Date: 01/09/2006
To: Service Department
From: Technical Assistance

[FONT=Arial]Date: January 9, 2006[/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]Subject: ABS DTC's C1381 and C1382 Return After Replacing Rear Wheel Speed Sensors [/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]Models:[/FONT][FONT=Arial] [/FONT]
[FONT=Arial]1999-2005 Saab 9-5 Sedan[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial]1999-2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon [/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI.[/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]A Technician may find ABS DTC's C1381 or C1382 have returned after rear wheel speed sensors have been replaced. By following the WIS diagnostic this may lead to a sensor or ABS ECM replacement, only to have the same codes C1381 and C1382 reappear.[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial]Have Technician inspect and rebuild junctions J108, J109, J110, J111 for the rear ABS sensors. These are located approximately 380 to 480 mm respectively, from branching point of fuel pump/Evap pressure sensor towards the left rear door. [/FONT]

[FONT=Arial]Please follow this diagnostic or repair process thoroughly and complete each step. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed. [/FONT]