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Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 12-19-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By soviet911
Head re-torque question (new bolts)

Hello all.
Recently was fighting hose failures in my 1999 9-5 2.3T (110k miles). After replacing 4 hoses and a heater core, I was still loosing coolant, so I droped some UV dye into the system to...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-08-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By soviet911
AC problems: Got power, no clutch engagement

Hey all. So my AC stopped working, thinking I needed to top it off so I bought some refrigerant and went on to try and charge it. Low pressure port read 100psi with car off and car on...so I figured...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-12-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,130
Posted By soviet911
Thanks all. Installtion went smooth (lost a Torx...

Thanks all. Installtion went smooth (lost a Torx bit in the process ). I bought OEM pump a new U hose as well as OEM crush washers for 241$ at stealership...sigh, as well as like 4$ for hose clamps...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-10-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,130
Posted By soviet911
Cool I will call napa (too late to call them...

Cool I will call napa (too late to call them today and closed sunday) and see if they have that model pump. Also where did u get your replacment copper washers? Thanks. Also what RTV did u you use...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-10-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,130
Posted By soviet911
Water Pump on a 2002 9-3 2.0t

So I figured out where my mothers coolant was going, was about to leave to so-cal but found a river of coolant underneath the car and traced the leak to where the water pump is. Took the water pump...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-07-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
Well I have drained the coolant today and it...

Well I have drained the coolant today and it looked dirty, but not contaminated with oil...strange as well as before I drained it I didn't see it in the coolant tank. Odd. Gonna buy the gas testing...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-06-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
I think I might take to a shop to get the head...

I think I might take to a shop to get the head bolts retorqed and ask them to do the water pressure test as well as check for HC's see how much that will cost >.>
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-06-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
I dont even know how to judge oil by its color....

I dont even know how to judge oil by its color. Normaly when I drain oil from my car (9-5 2.3t 99) syn 20w50 its black but its getting clearer with every change once I switched from dyno (my step...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-06-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
I'm not sure which one was happening, I just know...

I'm not sure which one was happening, I just know that the car always required oil to be added. My step father thought it was piston rings, after talking to a saab mechanics they said its probably...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-06-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
I see. Thank I will change the fluid and see if I...

I see. Thank I will change the fluid and see if I get more of that white stuff after my mom drives it (she will leave to Russia for a month so the car will sit) and see if water consumption will...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-06-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By soviet911
Strange stuff in the water? Head bolts?

So I was doing a regular check up on my moms 9-3 2002 with almost 150k miles (auto matic) 2.0t. And found white stuff floating in her coolant tank. Here is a picture ...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-10-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,712
Posted By soviet911
...you are right...strange....at any rate when u...

...you are right...strange....at any rate when u do go to replace the thermostat replace the temp sensor as well haha :rolleyes:
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-10-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By soviet911
hmm. Never happend to me and I drive quiet fast...

hmm. Never happend to me and I drive quiet fast through downpore's here in cali (not faster then 70 but hydroplaned quiet a bit haha) and dont have fogs...its strange though. wait do u have a V6 or...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-10-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,753
Posted By soviet911
Well actual in order to add the shims you have to...

Well actual in order to add the shims you have to pretty much drop the A arm...so while down there you might as well replace the bushing.
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-08-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,753
Posted By soviet911
jssaab: You need to fix the bushings as the...

jssaab: You need to fix the bushings as the camber is adjusted with shim's and most shops never touch those.
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-06-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,753
Posted By soviet911
The springs and shocks might not be whats to...

The springs and shocks might not be whats to blame but the rear trailing arm bushings are probably the issue from what I found out, I have about -2 degree camber on both rear wheels, its 1999 wagon...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-06-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,217
Posted By soviet911
Plenty of it...the fluid tank does have cracks in...

Plenty of it...the fluid tank does have cracks in it at the top, but I dont think it should affect the ABS..or the lose of the speedo >.>

Fixed...Cleaned and tighented all ground conncections and...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-05-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,217
Posted By soviet911
ABS light woes....

So my intermittent ABS light problems continue. It started this winter at first the ABS, break and warning light would come on intermittently, later I would start loosing the speedometer for small...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-05-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By soviet911
don't know but maybe ABS pump as it can possible...

don't know but maybe ABS pump as it can possible throw the light codes? I wounder if it would cause that kind of issue...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-01-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,712
Posted By soviet911
This bypass valve is for the radiator, when the...

This bypass valve is for the radiator, when the car is cold that bypass valve is closed and no coolant gets to the radiator speeding up the warm up process, once the car is warm enough it will open...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-5 Only 03-06-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By soviet911
I see, well if anything my old module still works...

I see, well if anything my old module still works (I thought I completely broke it when I tried to fix it. but I get intermediate ABS lights on and off) so I ordered same part number module for 30$...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-5 Only 03-05-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By soviet911
ABS moduel

A simple question, can one use a similar year 9-3 ABS module in a 9-5 (specificly 1999) if both only have ABS and no TCS? And does ABS module have to be remarried to the car?
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 03-02-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,649
Posted By soviet911
Thanks. I will go through those checks over the...

Thanks. I will go through those checks over the weekend and see where I get.
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 03-02-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,649
Posted By soviet911
wow dude take a chill pill....I was just looking...

wow dude take a chill pill....I was just looking to see if I could be directed to a post or some info to testing...the wis is not exactly the most clear thing on how to test for faults ( case and...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 03-01-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,649
Posted By soviet911
oh shoot...time to look at my WIS...any posts on...

oh shoot...time to look at my WIS...any posts on how to test it? Thanks.
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