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  • Replacing exhaust system
    Posted By Ohioan: 05-17-2018, 08:16 AM
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    I'm not sure; it all depends on the condition of the mufflers. Do you live in a northern climate where they put salt on the roads? If so, I'm guessing the mufflers will need replaced soon anyway.  
  • Replacing exhaust system
    Posted By Ohioan: 01-01-2018, 02:49 PM
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    I recently replaced the exhaust system in my 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan.

    It wasn't too bad of a job, but there were some challenges along the way.

    I documented what did and made a PowerPoint...  
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    I just replaced the rear shocks on our 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan. It’s a pretty easy job except for the (dreaded) rusty nut. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about if you’ve done this job.

    I first...  
  • I broke a couple hose fittings
    Posted By Ohioan: 02-05-2017, 01:41 PM
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    2005 9-5 Arc.

    I broke a couple hose fittings:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/cqoa391ag7jmeq3/Black%20Fitting.JPG?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/so2c2bbbfugqsge/Red%20fitting.JPG?dl=0

    Can these...  
  • Alternator
    Posted By Ohioan: 01-24-2017, 06:27 AM
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    2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan, 2.3T.

    The alternator just crapped out. :(

    Iíve watched a couple youtube videos. It looks like a real PITA job. :(

    Do I jockey the engine around by putting a jack on...  
  • I have a 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan with 115K miles. The blower motor/fan for the heater/AC has been acting up over the past few months.

    When you first turn on the fan, there is no airflow at all....  
  • Heater/AC blower motor
    Posted By Ohioan: 05-30-2016, 07:15 PM
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    2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan. 113K miles.

    The blower motor for the heater/AC has been acting up over the past month. At first, the fan speed was very low, even when the speed was set to maximum, but...  
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    We have a 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan with 100K miles on it. It's my wife's daily driver.

    A few days ago she said the engine was running rough and wants to die after putting the transmission in gear....  
  • Rough idle on 2005 9-5 Arc sedan
    Posted By Ohioan: 01-10-2015, 08:59 AM
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    We just purchased a 2005 9-5 Arc sedan with 72000 miles.


    It runs O.K., but the idle is a bit rough. The RPM will increase for a second, decrease for a second, and then steady out. Four seconds...  
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    A little about me... 47 years old, living in Ohio, and (somewhat) mechanically-inclined.


    I have always driven Ford and General Motors vehicles. Have always bought used, and have done most of...  
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