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You'll be fine with the 77-82 degree one. If it hasn't been done for a while, it is worth replacing the fan switch, thermostat and doing a coolant flush all at the same time. Most people advise using an 82 degree thermostat with a 16V turbo, but abn 89 works fine as well. Service schedule for complete cooling system service is every 2 years.
 

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Thanks Jezzadee

I notice your ID says your Saab has 190bhp. How do you manage that, I know my Saab can't be anywhere near that.
 

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remember if you have a/c to make sure the driver side (north america) fan is comming on, if only the passenger side is comming on (it clicks on when things get really hot or a/c is turned on) then this should be figured out as well. some advice would be to get a genuine saab swtich and thermostat, i constantly struggle with these terrible fan swtiches,hower i know mine aren't genuine, and yes the lower the degree swtich the better i imagine!
 

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cneglia said:
I notice your ID says your Saab has 190bhp. How do you manage that, I know my Saab can't be anywhere near that.
I use a bleed valve (also called MBC) to raise turbo boost pressure. You can do the same thing by adjusting your APC pots - there's lots of information on this in the Performance and Mods section and on www.900aero.com . I didn't have an APC on my car because it was originally a Light Pressure Turbo, rated at 145 bhp. Yours will be 160 bhp. Easy to turn the power up on these cars.
 

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A/C Cools down the car

Thats how I knew the fan was not coming on. As soon as it heated up I would put the A/C on, kicking on the 2nd fan and cooling down the car in about 2 minutes.
 
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