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    Steering wheel cover

    Hi everyone, boring question but I'm looking to get a steering wheel cover for my 9-3 aero (53 plate) but the wheel is bigger than cars I have had in the past therefore my cover doesn't fit. After...
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    Re: Tappets or turbo?

    Thanks guys that's been really helpful. I will look into getting the oil changed and post back here to let you know if it worked. Cheers
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    Confused about all things bulb!

    I have recently bought a 53 plate 2.0l 93 Aero. It still has standard bulbs all over and I fancied getting rid of the dull yellow look of the following bulbs for some LED's.. however they appear to...
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    Re: Tappets or turbo?

    Okay so let's say I do have a warranty, are you suggesting I should get a refund? What do people think the problem is?
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    Re: Tappets or turbo?

    Well.. that's a bit a of a sore point. I did yes, and within the first week I needed a new battery and to solve two misfiring cylinders! They paid for that to be fixed but it took a lot of persuading...
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    Re: Tappets or turbo?

    That's good news!
    I've seen a lot of discussion about which oil should be used. My car was serviced before I bought it 2 months ago so unless the wrong oil was used surely it won't need changing...
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    Re: Tappets or turbo?

    Sorry should have mentioned all that! Its a 2003 Aero petrol manual 108,000 miles
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    Tappets or turbo?

    The only reason I noticed this is because a mechanic pointed it out whilst doing another job on my car. When the engine starts from cold there is a distinct 'tapping' noise coming from the engine....
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    Re: Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    Also when looking online there seem to be different names for different types of ECU. Isn't an ECU just and ECU or are there variants? e.g. a lot of sites ask if you want a fuel ECU or a central...
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    Re: Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    You used two different years in your example. MY04 or MY03 to MY06 have the same ECU's? How easy is it to find them? I don't know the first thing about car mechanics so trying to find a new 'brain'...
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    Re: Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    It's a 53 (October).
    I'm not very good at all this mechanic stuff! So I would need to find another 53plate aero manual 4dr in a scrap yard somewhere? And then find a mechanic with tech2 equipment...
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    Re: Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    I was worried you might say that! I've read that you can divorce/marry second hand ECU's.. Is this safe? Or should I be going to a Saab specialist? Any idea on costs?
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    Re: Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    Hi there,
    I've been driving my car fine for the last few days, no issues at all. However this afternoon it cut my engine whilst driving. I've got an OBDII reader and got code P0601 - "internal...
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    Can anyone solve this odd issue?

    This is my first post on here and it's quite a complex one I'm afraid! I hope someone out there can help me.

    I have a 2003 9-3 Aero 2.0T petrol at 108,000 miles. My car has recently developed some...
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