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Pat number metal coolant pipe in the front of the engine of a saab 93 2008 diesel

Saab 93 2008 diesel the bleed screw arrowed is located in the metal coolant pipe at the front of the engine

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SOURCE: 2003 Saab 9-5 Check Engine Light

Take the car to Autozone, they will read the codes via OBD II for free.  Other parts stores may have the same policy ... call first.   My VW dealer charges $40 to pull the codes!!   I bought a low-end OBD II reader for $50, as the wife and I  both have VWs.

White smoke is usually antifreeze, the most frequent cause of this is head gasket blown or cracked head ... big bucks.  Hopefully this is not you.  Unless the car had a dramatic overheating incident, for most makes of cars, this should not happen until you have over 100K miles, probably closer to 200K.   
White smoke could also be break fluid sucked in from power brake booster.  If it's brake fluid, it will smell very bad.  
On cold days, when the car first starts, white smoke can just be normal condensation in the tailpipe ... if it happens after the car is warmed up ... it's something else.
Check your coolant overflow tank level ... if it's very low or empty ... put water in (don't bother with antifreeze yet in case you are burning it up in the engine).  
Good luck, ..ajm

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SOURCE: 96' saab safety neutral switch

It is under the battery tray. Here is where it is and how to get to it.
Here is another procedural tutorial on how to remove and replace it.
Assuming that this is an automatic, the NSS is a common problem. A common, cheap and easy ten minute bypass method has been developed to get around the problem or at the least to use to confirm the diagnosis of a failed switch.

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SOURCE: I need an engine diagram for a 1995 saab 900 se V6

A SAAB dealer should be able to print one out for you. BTW that engine is practically identical to the V6 used in a caddy Catera, and Saturn Ion. Those diagrams would be the same, so you might want to search that also.

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SOURCE: 1998 Saab 900SE Turbo - Engine Sputtering

Koby53,
There are a couple of reasons why you are experiencing these concerns. The following are examples of what can be wrong or malfunctioning with your Saab. First check the idle air control valve. This valve controls the amount of air being distributed to your Intake manifold by bypassing the throttle body. This valve is controlled by the computer, make sure the wiring is ok and connected correctly. If you wish to clean the valve you can but make sure you use a carb cleaner or equivalent and remove all the debris and chemical. Secondly the fuel pump.

The fuel pump is hard to diagnose because it can lead you around other concerns like the ignition system. One way to check the fuel pump is to use a test light on the fuel pump circuit. On the 900se it should be fuse #37(not absolutely positive) while the car is running you can check the fuse. If there is power in the circuit and the engine wants to die out check the wiring for the fuel pump all the way to the tank. If there is no continuity than repair the wire that is damaged there should be continuity on all the wires. If all checks out ok but it keeps failing change the fuel pump. If you find that the fuse blown on the fuel pump circuit check the wiring if it is ok change the pump.

There are many things to check on your saab hopefully you find this helpful.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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Thermostat on a saab


4 Cylinder Thermostat Removal


1. Drain the coolant by opening the drain cock or removing the lower radiator hose. Remove the lid to speed up process

2. Remove the throttle body cover on turbo cars

3. Remove the bypass hose and the pressure pipe between the Intercooler and the throttle body on turbo cars

4. Rempve the screw that holds the coolant pipe to the water pump

5. Remove the screw that holds the coolant pipe in the front left of the engine

6. Remove the hose to the throttle body pre-heater

7. Remove the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat

8. Refit in Reverse

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Where is the thermostat located on saab900 se


4 Cylinder Thermostat Removal


1. Drain the coolant by opening the drain cock or removing the lower radiator hose. Remove the lid to speed up process

2. Remove the throttle body ccover on turbo cars

3. Remove the bypass hose and the pressure pipe between the Intercooler and the throttle body on turbo cars

4. Rempve the screw that holds the coolant pipe to the water pump

5. Remove the screw that holds the coolant pipe in the front left of the engine

6. Remove the hose to the throttle body pre-heater

7. Remove the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat

8. Refit in Reverse

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99 sunfire loosing water and overheating


Lot's of these problems going around. First thing is to locate where the coolant is going. Is it leaking onto the ground or going through the engine and out the exhaust? As for no heat, Check to be sure you have enough antifreeze. Pure water can cause the engine to not warm up and result in no heat. Air in the system can also cause these problems and must be bled out through the air bleed screw on top of the engine. On most of these cars it is towards the passenger side front on a metal pipe. It's a funny looking fitting with a flat head screw on top and a hole on the side. With the system full and the car running, slowly open the screw until bubbles come out and continue to bleed until you get no more air out. Let the car run to reach normal running temp and try bleeding again and again until you can't get any air out (they're funny that way). If you can not locate coolant leaking onto the ground it's due to a blown head gasket or a cracked head.12_24_2012_5_56_58_pm.png

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Excess presure in coolant system


head gasket has gone but you havent stated if its a petrol or a diesel ,because the petrol one especially does have a bleed thump screw on the heater pipe at the back of the engine but if bleed and still pressurising then its a new gasket but these engine do suffer from head corrosion in the water ports if no antifreeze used and yours could have water ports that have corroded too large to hold ,its a 405 which is a old car now so it may be cheaper to buy a newer model

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My heat does not work properly


sounds like you have an air lock in the system, look for a bleed screw on hose or pipe.
when vehicle is cold remove coolant resevoir cap and fill with the bleed screw loose until coolant comes out of screw.Then tighten screw refit cap and run engine.
if unable to find bleed screw raise the front of vehicle as much as possible and top up coolant.

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Location of radiator bleed valve on a 1999 pontiac grand prix.


Looking at the engine from the front of the car, on the LH side there is a black pipe that comes up from the water pump housing and on top of that is a small screw that will bleed the air in the coolant system.

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Bleeding a4 (b6)cooling system?


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2001 9/3 saab hard to start turns over cranks for


Change engine coolant temperature sensor/ECT/,located on a back side of the cylinder head. There is two sensors.ECT sensor is on a cylinder head,another is on water metal pipe.

Apr 12, 2010 | 2001 Saab 9-3

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I can't find the thermostat location on a 2005 chevy uplander? I need to replace it and have the part but can't find it in the engine bay. Took both coolant hoses off no luck.


the thermostat is under the throttle body
remove the air box and the throttle body
remove the top thermostat bolt
the bottom thermostat bolt remove 95% the hole is slotted
replace thr t-stat and reassemble
IMPORTANT
if you have anLX9 engine there will be air bleed scews
if you have an LZ9 it will not have air bleed screws
ok if you have bleed screws open both then fill the rad wait till a STEADY STREAM of coolant is coming out then close bleed screws
start the vehicle put your heater on HOT and VENT AND BLOWER ON HIGH
run vehicle till u get HOT NOT WARM AIR coming out of vents this will insure you have no air in the cooling system

now if you have no bleeders
then fill the rad then install the rad cap
start the engine run engine 2,000-2,500 RPM till the temp. gauge reads about normal about half way
then let the vehicle idle for 3 min
then shut the vehicle off and cool down so the rad cap can be removed
SAFELY
top up coolant
also make sure there is good hot air coming out of the heater if not repeat procedure there is still air in the cooling system
hope you found this helpfull

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How do i bleed cooling system 1996 cavalier


Fill the resovoir full of coolant then put the cap on. Start the car and let the tempture get about 160 -190 depending on your thermostat. Then proceed to turn the motor off. While the motor is off locate the bleeder valve that is loacted on a metal pipe that runs to the side of the head, Slowly turn the bleeder valve between 3/4 to a full rotation then begin to let the system bleed until there is a steady stream of coolant exiting the valve. Start the vehicle again and repeat till resovoir is full and there is absolutley no air in the system. Failure to do so will result in vapor lock and ultimatley coolant system failure

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