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  1. Good job Hanz. I was lucky to have the film break...

    Good job Hanz. I was lucky to have the film break in my hand so I was able to recover the broken end. The film definitely needs to be the full length.
    I have since realized that the 'L' shape piece...
  2. Apparently the 'L' shaped piece discussed in my...

    Apparently the 'L' shaped piece discussed in my earlier post, acted in conjuction with the other shifter components to keep the shift lock button in the outward position when not engaged. This piece...
  3. I got a longer T10 Torx at Home Depot, but as I...

    I got a longer T10 Torx at Home Depot, but as I was dis-assembling the shifter and lock button, the 'L' shaped piece that Frank (above) had issue with, appears to have broken off (old plastic doesn't...
  4. I got a longer T10 Torx at Home Depot and it...

    I got a longer T10 Torx at Home Depot and it worked like a charm, but as I was dis-assembling the shifter and lock button, an 'L' shaped piece broke off. Another member apparently had the same...
  5. All good info, but like another member, when...

    All good info, but like another member, when re-assemblong, an 'L' shaped clip fell out what must have been the shifter lock release button. Now the button doesn't spring back into it's resting...
  6. OK, got the trim collar popped off, but the screw...

    OK, got the trim collar popped off, but the screw holding the front section on is described on one blog as 2.5 mm hex, and another as 10 Torx - which is correct? My 10 Torx head seemed short and at...
  7. automatic transmission shifter - replacement of the sliding gate cover

    I knew it was just a matter of time before one of the grooves on the corregated shifter gate cover split and the broken piece would slide into the abyss.

    My local Saab dealer has a replacement,...
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    I'm now looking at a 2009 9-7X, too. Are these...

    I'm now looking at a 2009 9-7X, too. Are these true Saabs or basically Saturns?
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    4 torx head, 4, 8mm fasteners to remove the front...

    4 torx head, 4, 8mm fasteners to remove the front belly pan, a little wriggling to remove the old sensor, a bit more to snap in the new one and the issue is fixed.

    Thanks so much for everyone's...
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    Is this the area (white arrow)? I see on-line...

    Is this the area (white arrow)?
    I see on-line that the part has been delivered, having it in-hand should help me understand how it's wired (connector).
    This image was found on-line - it's my car...
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    Is this the area (white arrow)? 15477

    Is this the area (white arrow)?
    15477
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    Ivan - what makes you think I know the location...

    Ivan - what makes you think I know the location on an 06?

    Can you be a bit more specific (passenger side, middle, attached to the fascia, bumper beam, lower grille???)
    Does it snap into a holder,...
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    Where is the sensor location on a 2007 9-5?

    Where is the sensor location on a 2007 9-5?
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    The thermometer reading did start acting up after...

    The thermometer reading did start acting up after I went to a car wash, as another member mentioned (first time I haven't washed a car myself in years, but I'm currently nursing a broken leg).

    I...
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    Outside thermometer stuck at 122F

    Is there a way to clear the outside thermometer reading? Last week it was all over the place, this week it settled in to 122 F ?!?
  16. Thread: Takata airbag

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    Takata airbag

    I see that recent manufactured SAAB(s) used the defective Takata airbags.

    I just got a call back from my local Saab dealer. It is going to take a bit of time to roll out, but owners will be...
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    Thanks Aeronaut, I had the factory resonator...

    Thanks Aeronaut, I had the factory resonator replaced with a straight pipe this afternoon.

    There was a clip on AutolineDaily.com today describing new technology for replacement of heavy and bulky...
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    Back to the original topic - I went to a exhust...

    Back to the original topic - I went to a exhust shop and sure enough, I have a pin hole at the back end of the resonator.
    My wife says, "Do whatever is cheapest". It's her car. I found a...
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    I found the oil test link. Strangely Castrol...

    I found the oil test link. Strangely Castrol Edge wasn't included???

    http://www.animegame.com/cars/Oil%20Tests.pdf

    This article convinced me to run Royal Purple in my Triumph. Like my similar...
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    Mike - thats a great price for Mobil 1 0W-40, I...

    Mike - thats a great price for Mobil 1 0W-40, I hope you checked the jug container which needs to state 'European Car Formula'. I'm a real stickler for following all the manufacturer's...
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    Thanks guys - BSR looks like the way to go. With...

    Thanks guys - BSR looks like the way to go. With today's exchange rate, it's actually cheaper (including shipping) to buy direct from BSR Sweden than from GenuineSaab.com here in the US.

    My...
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    sport combi performance exhaust

    I'm having difficulty finding a good exhaust for my wagon.
    Any thoughts?
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    My daughter-in-law inherited our 99, and it got...

    My daughter-in-law inherited our 99, and it got backed over by a stake truck. I banged out the hood so the latch would work and replaced the lights, but the A/C lines weres crushed, so when the...
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    I received an email from my Jaguar dealer (I'm...

    I received an email from my Jaguar dealer (I'm apparently still on their books from my XJR) promoting the manual shift F type, V6 only. The cheapest one is a couple ticks under $70K (including...
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    Agree Jeffrey - the Focus RS will definitely be a...

    Agree Jeffrey - the Focus RS will definitely be a force to be reckonded with, and give STI's a run for their money.

    Sadly, trading my ST for an RS isn't a realistic option - it wouldn't make a...
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