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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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    Depending on when the hoses show up, I will post...

    Depending on when the hoses show up, I will post a follow up. I did find nothing broken or loose in regards to the turbo turbines. And I also tested the rod that opens and closes the gate (valve?) In...
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    17040 17041 17042 Its a file size issue....

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    Its a file size issue. Changed the way my phone takes pics and was able to get them in.
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    Wont let me upload files for posting pics. Maybe...

    Wont let me upload files for posting pics. Maybe file size it too big???
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    While I had the bypass valve off, I did test it...

    While I had the bypass valve off, I did test it by trying to blow through from either side and it does in fact seal. I put the intercooler back in this morning while I am waiting on the inlet and...
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    Vacuum issues?

    I'm just going to start a new thread instead of tagging onto an old/dead thread. I have some vacuum issues going on. 1999 9-5 wagon 2.3l 4cyl automatic...
    Issues I have been having... When I start...
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    I have gone through 2 sets of rollers and they...

    I have gone through 2 sets of rollers and they crack every time I try to open the window. When I bought the car, the window didnt work right. The damage had already been done. The "ball" on the...
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    There should be a sticker on the outside of the...

    There should be a sticker on the outside of the SID. But I would open it to check. Heres a link to an image showing the difference between the 2
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    As far as ive been able to tell, you have to open...

    As far as ive been able to tell, you have to open the sid and look at the ribbon. There is a slight difference between the 2 ribbons. There is no battery inside it though. I had a blown fuse which...
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    Does anyone happen to have part numbers and or...

    Does anyone happen to have part numbers and or direct links for the bushings? I have a 1999 9-5 wagon (base model) with a 4cyl 2.3l engine. Every time I go to or call the local parts shops, they...
  15. You dis not mention the fuel filter. There is an...

    You dis not mention the fuel filter. There is an in line fuel filter tocated under the vehicle in front of the right, rear wheel. That could be an option.
    I am having a similar kind of issue but I...
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    Question regarding 2003 vs 1999

    I currently own a 1999 9-5 wagon. It needs lots of parts due to broken plastic in engine compartment and the interior is in rough shape. I have an opportunity to buy a 2003 9-5 se sedan and it looks...
  17. I got really lucky while checking at the parts...

    I got really lucky while checking at the parts stores and got a few different recommendations to the same mechanic shop as being a really good and fair priced saab specialist. You might check that...
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    Had a mechanic give the car a listen to and he...

    Had a mechanic give the car a listen to and he said to release the tension to see if the noise goes away. If it does, its likely the water pump. I released the tension and the noise did go away. So I...
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    I do have some missing pixels and lines but the...

    I do have some missing pixels and lines but the small light bulbs that tested fine and working using a 9v battery still dont light up when connected to the car. I'm wondering if thats an issue with...
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    I have not downloaded it. I try nit to mess with...

    I have not downloaded it. I try nit to mess with my computer too much. Only check once every month or 2 and have to spend an hour delwting spam from my email. I do however have some good news. I just...
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    I think I got it......

    I think I got it......
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    This almost looks like a wiring diagram for the...

    This almost looks like a wiring diagram for the stereo so I dont know but ive been looking for a diagram of a 1999 saab 9-5 abs connector and this came up. I will do more digging before I start...
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    On one of my vehicles, you need a tech2 or at...

    On one of my vehicles, you need a tech2 or at least a more advanced obd2 code reader than what I have to bleed the fluid from the abs system. Ive seen a walkthrough for bleeding the brakes on the 9-5...
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    The local electonics store had a bulb for me. Its...

    The local electonics store had a bulb for me. Its a little bit longer than the bulb that was in it but when I teated all of the bulbs, only 1 didnt work. I have not had a chance to put the bulb in...
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    As far as my abs module goes, ive contacted a...

    As far as my abs module goes, ive contacted a local mechanic that has a great reputation of being a "saab guy" and said he wouldnt charge me to hook up a scanner to see if the module is...
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