call Nordwulf. I looked at that engine and...

    Nice call Nordwulf. I looked at that engine and was like...umm, what? Never knew about a diesel 9-5.

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    I'm on mobile: I agree with the person who...

    I'm on mobile: I agree with the person who mentioned the vacuum system.

    I have a 2002 9-5 Aero. My issue was the vacuum system and, after thinking I needed another throttle body, I pulled the old...
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    Nope, no leaking issues. Sent from my Nexus 6P...

    Nope, no leaking issues.

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    I had a MPG issue as well. Mine turned out to be...

    I had a MPG issue as well. Mine turned out to be that half the gasket in my throttle body had gone missing.

    Another non-expert guess.

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    I'm no expert here but maybe it's the fuel pump?...

    I'm no expert here but maybe it's the fuel pump?

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    I'll throw in an uninformed answer here: maybe...

    I'll throw in an uninformed answer here: maybe it's your DIC? They do need to be replaced and it won't always spit out a code.

    If you do end up replacing the DIC make sure to get a Saab branded...
  20. Thread: 2002 9-5 Aero

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    So I've been driving my car for a little bit and...

    So I've been driving my car for a little bit and while driving a low hum started to occur. The hum then grew much louder and actually sounded like I had a big exhaust system.

    The noise only...
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    I have no idea what these would be used for but...

    I have no idea what these would be used for but here is an explanation that might help: https://www.eeuroparts.com/blog/831/getting-specific-using-vin-plates-decode-possible-options/

    (On mobile...
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    Where have you looked so far? What are you...

    Where have you looked so far? What are you looking for?

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    Thanks Mike. Might be worth grabbing a couple...

    Thanks Mike. Might be worth grabbing a couple before they disappear.

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    No, not yet. I already spent enough on the car...

    No, not yet. I already spent enough on the car this year, going to wait until the end of the year to tackle the ac.

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    Yea, the prices on repairs for these cars can...

    Yea, the prices on repairs for these cars can definitely cause a heart attack.

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