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    Re: Is it a big risk??

    if there's not enough pressure in the a/c system the pump will not kick in hence the engine noe will not change, ask garage to sort, may just need a re gas.
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    Re: Is it a big risk??

    Hi and welcome.

    The 2.0lt 210bhp engine is good fun even in std form.
    at 96k miles it should have had the gearbox oil dropped and changed, look for a receipt. its very important this is done, if...
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    Re: My Aero is using a bit of oil .........

    if that thick intercooler pipe is very oily chances are you have oil getting past the turbo seals.

    FWIW i run mine on 10w40 due to the age/miles as recommended by a mate who tunes/runs big power...
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    Re: 9-3 door wont open from outside

    Hi there
    You'll need a long reach torx to get to the two torx bolts that hold the card to the door frame. it is dead easy there is a s video on the how to section on here. be careful removing the...
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    900 turbo needs saving

    Don't usually do this but it looks like a decent car.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/332325447369?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649&clk_rvr_id=1272916548840&rmvSB=true
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    Re: My Aero is using a bit of oil .........

    i use around 1/2 litre in 6-7k miles 120k miles, noobtuned and do not hang around. watch it for grey smoke on start up and gt someone to follow you and boot iit and see it its smoking.
    check its...
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    Re: 2008 9-3 Pulling to the right

    good point, broken front spring - known weak point. track rod ends still a contender whilst jacked up move the wheel side to side and see if there any play in them.
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    Re: 2008 9-3 Pulling to the right

    Hi, for starters
    Tyre pressures
    delaminating tyre(s)
    wrong tryre weight rating
    worn track rod end(s)
    worn steering rack
    Damaged wheel
    bent suspension or worn balljoints
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    Re: no screen or headlamp wash

    Thanks, thats a great help

    Its got zenons, believe the one pump uses pressure to lift the washer unit and spray the lamp but may be wrong...
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    no screen or headlamp wash

    cannot hear motors running or the headlight pop up units popping up, can someone advise me on which relay and fuse(s) and location(s) please.

    Or any other thoughts? yes, tank wash tank full.
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    Re: Throttle body butterfly postion

    fully open makes no sense unless when the engine is switched on it energises a coil/motor and closes?

    Howeve,r that would be unusual as closed would be default position to prevent run away.
  12. Thread: Remap.

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    Re: Remap.

    They are also wising up to cars which look like the dpf's has been cut or gutted as there is so much of this going on hence the smoke limit reduction. i think this will catch out a quite a few...
  13. Re: Complete New Battery Drain within 10 miles

    alternator very likely, common failure across the range, they have a freewheeling pulley that goes wrong and does not charge properly but does not chuck up a warning either, however i think the unit...
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    Re: Spark Plugs !

    ^^^THIS! damaging the coil packs is costly. NGK are great plugs anyhow.
  15. Re: Autoboxes ? Ideally the 5 speed Jobby on a Aero 210 (2006 & others)

    IMHO
    Dipstick and fill hole are pretty impossible to get to unless from below. the dipstick is secured in place by a bolt. it is all close to the front of the car but such a pig top get to. unless...
  16. Re: Turn key, Nothing. Replaced Ignition Control Module and it worked once.

    Hi

    Petrol or diesel?
    worth removing the fuse box and cleaning the conectors on the back, they can gett corroded. i took mine out, used contact cvleaner then some wd 40 , let it dry off then put...
  17. Re: 2004 Saab 9-3 SS 1.8T Total Electrical Failure

    also google CIM failure....
  18. Re: 2004 Saab 9-3 SS 1.8T Total Electrical Failure

    Unusual.
    the odd thing is it sorts itself out after 5 or so minutes....this is not something i have come across.

    I have had battery failure and alternator failure the alternator caused the...
  19. Thread: AMP 1 Woes

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    Re: AMP 1 Woes

    Thank you, yes, Two red solid lights which is good so its getting signal.

    I need a t50 torx to remove the seats which i shall invest in as i do not have one anyhow. have to say since having a...
  20. Thread: AMP 1 Woes

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    AMP 1 Woes

    my car has been stood for a while, approx 6 months, replace battery as it was 4 years old and would not hold a charge. trickle charge purchased along with a new Exide battery 62ah and 580cca (30% off...
  21. Re: Saab 9-3 2.0T Aero Auto problem with start and P0171 code

    Take the black engine cover off and go through the pipework and the one way valves theres plenty under there.
    also the crank position sensor is a common failure around 90-100k which cuases...
  22. Re: Electrics issue - headlights go dim on long journey - help!

    My alternator has a free-wheeling pulley, the pulley started to do this when it should not, causing all sorts of problems, started doing it intermittently then failed completely. these cars like a...
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    Re: Creaking soft top

    i would try a sillicone lube spray on all the rubbers on the car and roof itself. not expensive and easily avaliable. avoind sprays with a petrolium base or valseline as it damages the rubbers over...
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    Re: tyre advise please

    Lots of choice, personally i buy on line at one of many of the sites, except Black Circles as they have limited choices and are expensive which is a shame becuase they used to be the best. Actually...
  25. Re: Brake Disc Minimum Thickneses ...... Aero 210 2006

    Its an auto so likely running larger disks (lack of engine braking) i replaced all 4 disks last year with BREMBO's from ECP, waited until they had a 50% off offer and got them for a song - with...
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