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    I also see that its under vacuum so I cannot use...

    I also see that its under vacuum so I cannot use a soap mixture to look for bubbles
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    Just watched a video about smoke tests and I now...

    Just watched a video about smoke tests and I now see where it would be the vent solenoid that I would need to close via tech2
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    Just went through everything on the online WIS. I...

    Just went through everything on the online WIS. I know where its located and what kind of voltages and such. Ive looked up the part on eeuroparts.com and know that it's $150 or more for a new purge...
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    Evap system small leak

    So, my 1999 9-5 wagon 2.3L has been running with small leak code in evap system for some time. I have reset the code multiple time but sooner or later it always come back. I replaced the cap with a...
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    Sounds good and all... Only thing is that I...

    Sounds good and all... Only thing is that I modified the original head unit and gave it an aux port that tells the head unit that I'm in telephone mode. Works great except I also swapped out the...
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    I finally got to test out that Bluetooth tape...

    I finally got to test out that Bluetooth tape cassette adapter on a few different tape playing devices and it works just fine everywhere but in the Saab.

    Best I can figure is biting the bullet and...
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    It has a battery. Fully charged and connected to...

    It has a battery. Fully charged and connected to my phone via Bluetooth. Mechanically, it works. When I turn the "gears" in one hole, the other hole turns at the same rate. They wont allow me to turn...
  8. Yes the key has a chip. Not sure if you can just...

    Yes the key has a chip. Not sure if you can just replace the barrel though. That's something that I havent had to tackle just yet
  9. No idea but if you have someone for an extra set...

    No idea but if you have someone for an extra set of eyes, you can push one and see if the brake lights come on. That should tell ya.
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    Tape deck issues

    In my 1999 9-5 wagon, it has the premium steroid system. I modified the head unit to allow for an aux input along with a switch to put it in "telephone" mode. Works fine but I got a whining noise...
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    I reused the front hubs and just replaced the...

    I reused the front hubs and just replaced the bearings. Had to have a shop press out and press back in the hubs and bearings. I noticed on the driver side, they had put in a new holder for the sensor...
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    Brakes questions

    I recently just finished replacing all of the brake pads and rotors along with new bearings/hubs. Once I got it all up and running, I got the ABS light (triangle) lit up. Thinking back to the process...
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    Sticky: I dont know if this is new or what but I stumble...

    I dont know if this is new or what but I stumble across this link which is super handy to bookmark on your phone so you dont have to run in and use the computer when you are mid-project...
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    Rear wiper cap question

    When I bought my '99 9-5 wagon (base model), it was missing the cap on the rear wiper. The hose for the fluid was also plugged up but I fixed that. I ordered a cap from eeuroparts but when I went to...
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    I don't know of any "known suspect" areas but...

    I don't know of any "known suspect" areas but would suggest cleaning the area off, getting some of the leak detector stuff and charge it then look for the leak. On an old car of mine, it was leaking...
  16. Got a '99 base wagon with ACC. Recently, I...

    Got a '99 base wagon with ACC. Recently, I noticed an occasional noise coming from the fan. Noise is faster like a vibration when the fan is on high and much slower vibration when fan is on low....
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    Only thing ive noticed with my '99 is in "auto"...

    Only thing ive noticed with my '99 is in "auto" mode, the fan wont come on until the enging is warm enough. Its a nice feature as in my wife's car, she like to blast the fan the second she starts the...
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    Haven't tackled that one either. My '99 doesn't...

    Haven't tackled that one either. My '99 doesn't have the oil trap set-up but is one of the things I was gonna hit this spring.
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    Haven't had any experience with it but I've read...

    Haven't had any experience with it but I've read that another infamous leak spot is where the head gasket (maybe valve cover gasket?) meets the timing chain (belt?) cover.
    I too have a small oil...
  20. I understand that. Maybe if the car was worth...

    I understand that. Maybe if the car was worth more than it is today. As it is, if the car was fully functional, it has a resale value of maybe $1200 US. It's not much of a high risk of theft. I...
  21. Reviving an old thread. When I bought my wagon,...

    Reviving an old thread. When I bought my wagon, it only came with 1 key and 1 fob. The fob only works within about 2 to 3 feet of the doors. I googled how to extend the range and saw some mods for...
  22. I don't know from personal experience, but there...

    I don't know from personal experience, but there is a thread on it.

    http://saabworld.net/showthread.php?t=26395
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    I agree. Keep it simple. However, some of those...

    I agree. Keep it simple. However, some of those FM transmitters are junk. I'm sure the technology on them has improved but I bought one a while back that was an aux port/lighter socket adapter to...
  24. In another car of mine, I had found a walk...

    In another car of mine, I had found a walk through on installing an aux port in line with the xm radio. The aux port had 5 pins on the back and I found it at radio shack when they were still around....
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    I spoke with a local car stereo guy and he told...

    I spoke with a local car stereo guy and he told me to look instead into a 12 volt noise filter and install it in line with the power supply for the lighter socket. I did find a used one for $10 and...
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