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    9000 Outer CV Boot Replacement

    Last time I changed my CV boots, there were quite a few guide notes on the subject posted around the interweb but this time, I notice a lot of them seem to have disappeared and so before I forget...
  2. Re: Attention admin Is the search facility working?

    Hello again,

    I tried the search facility just now and it's working fine again.

    It was either me or somebody just put another shilling in the meter :)

    Thanks
    Terry
  3. Attention admin Is the search facility working?

    Hi,

    Happy New Year.

    I was going to post something that might be useful but I thought I'd search first in case it was already there.

    However, the site search facility is not working for me. ...
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    Re: CV Boot "Early" Failure

    Hi Paul,

    Thanks for your guidance as always.

    That's the nub of what I'm trying to discover, if the ones that I fitted, made by GKN, were not good enough, are genuine SAAB parts the only...
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    Re: CV Boot "Early" Failure

    Hi Paul,

    I've searched for any info on this without success - can you tell me what the earlier thread/question was called?

    Cheers
    Ter
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    CV Boot "Early" Failure

    Hi There,

    I've just spotted the fact that the CV boots on my 1997 9000 CSE are showing signs of perishing. I wouldn't mind but they are less than 3 years old and they were supposed to be OEM...
  7. Thread: Short Circuit

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    Re: Short Circuit

    Hi Paul,

    The battery is less than 2 years old and there was not enough power to unlock the doors or light the dash panel, let alone try to start. I think the fault must have been present at the...
  8. Thread: Short Circuit

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    Re: Short Circuit

    Hi Folks,

    Mine has gone and done it again. After my previous post, I'd been watching the voltage on the info display while using the car and its seemed fine but after leaving it for a few days,...
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    Re: Short Circuit

    Hi Neil,

    Can I ask if you got to the bottom of your short circuit troubles?

    I hadn't used my 9000 CSE for a week or so till I tried to last night but the battery did not have enough juice to...
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    Re: What's considered high mileage for 9000

    Hi There,

    I Googled this awhile ago and found that there is another Saab enthusiasts web site that has a mileage register (which is still going). This shows quite a few 9000s (and 900s) around...
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    Re: Main Beam Mystery

    Hi Folks,

    I think I've cracked it.

    The dip-switch is supposed to extend a earth/ground condition through to tag S on the red control relay to bring the main beam on. By poking about with my...
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    Re: Main Beam Mystery

    Thanks for the suggestions - I'll keep you posted.
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    Main Beam Mystery

    Hi There,

    I don't know if anybody can help me with my problem.

    I just changed the heater rad as it had been leaking but when I took it for a test ride, although the heater was fine, I noticed...
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    Re: AC blower motor resistor

    Hi,
    Giving pin-outs is not so easy to do without seeing it so I had a look at the wiring diagram and as you say, the black is Ground/Earth but not the power feed - that comes back the other way. ...
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    Re: AC blower motor resistor

    Hi There,

    I've done this job on other cars but not on a Saab and to be honest, I'm struggling to understand what I'm looking at.
    Are the thick black wires that we see in pics 2 and 3 looping in...
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    Re: 9000 (1998) power steering pump replacement

    Hi Lynj, As you say, there doesn't seem to be much out there for dud pumps. Are you sure that's the problem? What are the symptoms?
    Cheers
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    Sticky: Re: 9000 Anniversary Auto late changing

    Hi 900009,
    Just to report back. Yes indeed one of the seals was split and changing them has solved the problem.

    Thanks for the guidance.

    Several of the torx bolts holding the rear box casing...
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    Sticky: Re: 9000 Anniversary Auto late changing

    Hi 900009,

    That's great - thanks for the help.

    Cheers
    Terry
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    Sticky: Re: 9000 Anniversary Auto late changing

    Hi 900009,

    Thanks for the guidance.
    Yes to questions 1 to 3 except the cable which I've not checked. I'll have a look.
    For the seals, I've not found much on the web. Would an autobox...
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    Sticky: 9000 Anniversary Auto late changing

    Hi Folks,

    I'm hoping for some ideas on a problem with my auto box which I'd like to be able to nip in the bud.

    Last weekend I took the Luxury Saab out for a quick test drive following my...
  21. Re: Central Locking Fails intermittently on all doors. Petrol cap OK

    Hi there, Mine is used regularly but I get the same problem with intermittent operation but only on the driver's door. I swapped the lock motor but this had no effect so from what was mentioned...
  22. Re: 9000 CS Not turbo/Not DI Wiring diagram help and other advise

    Hi There,

    This model has an immobiliser, doesn't it?

    Could that be stuck on for some reason? When I try to start mine with the immobiliser active, it does fire up and then die.

    There has to...
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    Re: Parking sensor fitting on 9000

    Hi All,

    In case anybody else was thinking to tread this path, I did manage to feed a wire from close to the reversing light through the tailgate into the roof and down into the boot area to...
  24. Thread: CV Joint Boot

    by hughestt
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    Re: CV Joint Boot

    Hello Again,

    Well I got the CV boots replaced. Freeing up the strut to give the shaft room to move, I did have to use a heavy hammer on the drive shaft to get it to move out of the hub, but the...
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    Parking sensor fitting on 9000

    Dear All,

    I've been struggling to find a good place to pick up a feed for the parking sensors that I bought for my 1997 9000 CSE Anniversary.

    I thought I'd read somewhere that there was a...
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