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  1. Thread: Stiff Shifting

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    The engine and gearbox are designed to move...

    The engine and gearbox are designed to move slightly in relation to the body shell, they are after all mounted on a sub-frame, the bushes control and limit the movement. When the bushes wear the...
  2. Thread: Stiff Shifting

    by GeoffR
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    A couple of other thoughts for you. If the front...

    A couple of other thoughts for you.
    If the front sub-frame bushes are worn the engine and gear box can shift and cause problems with gear changing.
    The gear lever linkage gets worn and causes the...
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    Yes there is a way of testing the rings. Put the...

    Yes there is a way of testing the rings. Put the car on a lift, switch on and then spin each wheel separately, the one with the cracked reluctor should be the one that brings the light on. However, I...
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    Sounds like a wheel speed sensor or the...

    Sounds like a wheel speed sensor or the associated reluctor ring. The reluctor rings crack, being clean is no indication that they aren't cracked. The ring forms a magnetic circuit and the crack...
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    Welcome 900SquirrelTurbo. I am on number 9 at...

    Welcome 900SquirrelTurbo. I am on number 9 at this stage.
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    I find this site very useful...

    I find this site very useful https://tiresize.com/converter/
  7. It really isn't that bad, I did a 9-5 Aero estate...

    It really isn't that bad, I did a 9-5 Aero estate front fog light without raising the car and there is slightly more room under the front of a NG9-5. Worth a try anyway but don't try working under...
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    There is a link to the WIS and EPC software...

    There is a link to the WIS and EPC software downloads on this site.
  9. Access to the fog light is from under the bumper...

    Access to the fog light is from under the bumper as shown in your last image. P/N is 12775777 (RH).
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    There was most certainly an Aero in 2006 but...

    There was most certainly an Aero in 2006 but possibly not in your market.
    From experience the rotors last through two sets of pads. Depending on whether you drive a manual or auto and your driving...
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    The key to getting the correct parts is to use...

    The key to getting the correct parts is to use the VIN which can be found on the panel visible through the bottom of the windscreen (windshield to you) just in front of the driver (visible from...
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    How much do you pay for a litre of fuel in Canada...

    How much do you pay for a litre of fuel in Canada at the moment?

    Sorry but I have never seen the attraction of Diesel engines, possibly because the smell used to make me sick (physically). Looks...
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    Seems GM don't recognise the p/n You could try...

    Seems GM don't recognise the p/n
    You could try here though https://www.saabits.com/index.php?main_page=products_all&disp_order=5&page=10
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    If you have EPC, you can find a download link...

    If you have EPC, you can find a download link elsewhere on this site, you can find the part number, it is probably generic GM so a Holden dealer might be a good start.
  15. Thread: Engine issues

    by GeoffR
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    OK, I don't remember the ignition circuit but you...

    OK, I don't remember the ignition circuit but you need to start at the beginning by checking that each position of the ignition switch powers the expected circuits. I am sorry but without the wiring...
  16. Thread: Engine issues

    by GeoffR
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    If wiring the coil directly gets the engine to...

    If wiring the coil directly gets the engine to start but it stops again after a period I would try replacing the coil.
    you really aren't going to get to the bottom of the problem without wiring...
  17. Thread: PCV valve check

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    OK the valve works. Unfortunately I am not...

    OK the valve works. Unfortunately I am not familiar with the 3.0 V6 engine so I would advise downloading WIS and using that to guide your troubleshooting..
  18. Thread: PCV valve check

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    That would seem reasonable, did you try blowing...

    That would seem reasonable, did you try blowing through it both ways? It wouldn't be unknown for it to be assembled incorrectly of simply not working.
  19. Thread: PCV valve check

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    Turn it the other was around.

    Turn it the other was around.
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    Better late than never part 2 Soldered...

    Better late than never part 2
    Soldered connections.
    Many people have the mistaken idea that a soldered connection is the best possible electrical connection. This is unfortunately only true if the...
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    I would still recommend replacing both.

    I would still recommend replacing both.
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    Many of the plastics used on the 9000 and 9-5...

    Many of the plastics used on the 9000 and 9-5 have proved, over an extended period, to be unsuitable for use in the high temperature environment of the engine bay. In the majority of cases the...
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    If you remove the pipe between the air mass meter...

    If you remove the pipe between the air mass meter and the elbow (the black pipe at the bottom middle) you can get inside and push upwards or at least prevent debris falling in.
  24. If it is the crankshaft oil seal it is...

    If it is the crankshaft oil seal it is comprehensively blown. I was actually thinking that was what it was from the photographs.
  25. The oil pressure switch is on the back of the...

    The oil pressure switch is on the back of the engine above the exhaust, nowhere near the polyvee belt. The timing cover is a distinct possibility.
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