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  1. 2007 9-5 2.3t - P1181 code

    9-5 Workshop
    I recently bought a 2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t. The check engine light came on after a fast acceleration. I took it to an O'Reilly Auto Parts store to do a free check engine light test. They got a P1181 code. Their scanner didn't have any info on it but they looked it up online and said that the part...
  2. Error Code Help

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I am new to the Saab forum. Thanks for having me. I recently bought a 2003 Saab 9-5 with 2.3L Turbo Engine. Not having any feelings of sluggish or poor performance with the engine (only driven for 2 days). However, I am having 2 error codes. I went to auto zone when the error codes...
  3. P1181 Code Possibly Brake Booster/Vacuum Pump

    9-5 Workshop
    So a little backstory here: Purchased a 2002 9-5 Aero wagon about 2 months ago and it has tuned out to be quite a fixer-upper. Right off the bat I replaced a cracked fuel tank and also had the head gasket done by my indy mechanic that I have been taking my SAABs to for years. Since then the car...
  4. 9-5 Brake booster replacement - the easier way?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi guys, The brake booster (a.ka. servo) on the 9-5 MY 2000-2001 is prone to leak at some point. As it is not serviceable in or out of the car, if it leaks it has to be replaced. With some borrowed knowledge, I was able to change mine in a more straightforward manner than I saw written up on...