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    TWICE = Theft Warning Integrated Central...

    TWICE = Theft Warning Integrated Central Electronics. You can replace the box but you will need a "Tech 2" device to marry it to the vehicle.
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    For what it is worth, the number after the plug...

    For what it is worth, the number after the plug type is the pre-set electrode gap in 1/10 mm. So NGK BCPR 6ES-11 is a BCPR6ES with a pre-set gap of 1.1mm.
    If the plug you want isn't available with...
  3. Check the vacuum line to the fuel pressure...

    Check the vacuum line to the fuel pressure regulator for leaks.
  4. You might try cleaning the inside of the throttle...

    You might try cleaning the inside of the throttle valve, they can get coked up an that blocks all airflow.
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    As the transmitter is part of the fuel pump, if...

    As the transmitter is part of the fuel pump, if both are the same p/n you will be fine.
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    The simple answer is to check the part numbers of...

    The simple answer is to check the part numbers of the fuel pumps using EPC. If they are the same, no problem, if they are interchangeable also no problem.
  7. Thread: Vacuum issues?

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    The bypass valve is required to allow air to...

    The bypass valve is required to allow air to bypass the compressor, at idle the bypass is open. It is possible that the turbo is producing more air than required and thus the mixture is too lean...
  8. Thread: Vacuum issues?

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    The middle image is the Boost Control Valve (APC...

    The middle image is the Boost Control Valve (APC Valve) it allows more boost if there is no pre-ignition and is controlled by the DI Cassette. Leaks from these pipes are undesirable but should simply...
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    If you Google Shell Rotella T6 it come up as a...

    If you Google Shell Rotella T6 it come up as a Diesel oil https://rotella.shell.com/en_us/products/full-synthetic-and-blend-oil/shell-rotella-t6-15w-40-full-synthetic-motor-oil.html .

    Thus, to...
  10. Check the under tray (the fairing under the...

    Check the under tray (the fairing under the engine) if it is not secure you may well get vibration. You have reduced the ground clearance so airflow under the car has changed and this part is there...
  11. Thread: Vacuum issues?

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    If the bypass valve isn't stuck open or closed,...

    If the bypass valve isn't stuck open or closed, is it actually sealing or can you get airflow through the valve. It may even appear to work but it can still leak.

    Some photographs of the offending...
  12. Thread: Fault reporting

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    As an addendum to this some additional...

    As an addendum to this some additional information that always helps is:

    1. Model Year of the car in question
    2. Model designation e.g. Arc, Linear, Aero etc.
    3. Market; what country was the car...
  13. Thread: Heating cooling

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    In the Tech Talk section you will find a thread...

    In the Tech Talk section you will find a thread called "Fault Reporting" it gives you some tools for reporting problems in a way that will get you a good answer quickly.

    It would also help greatly...
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    The term HVAC is tautology, air conditioning...

    The term HVAC is tautology, air conditioning includes heating and ventilation. I have never tried turning the fan down, min stays in Auto.

    The driver’s side reversing light doesn’t come on when in...
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    Glad you got it fixed, bypass valve problems are...

    Glad you got it fixed, bypass valve problems are much less common on the 9-5 than they were on the 9000 to the extent that I am not sure I would recognise a failed one now.
  16. The cause of your sagging rear end Marty is...

    The cause of your sagging rear end Marty is probably worn out springs, spacers are really only any help if you want higher than standard ride height. If all you need is to restore the ride height,...
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    The valve in picture 2, the middle one, is the...

    The valve in picture 2, the middle one, is the APC valve and nothing to do with the Evap system. If the hoses are damaged you are likely to be restricted to base boost.
  18. Sump drop?

    Sump drop?
  19. No experience of that head unit but I can tell...

    No experience of that head unit but I can tell you that even Saab navigation systems have a legal notice screen that pops up occasionally. The Kenwood I had it displayed every time which is annoying,...
  20. Unfortunately removing the DPF is an MOT fail in...

    Unfortunately removing the DPF is an MOT fail in the UK irrespective or any other consideration.
  21. As I am sure you know Saab ceased trading back in...

    As I am sure you know Saab ceased trading back in 2012 so talking to Saab isn't going to happen. I have a NG 9-5 but it isn't a Diesel and doesn't have a DPF I am therefore unable to offer any...
  22. If you have the money you would be better advised...

    If you have the money you would be better advised to buy an original one.
  23. GM coolant is pink. I would choose the GM oil...

    GM coolant is pink.

    I would choose the GM oil on the basis that GM owned Saab at the time your car was made.
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    I haven't a clue but EPC has it all, please...

    I haven't a clue but EPC has it all, please download EPC and WIS from here http://saabworld.net/showthread.php?t=33310 and you should have all you need.
  25. Bin the Haynes and go here...

    Bin the Haynes and go here http://saabworld.net/showthread.php?t=33310 to download the WIS which is what the dealer network use.
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