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  1. If you have a Tech2 I would start by reading all...

    If you have a Tech2 I would start by reading all the codes and documenting in which systems they were stored followed by the code number and including the two digit descriptor. Were you able to...
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    put a piece of vacuum hose on it and suck with...

    put a piece of vacuum hose on it and suck with your mouth to see if it holds vacuum.

    Mark
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    will they hold vacuum?

    will they hold vacuum?
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    Check the diaphragm of the new valve. I've had...

    Check the diaphragm of the new valve. I've had suppliers send inferior valves and diaphragms break quickly...probably chinese bosch ripoffs.

    Mark
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    Now is the time to check the mixture with the O2...

    Now is the time to check the mixture with the O2 sensor plugged in. At least then you can tell me where the needle swings. If the O2 sensor is working properly you can tell via the meter if it's...
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    positive from meter to brown/white wire and...

    positive from meter to brown/white wire and negative from meter to ground
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    If everything is functioning normally in closed...

    If everything is functioning normally in closed loop you will see an average dwell or duty cycle of 50%. It will swing above and below but set the mixture screw so needle swings as much below as...
  8. Thread: DIC oil leak

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    Inside each of the four coils there is cooling...

    Inside each of the four coils there is cooling oil. With little or no cooling oil your DI cassette will fail. I would carry a spare.

    Mark
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    I would disconnect the O2 sensor to force it to...

    I would disconnect the O2 sensor to force it to stay open loop. Then you can check basic mixture setting. The frequency valve plays a huge part in governing mixture. You should be able to hear it...
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    Hey Tom! Nice to see you here. Thanks for the...

    Hey Tom! Nice to see you here. Thanks for the welcome. How's the car?

    Mark
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    I'm chiming in late.... the basic basic basic...

    I'm chiming in late.... the basic basic basic setting to get it started if you have made gross adjustments is to... take off one fuel line to an injector from the fuel distributor end, energize the...
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    UEC is the Underhood Electrical Center...

    UEC is the Underhood Electrical Center (fuse/relay box under the hood in engine compartment) ...if you removed it, it basically just pulls up and unplugs, and smell it....often times they smell...
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    If ECU and ESP are offline you most likely need a...

    If ECU and ESP are offline you most likely need a new UEC. I've seen this many times before. New UEC's are fairly inexpensive and used ones are cheap and can be installed and married no problem.
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  14. In my shop I stock the rear camber shims for...

    In my shop I stock the rear camber shims for 9-5's. Also, as rlauge mentioned, toe is the predominant factor in tire wear. It is easily adjusted on the 9-5. Shim number 4908174 is for correcting too...
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    yes

    yes
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    heat range difference, that's all the "7" plug...

    heat range difference, that's all the "7" plug is colder than the "6" plug....back asswards I know but that's the way NGK does it.

    Mark
  17. Thread: Misfire issue

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    You didn't specify what engine is in your 9-5....

    You didn't specify what engine is in your 9-5. I'm assuming it's a 2.3L in which case it is paramount you use the CORRECT OE NGK spark plugs. PFR6H-10 is the plug number (or 6290 is the Canadian...
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    I have been a Saab specialist for over 30 years...

    I have been a Saab specialist for over 30 years and own an independent shop here in Edmonton. Last time I checked to buy a legit Tech2 was around 2300.00 dollars CDN. Then you'd still need a Candi...
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    If the original steering wheel had switches for...

    If the original steering wheel had switches for radio control etc, then the new steering wheel, in order to function properly, would have to reprogram the CIM *IF* the new steering wheel didn't have...
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    If I remember correctly...when you version code...

    If I remember correctly...when you version code for deleting DRL you also have to do that in the BCM and/or UEC as well. It could also have codes left behind in the AHL system. I'll check further...
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    Wait a sec.... 17V alternator? The new T8 ECU...

    Wait a sec.... 17V alternator?

    The new T8 ECU will have to be married to the car with a Tech2 and security access.

    The steering wheel would have to be matched with the steering wheel switches....
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    It wasn't long ago in the 60's that the Saab 2...

    It wasn't long ago in the 60's that the Saab 2 stroke fanatics scoffed at the idea of a V4 4 stroke made by Ford. It wasn't long after that the the 99 was introduced with a Leyland designed OHC...
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    So...now if you can take the boot off the...

    So...now if you can take the boot off the throttle body and move the throttle plate without any binding or crunching noises, then you need a new T8 ECU. Maybe your aftermarket tune experts can help...
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    Without reading all codes with a Tech2 everything...

    Without reading all codes with a Tech2 everything is just guessing.

    Mark
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    You don't need to divorce the used TWICE with...

    You don't need to divorce the used TWICE with matching transponder. I have a clone as a backup to my legit Tech2. So far, after two years, it has worked just as my factory tool. You don't need...
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