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    Sunroof drain locations

    1999 9-5 wagon

    Down to my last few items on this ride. I have been removing interior body panels for cleaning and carpet shampooing and such. I found the rear sunroof drains. They were not only...
  2. I happened to have a scrap that was roughly 1...

    I happened to have a scrap that was roughly 1 inch by 3/4 inch and about 2 or 3 feet long. But anything will work. The noise vibration will travel along whatever you use. Long screwdriver, scrap of...
  3. I was able to get it out easily enough by jacking...

    I was able to get it out easily enough by jacking up the engine (block of wood between oil pan and Jack) and just keep lifting a little at a time until you have room to slide it out. I had found a...
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    I was going to say that unless things changed...

    I was going to say that unless things changed recently, a mixture of coolant and oil wouldn't just result in a few bubbles. The oil would end up looking milky or tan in color if the head gasket blew.
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    Don't you have to get new tags and registration...

    Don't you have to get new tags and registration when you buy the car anyway? How long ago did you buy the car? If recent, then why are you responsible for the former owners "fake tags"? If you bought...
  6. Forgive my fat fingered typos in there. I just...

    Forgive my fat fingered typos in there. I just read over what I posted last night and find myself laughing at where I said "my wife cousin showed me..." Where it should have said "my wife's cousin".
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    I replace the sub in my wagon. Had to modify the...

    I replace the sub in my wagon. Had to modify the housing slightly to open the hole for the sub. Relatively easy to install. Just have to keep in mind that the system is very specific. Most car audio...
  8. When I bought my wagon, it had a loud noise when...

    When I bought my wagon, it had a loud noise when running. I noticed that the tensioner would shake or wobble when running. I replaced the tensioner, both idler pulleys (yes I have the long belt). And...
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    I do have the WIS and it does show a "schematic"...

    I do have the WIS and it does show a "schematic" but not being an engineer, is doesn't make much sense to me... I imagine that if I just run 2 wires to each side, I can link the 2 lights together....
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    I replaced my lighter socket with a USB socket...

    I replaced my lighter socket with a USB socket that I found on Amazon. Only issue I had was that I had to cut away some of the material on the back of that trim panel. The lighter socket in my car is...
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    Fog lights wire harness

    1999 9-5 wagon...
    Still working on fixing up this beauty. Obviously the previous owner had some front end damage. Both fog lights are missing but had been there at one point as the areas of the fog...
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    I do have WIS downloaded. I just had not looked...

    I do have WIS downloaded. I just had not looked into that as I rarely use that computer since I can use my phone for most stuff. The manual that I have downloaded is for a 2000 9-5 as I could not...
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    Thanks for the reply. I have read alot of forums...

    Thanks for the reply. I have read alot of forums and some people love the feature. I tested it out on wet pavement the other day but couldnt see any difference in starting gear or loss of traction....
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    "W" button by gear shift

    1999 9-5 wagon

    My car has the "W" button by the gear shift. I have read in the manual how it works but havent tested it out yet. The question that I have is "should there be a light on the dash...
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    If that is indeed the pipe / vacuum line that is...

    If that is indeed the pipe / vacuum line that is in question, it connects from the vacuum booster pump to the intake manifold, and the "t" leads to the master cylinder.
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    Actually... Nevermind. Finally found it in the WIS

    Actually... Nevermind. Finally found it in the WIS
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    Fuel door actuator replacement???

    1999 9-5 wagon 2.3l 4cyl...
    The button on the drivers door will not open the fuel filler door but the cord I side the rear of the wagon works fine. I would like to try to test the actuator but I...
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    If you need to replace the vac line itself, one...

    If you need to replace the vac line itself, one of my local parts stores said they could have it within a day and would cost between 30 and 40 dollars.
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    If its the hard plastic pipe that goes I to the...

    If its the hard plastic pipe that goes I to the red ring, thats a vacuum line. Ive recently had issues with my car dieing while trying to stop. Turns out that the red clip wasn't holding the vac line...
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    Turns out that I must have missed a vac hose. I...

    Turns out that I must have missed a vac hose. I did replace everyone that shows up in the schematics and other postings about vac lines... but I missed one. Mechanic said it was a short one on the...
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    1999 9-5 SID question

    I finally replaced my SID ribbon (thank god the one I ordered came with 2 ribbons as they are not an exact fit when lining up on the display. The contacts are just a fraction too wide so if I line up...
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    Sadly, I have replaced the bypass valve with...

    Sadly, I have replaced the bypass valve with absolutely no change from old to new valve.
    I have thrown in the towel for the time being and have an appointment with one of my local "Saab specialists"...
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    Okay... Turbo bypass valve connected to plastic...

    Okay... Turbo bypass valve connected to plastic tube but not the aluminum one... Car idles around 1300 to 1400 rpm. If I put my hand over the end of the aluminum tube, idle shoots up to 1500 rpm....
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    The first image shows my turbo bypass valve. If I...

    The first image shows my turbo bypass valve. If I remove it entirely, leaving the system open to atmosphere, the car will run just fine, the short term fuel trim goes into the normal range, I get no...
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    Goos news is that the hoses went on without a...

    Goos news is that the hoses went on without a problem. Bad news is that I still have a vacuum leak. I tried following a friends advice of spraying window cleaner around the vacuum lines to see if it...
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