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    Found orange wire near fuel pump relay that was...

    Found orange wire near fuel pump relay that was disconnected. Caused battery to run down and car run rich from idle. Now runs great again. Any one know what a single orange wire with a white round...
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    Also check engine light on. Did replace fuel pump...

    Also check engine light on. Did replace fuel pump relay.
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    Rough rich idle

    Hi all. 91 900s with 2.1. Replaced fuel pump with new. Battery went dead over night. Replace battery. Car starts but runs rich at idle. Once driving ok but see shift up lite blinking. Changed spark...
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    Check power steering pump fuid level, water pump...

    Check power steering pump fuid level, water pump and altenator bushings. They can cause squelling. Double belt must be same size and age.
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    Sounds like harmonic balancer pulley might be...

    Sounds like harmonic balancer pulley might be bad. You don't want it to fail real damage will happen. They are a pain to get off. Had same problem on our 198 900s 8 valve. Had to cut down a socket to...
  6. We had same problem an used a sawsaw with metal...

    We had same problem an used a sawsaw with metal blade a cut slave unit in half. Make sure to clean out all chips. Have had no plobems since over 2 years. Also relace clutch at same time.
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    You sould have used your credit card company to...

    You sould have used your credit card company to deal with the problem they have more power than we have. I have used them alot and have not had a problem yet.
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    New problem with blown head gasket. Got that...

    New problem with blown head gasket. Got that fixed but then had a new running problem. We found a weak fuel pump. Had to machine a brass bushing to make up space on new pump. that worked well. But...
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    I have three 900 2 1985 and a 1991 all are on...

    I have three 900 2 1985 and a 1991 all are on mercedes coolent because I was told that it doesn't cause headgasket leaks like all the rest. He had done a study and found that out.
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    We got an 1985 900s 4door 5speed for only a...

    We got an 1985 900s 4door 5speed for only a $1.00. We had to do some work but my son loves the car. We now have three 900 two running one still needs some work. These cars can run for ever if we want...
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    Hi all. got the old baby running again. Car had...

    Hi all. got the old baby running again. Car had bad fuel pump and fuel distributor. Had tto make a brass bushing new fuel pump alittle smaller. Car started to run but not sending fuel to...
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    Head gasket change wont stay running

    Hi all. We have a 1985 900s 8valve that we changed head gasket because we had installed upside down causing oil leak on shut down. Car was running now will only start when cold and not idle. Car...
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    We had a little problem with a brokem warmup...

    We had a little problem with a brokem warmup regulator fitting. It took three weeks to get a correct part. In the mean time we changed all four shocks. Had a problem with lower bolt on rear. Had to...
  14. We had problem and found head gasket had failed....

    We had problem and found head gasket had failed. Check for bubbles in cooling overflow bottle with engine running. Check for wet spark plugs. Our failed without much warning
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    Head gasket on 8 valve 900s

    While timing chain not needed but the head gasket is done. We got everything off last night in three hours. All bolts came free without any problems. Motor looks great. Two head bolts were loose. I...
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    Thanks for the 16v timing chain help. Now is any...

    Thanks for the 16v timing chain help. Now is any body done the same thing on a 8v 1986 900s?
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    Timing Chain needs to be changed

    We have three Saabs that I think should have there timing chains changed. I hope to roll chains in with the engine still in car. Anybody done this lately? I got new chains and valve cover gaskets...
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    Sounds like the way to go. Good luck take some...

    Sounds like the way to go. Good luck take some pictures.
    John
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    I think the ET must be close to the 33 that my...

    I think the ET must be close to the 33 that my spare rim has because of the same rear clearance. I did measure correctly going by that web page and 5.25 inches for the inside of the rim. The fit is...
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    Just had rim off car size is 8 inches offset is...

    Just had rim off car size is 8 inches offset is 5.25 inches. Also put extra rim on car that is 15 inch but a 6J with et 33. this rim is in same spot on shock tower. about 1/2 inch clear. Bolt pattern...
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    I will check tomorrow if they fit on the 1985 900...

    I will check tomorrow if they fit on the 1985 900 turbo. My rims fit both bolt patterns.
    John
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    Hi again I have 17 inch wheels on my 1991 900s...

    Hi again I have 17 inch wheels on my 1991 900s and they are 7 inches wide. They do not rub and I have 40000 miles at least with these rims.
    John
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    We plan on going again this year. 91 vert with...

    We plan on going again this year. 91 vert with top down
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    Did not have air flow when I got it. She has...

    Did not have air flow when I got it. She has 226100 miles. Our other saabs are 1985 Turbo with 289100 miles still being worked on and a 1985 4door saloon with 181000 miles and my son drives it...
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    picture on third page of 900 garage scarabe green

    picture on third page of 900 garage scarabe green
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