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    The valve in picture 2, the middle one, is the...

    The valve in picture 2, the middle one, is the APC valve and nothing to do with the Evap system. If the hoses are damaged you are likely to be restricted to base boost.
  2. Sump drop?

    Sump drop?
  3. No experience of that head unit but I can tell...

    No experience of that head unit but I can tell you that even Saab navigation systems have a legal notice screen that pops up occasionally. The Kenwood I had it displayed every time which is annoying,...
  4. Unfortunately removing the DPF is an MOT fail in...

    Unfortunately removing the DPF is an MOT fail in the UK irrespective or any other consideration.
  5. As I am sure you know Saab ceased trading back in...

    As I am sure you know Saab ceased trading back in 2012 so talking to Saab isn't going to happen. I have a NG 9-5 but it isn't a Diesel and doesn't have a DPF I am therefore unable to offer any...
  6. If you have the money you would be better advised...

    If you have the money you would be better advised to buy an original one.
  7. GM coolant is pink. I would choose the GM oil...

    GM coolant is pink.

    I would choose the GM oil on the basis that GM owned Saab at the time your car was made.
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    I haven't a clue but EPC has it all, please...

    I haven't a clue but EPC has it all, please download EPC and WIS from here http://saabworld.net/showthread.php?t=33310 and you should have all you need.
  9. Bin the Haynes and go here...

    Bin the Haynes and go here http://saabworld.net/showthread.php?t=33310 to download the WIS which is what the dealer network use.
  10. Don’t go giving away trade secrets!

    Don’t go giving away trade secrets!
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    Before you add spacers I would check that the...

    Before you add spacers I would check that the correct springs are fitted, lowering Saabs is quite common.
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    Yes, but there is a DI Cassette code so wouldn't...

    Yes, but there is a DI Cassette code so wouldn't it be a good idea to address the code that is present rather than assume one that isn't? Or have I been doing it wrong for the past 30 years?
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    I agree it can't be fuel but there is a code for...

    I agree it can't be fuel but there is a code for the CPS and it isn't one of the ones reported so I would be going with what the car is telling us. However, if buying a DI Cassette the cost and time...
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    The knock sensor is in the DI Cassette so the...

    The knock sensor is in the DI Cassette so the first code clearly suggests that item as part of the problem. You can use a Red Di in place of a Black one but one difference is that the knock sensor on...
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    You almost certainly have a problem with a high...

    You almost certainly have a problem with a high resistance earth (ground). I would start at the battery and clean the negative terminal post and clamp ensuring that they are clean and free from any...
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    I suggest that you check the vacuum hoses (3mm or...

    I suggest that you check the vacuum hoses (3mm or 4mm rubber hoses) also check the bypass (dump) valve for leaks. Any air leaks can cause problems and the higher the state of tune the more effect...
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    The clutch pedal has to be depressed completely,...

    The clutch pedal has to be depressed completely, as far down as it will go, before you try starting the car.
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    I think you have misunderstood the comment. If...

    I think you have misunderstood the comment. If you know how something works, in detail, and what happens when it doesn't, you can often get to the cause of a problem more quickly than with an OBD2...
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    Well done! There is something immensely...

    Well done! There is something immensely satisfying about fixing a problem without needing the help of a computer. I think there is too much reliance on fault codes and not enough basic system...
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    I'd go with the Aero

    I'd go with the Aero
  21. That may well be the case except that there is no...

    That may well be the case except that there is no guarantee that it would work on a European 9-5 as there may be other software differences that might stop other things from working AM station...
  22. Given that: Saab no longer exists to support...

    Given that:
    Saab no longer exists to support technical issues,
    GM sold Saab before they ceased trading and will thus consider this not to be their problem and,
    The car in question is 15 years old....
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    May I ask whether you have downloaded WIS? If not...

    May I ask whether you have downloaded WIS? If not I strongly recommend that you do so, it will answer many questions and has some excellent information on replacing components.
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    That's not unknown, the heat soaks through the...

    That's not unknown, the heat soaks through the cooling system and the fans cut in. There is a note in the hand book about it.
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    No axles on a 9-5, they are drive shafts. What...

    No axles on a 9-5, they are drive shafts. What you describe is a reluctor ring, they crack and if the ring isn't a continuous loop they stop working because there isn't a magnetic circuit. Cracking...
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