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  1. Oxygen sensor monitor Inc.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, so recently I replaced a couple of ignition coils on my 2007 93 Aero and I unplugged the battery a couple times ( I was sent a couple of faulty coils that didn't match up), erased my codes and proceeded to drive the car to cycle through the sensors and get them to show "OK". It has...
  2. SMOG Check - Which readiness monitors?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, This might be a silly question. I need to clear a Californian smog check, but I have continuously problems with a P2138 error code (check the threads here). As a consequence, I need to clear the fault codes frequently because the car goes to Limp Home Mode. Doing so, I also clear...
  3. 2001 9-5 intermitent oil light and smoke

    9-5 Workshop
    This is what happened... The oil light was flickering on and off while idle, so I thought the engine needs oil. I added 2 lts and the oil light still blinks and the engine exhausts a smog cloud that my car now seems a crop fumigating plane. I´ll appreciate your comments to this mess I created...
  4. Do these easily pass smog?

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Looking at possibly buying a 9-7x from out of state. One of the things that concerns me is whether I'll have an issue passing smog when I bring it back to California. If you have failed smog, how much did the repair cost to get it back into compliance? From people's experiences, when they get...
  5. Need help with emissions 16V Turbo LH2.2

    C900 Workshop
    I have a 1988 SAAB 900 Turbo Convertible that has failed California SMOG. Have had it tested 3 times. Once after each batch of repairs, and fiddling. I don't believe the CAT is bad as the CO2 content is high (good). I eventually got the 25 mph test to pass by a large margin but failed the 15 mph...
  6. 1995 900S CA Smog Higher NOX after flex pipe replacement

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Failed CA smog three weeks ago. Ordered a new flex pipe (mine had a hole in it and was loud). Installed it, retested this morning, NOX is now 100 to 200 PPM higher than it was at both levels. Everything else is very low. Any ideas? I used a bottle of fuel system cleaner in the tank before the...
  7. 1986 SAAB 9000 Turbo. Santa Rosa, CA, 500

    Cars for Sale - North America
    hello. this is possibly a parts car for anyone near Santa Rosa, California. It drives very nicely, but the distributor vacuum advance is broken, causing the timing to be high, and not able to pass smog :( Dark gray, tinted windows. Hatchback. Cloth seats, replaced headliner, all service records...
  8. Saab is trying to Die

    9000 Workshop
    hello all, much to my dismay, my old friend is having some issues. I failed smog for the evap test and now am fully prepared to fix that problem ( with some help from the state of California!). However, i noticed when the smog check was going on, little plumes of black smoke came out of my...
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