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  1. Thread: Help!

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    Neighbor Jim would have to see the car before he...

    Neighbor Jim would have to see the car before he would could say what's wrong, But:
    The ABS wires usually break at the flex point where they are cable tied near the rear wheels. Your mechanic...
  2. Bit confused by your posting, the link is for a...

    Bit confused by your posting, the link is for a used parts locator and the 9-5 only came as sedan or wagon.
  3. This thing is part of the system and it needs to...

    This thing is part of the system and it needs to be married to the car and that means Tech 2 programing. A new unit needs to be programed and the odds of getting a used unit that is in perfect...
  4. This is my go to for used parts...

    This is my go to for used parts http://car-part.com/ plug in what you are looking for and shop by price or convenient location.
  5. Thread: Help!

    by Digger
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    I know nothing about the Saab diesel, but I have...

    I know nothing about the Saab diesel, but I have a 30 year factory trained Saab mechanic working at the official GM service location that replaced my airbag neighbor two doors up who knows...
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    A new shaft seal from RockAuto is about $7, a...

    A new shaft seal from RockAuto is about $7, a good reman pump is less than $100 and Rock isn't always the best price for some of this stuff. The pump is on the top side of the engine and bolts on to...
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    More than one pump seal can leak and it looks...

    More than one pump seal can leak and it looks like you have the most common leak for this type of pump. The measuring tube of your cap looks black and should be clean and translucent enough to see...
  8. Bummer on the bent valves, but not unexpected....

    Bummer on the bent valves, but not unexpected. Hopefully no piston damage, but damage or not, if the car warrants the work and as easy as it is to drop the pan, might as well clean the sump, replace...
  9. The 2006 9-3 and 2006 9-3 SportCombi have the...

    The 2006 9-3 and 2006 9-3 SportCombi have the same setup internally.

    Silly as it may sound, the headlights are individually controlled by the computer that is part of the engine compartment fuse...
  10. Thread: Help!

    by Digger
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    Would be nice to know year and mileage before...

    Would be nice to know year and mileage before hazarding any guess on interrelated electrical system failure. Have never seen a Saab diesel, but from small tractors and big lawn mowers, I know enough...
  11. Slap a piece of masking, or any other tape over...

    Slap a piece of masking, or any other tape over the belt and any easy to reach thing that doesn't move and if the tape pulls free you're turning the crank.
  12. Describing a sound isn't easy and spinning...

    Describing a sound isn't easy and spinning wheezing noise could be the sound of a funky starter motor, from the posting on page 1, I would go with your uncle on the sound of bent valves. If you want...
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    Assuming an honest shop and competent mechanic...

    Assuming an honest shop and competent mechanic your fluttering throttle body is most likely caused by a failing throttle peddle sending unit. These things sometimes fail in a way that causes the...
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    This ain't right and you are going to need a...

    This ain't right and you are going to need a second person to turn the key to ON without starting the car many times while you wiggle every wire from the ecu to hopefully get the T-body to open and...
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    Interesting clicking sound and yes you could have...

    Interesting clicking sound and yes you could have gotten a bad throttle body, you could also have a bad throttle peddle or a flaky Trionic 8. The H42 connector is the first place you look, but not...
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    Google any locksmith in your area and they can...

    Google any locksmith in your area and they can fix or replace, you might need to wait some time for a new replacement. Getting a used lock and having it re keyed is a less expensive alternative and...
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    Two most common problems with the pump are the...

    Two most common problems with the pump are the cam shaft seal that leaks oil into the PS fluid and overfills the reservoir and the old reservoir not sealing to the new pump. If you flushed and filled...
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    That green euro fluid isn't cheep and if it's not...

    That green euro fluid isn't cheep and if it's not filling the system and not going to a puddle on the ground the only other place it could be going is into the oil pan. Does take a liter to fill the...
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    Didn't get your PM and can't send you one, check...

    Didn't get your PM and can't send you one, check your profile settings.
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    So the yard I got my 12757370 amp 1 from sent me...

    So the yard I got my 12757370 amp 1 from sent me a 12757371 amp 2 by mistake and didn't want it back, don't know if it works but assume it does as the Amp 1 they sent is working just fine. Yours for...
  21. Not just Saab, can't think of a new car that...

    Not just Saab, can't think of a new car that doesn't and most 15 year old cars do. Spooky TCM side note is that sometimes the thousand little voltage surges of connecting the battery cable in a newer...
  22. Saw this in a late 90's Mitsubishi about 15 years...

    Saw this in a late 90's Mitsubishi about 15 years ago and after the second tranny we found the bad tranny control module.
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    Not to weird, most soft codes don't show until...

    Not to weird, most soft codes don't show until after you've completed the drive cycle, this is one of them.
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    Yellow is a heads up informational, red is a...

    Yellow is a heads up informational, red is a problem. A red check engine icon means it's time to have your codes read ASAP. Red light could be a bad sensor reading which is an irritation, or it could...
  25. Almost a dozen different things can make your car...

    Almost a dozen different things can make your car start and run like it's got a stuck mechanical choke and your codes all point to AC and main cooling fan voltage problems. If your cooling fans turn...
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