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  1. Thread: Hard Hot-Starts

    by Digger
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    Next time it acts up like this, unplug the MAS...

    Next time it acts up like this, unplug the MAS and turn the key, if it starts easy and runs smooth give your mas airflow sensor a super good cleaning and if it keeps happening replace it with a new...
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    Fuseable links are built into cables or...

    Fuseable links are built into cables or connectors, so look under the bonnet for something that looks like this https://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/147998/Fuse-125A-12177251/ and check for power.
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    This is the kind of question I almost hate to...

    This is the kind of question I almost hate to ask; but I've seen it done by an experienced mechanic who forgot to check polarity on a new battery and with your new battery did you connect pos to pos...
  4. I actually bought a quick jack hoist for making...

    I actually bought a quick jack hoist for making my tranny fluid easier to check, then I sold my Saab. Still have my Tech 2, which I found out when I put my Saab up for sale I never really needed ...
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    Disconnecting the Neg battery cable for a few...

    Disconnecting the Neg battery cable for a few minutes can solve a lot of odd problems and costs nothing to try.

    If the engine is turning over and the tach doesn't even look like it wants to...
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    A good throttle body cleaning fixes lots of...

    A good throttle body cleaning fixes lots of drivability issues and do take a look at how well the butterfly moves after you clean. Should you need to replace the throttle body, do a search for my...
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    Just because its a Saab doesn't mean it's a...

    Just because its a Saab doesn't mean it's a secret and the 2.0t in your Saab is the GM echotech with a Trionic engine controller. This engine works like any other gas engine except that for...
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    Fill in the blanks and find a part near you...

    Fill in the blanks and find a part near you Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market
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    Blower fans break, air door motors break, power...

    Blower fans break, air door motors break, power seats break and fuel doors break too. All of these different things happen at any given time and the odds of them all happening at the same time and...
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    Your radio isn't just a radio and without knowing...

    Your radio isn't just a radio and without knowing which irritating infotainment component you have stuck in your dash, the loop at the under seat amp is the easiest place to start. The CAN is a fiber...
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    Had a nice talk by phone with these people a...

    Had a nice talk by phone with these people a couple years back and I don't know exactly what they found but the next step was to pull the UEC and look for rodent damage.
  12. https://www.car-part.com/ Click the link,...

    https://www.car-part.com/

    Click the link, fill in the blanks and find 4 right side tail light assy for wagon and a couple dozen for sedans in Mass. alone and an east coast search will give you...
  13. Not quite sure if you are referring to the fob as...

    Not quite sure if you are referring to the fob as the key, or the emergency key tucked inside the fob doesn't unlock the door, but if the key inside the fob doesn't unlock the door so you can open...
  14. This sounds like an all car non Saab specific...

    This sounds like an all car non Saab specific problem and the advice is as generic as the problem.
    Use good gas and make sure your gas stays good, don't run any longer than you need to on less than...
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    Jack, If your Saab has manual temp "blue red...

    Jack, If your Saab has manual temp "blue red colored knobs" AC heat system, the fan pictured in your attached link should fit. If your Saab has the automatic "set the temp" climate control, you have...
  16. Thread: ECU Question

    by Digger
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    Sounds good to me. From my reading, the last TIS...

    Sounds good to me. From my reading, the last TIS update came with a nasty little instruction code that prevents service personnel from writing over the same level of software and way to many T8's...
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    With any used car you never really know who did...

    With any used car you never really know who did what or how well it was done. Though Hirsch tuned shouldn't make any difference, it might and from the initial description starting slightly rough,...
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    Don't forget to unplug the MAS air sensor after...

    Don't forget to unplug the MAS air sensor after you check for fuel pressure at the rail. If the car starts replace the MAS as soon as possible, if it doesn't start, plug it in and move on.
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    Before you spend any money, pull the battery...

    Before you spend any money, pull the battery cable to reset the car's computer system and see if it makes a difference.

    It's not just Saab. Crank Position Sensor's fail on many different cars. On...
  20. Thread: ECU Question

    by Digger
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    Sounds familiar. Hope you didn't use the same...

    Sounds familiar. Hope you didn't use the same Florida based re-builder that I did. Had to to brief wire, mail and bank fraud in US Attorney indictment format and turn them over to the FBI before I...
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    I can think of a half dozen replaceable parts...

    I can think of a half dozen replaceable parts that can cause what you describe, but the best place to start is where air meets the engine.
    Give your throttle body a super good cleaning and then look...
  22. The trick to getting the washer filler cap...

    The trick to getting the washer filler cap through the hole is to line the filler neck up with the hole, so give it a twist it is adjustable.

    Best way to avoid screwy electrical issues when the...
  23. It might be best to ignore the label and measure...

    It might be best to ignore the label and measure the rotors.
    The label on my Sport Combi was wrong front and rear. On the up side, the purported front rotors did fit the rear so it was only 50%...
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    Haven't had time to peruse the site daily and...

    Haven't had time to peruse the site daily and after a week of waiting for a reply and with all this starting after working on the brakes, you may have already gotten serous about checking the wiring...
  25. Haven't had time to peruse the site daily and...

    Haven't had time to peruse the site daily and after a week of waiting for a reply you may have already found that the cause of your problem is " amp 1 " mounted under the drivers seat.
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