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The engine light is on my 1995 Saab 900s . The scanner reads no communication . What does that means?

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All dipsticks have an upper and lower mark ..the top mark is the full mark and the lower mark is the add oil mark. Check it with the engine off on level ground.  Also after the motor running at take a few minutes for the oil to return to the oil pan to get an accurate reading.  
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SOURCE: remove/replace shock absorber assembly 900s 1995 saab

  1. Slightly loosen hub center nut when all four wheels are on ground.
  2. Raise and support vehicle, then remove five wheel bolts and wheel.
  3. Remove hub center nut, then the wheel sensor,
  4. Press back brake piston using slip-joint pliers,
  5. Remove caliper from steering swivel member, then suspend in wheel housing with cable tie.
  6. Remove brake disc and back plate, then slightly loosen tie rod end nut.
  7. Press out tie rod end nut using puller tool or equivalent.
  8. Remove nut and tie rod end bolt, then the anti-roll bar to swinging arm nut.
  9. Remove outer ball joint nut.
  10. Press ball joint out of steering swivel member using puller tool or equivalent, installed on spring link.
  11. Remove nut and discard. This self-locking nut must not be reused.
  12. Remove three upper mounting nuts for MacPherson strut, then the strut.
  13. Clamp MacPherson strut in vice.
  14. Compress spring using spring compressor or equivalents.
  15. Hold piston rod and remove nut using MacPherson strut socket tool 89 96 662, or equivalent. This is a self-locking nut and must not be reused.
  16. Remove mounting and top spring seat, then the coil spring, gaiter and compression stop.
  17. Unscrew damper using wrench tool No. 89 96 670, or equivalent, then remove damper from strut.
  18. Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    1. Screw damper in place using wrench tool No. 89 96 670, or equivalent.
    2. Lower end of coil spring should abut against stop in bottom of spring cup.
    3. Position MacPherson strut on vehicle and install three retaining nuts on top mounting. Tighten nuts alternately, according to specifications.
    4. Always use new hub center nut with self-locking threads.

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SOURCE: reading saab 900s obd codes

For OBD code problems check the list of help links below. Click the link below to go through its procedure.--------------Diagnostic Code P2195?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/diagnostic-code-p2195-on-toyota-avalon.html--------------Diagnostic code P1330?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/diagnostic-code-p1330-on-kia-2wd.html------------Diagnostic code P0700, P1330, P1121?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/diagnostic-code-p0700-p1330-p1121-on.html-------------shows error code P1330?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/2003-kia-sorento-shows-error-code-p1330.html--------OBD code P1330?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p1330-on-2003-kia-sorento.html------------OBD code P01300?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p01300-on-toyota-rav4.html--------------OBD code P0768?http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/obd-code-p0768.html------------Evaporative Emissions System codes details?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/11/evaporative-emissions-system-codes.html--------------- Engine Misfire codes?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/engine-misfire-codes-on-chevrolet.html

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Misfire on cylinder 4?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/misfire-on-cylinder-4.html

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ABS trouble codes for all models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/abs-trouble-codes-for-all-1994-00-acura.html

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Diagnostic code P0010?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/diagnostic-code-p0010.html-------------Diagnostic Code P1396?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnostic-code-p1396.html

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Code P0452?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/code-p0452.html

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OBD code P0172 on Buick?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/obd-code-p0172-on-buick-park-avenue.html

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DTC Code P0321?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/dtc-code-p0321-on-buick-park-avenue.html

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Error Code P0471?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/error-code-p0471-on-2007-dodge-ram-3500.html

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P0304 Error code?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/p0304-error-code-on-dodge-neon.html

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OBDII scan is receiving NO BUS CODE?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/obdii-scan-is-receiving-no-bus-code.html

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How to Clear OBD error Codes?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-clear-obd-error-codes-on-acura.html

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Diagnosis and Testing Car Components?

http://vwrepairhelp.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnosis-and-testing-car-components.html

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Diagnostic Trouble Codes list?

Part 1.

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnostic-trouble-codes-list-for-acura_18.html

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Diagnostic Trouble Codes list?

Part 2.------

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/diagnostic-trouble-codes-list-for-acura.html

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OBD Code is cleared but check engine light will not RESET?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-is-cleared-but-check-engine.html

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Diagnostic Code 43 and 71?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/diagnostic-code-43-and-71-on-1991.html

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Code P0132?

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P0031 code?

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How to get diagnostic Code without OBD Scanner on Pre 1995 cars?

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OBD-II Trouble Code P0300?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/obd-ii-trouble-code-p0300.html

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Getting diagnostic code P0016?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/getting-diagnostic-code-p0016.html

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How to Read Codes from Check Engine Light?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-read-codes-from-check-engine.html

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Diagnostic Code P0540 continues to return and the MIL light is on?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/diagnostic-code-p0540-continue-to.html

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DTC Trouble Code P0401?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/dtc-trouble-code-p0401.html

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Car misfires and error code P0306 and P0303 is shown?

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Diagnostic code P0463?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/diagnostic-code-p0463-on-ford-f250.html

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Check engine light with codes P2195 and P2197?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/01/check-engine-light-with-codes-p2195-and.html

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Diagnostic error code P0121,P0505,P1000,P2101,P2104, P2110,P2135,P2106?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/diagnostic-error-code.html

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P0174, P0037 and P2197?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/p0174-p0037-and-p2197-on-toyota-rav4.html

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P0352 Obd code?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/p0352-obd-code-on-toyota-rav4.html

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Error code p0402?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/error-code-p0402-on-ford-escape.html

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Obd Code P0763?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p0763-on-lexus.html

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OBD code P0301, P0430 and P0174?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p0301p0430-and-p0174.html

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OBD code P0500?http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/obd-code-p0500-on-lexus-rx-300.html
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How to get check engine light off on a 1995 Saab 900S?


Pull the battery cables off and let them sit off for about 30secs. If the code comes back on after the battery is disconnected than that means you have a hard code and will have to have the car scanned and reset. There are two kinds of codes, hard and soft, hard codes need to be scanned and reset soft codes are simple issues that by disconnecting the battery the codes will go away.

Oct 19, 2013 | 1995 Saab 900

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How to get the check engine light off a 1995 Saab 900s


MY FIRST PROBLEM WITH THAT WAS A VACUUM LINE TO THE THROTTLE VALVE.I FIXED IT AND TOOK IT TO SOMEONE WHO HAD A TECH2 AND CLEARED IT.YOU'LL BE BETTER OFF DOING THE SAME WITH THE TECH2.WITH THE SAAB SO MANY THINGS GET THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON LOL.GETTING IT OF AND KEEPING IT OFF ARE TWO DIFFERANT THINGS.
BUT IN THE LONG RUN IT'S CHEAPER TO BUY YOUR OWN TECH2 FOR UNDER $100 ON LINE AND LEARN YOURSELF. IF YOU ARE GOING TO KEEP YOUR SAAB

Oct 12, 2011 | 1995 Saab 900

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The check engine light is on my 1995 Saab 900s. I can not find a techician with the correct scanner.How can I turn off the light?


There are three ways to reset a check engine light.

1. Disconnect the battery, wait approximately 30 minutes, reconnect the battery. This resets the cars computer which also reset the check engine light. On newer OBD (on-board diagnostic) compliant vehicles this usually does not work. See step 2.

2. Reset using an OBD II reader. When you hook an OBD II code reader up to your vehicle, you can reset the computer using the code reader.

3. Fixing the problem. Generally the check engine light comes on for a reason. Usually it is emission related (sensors, gas cap) or electrical (faulty wiring). In this case the way to reset the check engine light is to fix the problem

Oct 12, 2011 | 1995 Saab 900

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Odb2 will not pwr up my snapon scanner on a 95 saab 900s


The OBDII Scanner will turn the ignition key forward but don't start vehicle and turn all lights and radio off and heater off. And plug the scanner in. Then it will run the codes and tell you what code(s) are write them down. Then you will hit the erase button to reset your engine light. If the light goes back on you have a problem it should stay off up to 50 miles if not then have your vehicle checked out usually it could be your O2 sensors or a MAF Sensor "MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR" that is faulty and or your intake tubes are loose allowing too much air flow in to the engine if this happens your car will be running too lean.

Good Luck!

Feb 08, 2010 | 1995 Saab 900

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I have a 1995 900s convertible with a display engine light on. Can I use a ODB I or ODB II code reader to read and clear the code?


if you can find the plug m8 yes usually in drivers foot well behind dash or unders ashtray or panel under handbrake

Dec 08, 2009 | 1995 Saab 900

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CHECHING OIL LEVEL ON 1995 SAAB 900S


The dip stick end is a plastic square piece with two roundish bulbs on each end. The oil level should read just at the bottom of the top bulb (the bulb nearest the yellow cap at the top end of the dip stick). This indicates full.

Mar 23, 2009 | 1995 Saab 900

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How do you read the oil level correctly on dipstick to 1995 Saab 900S?


All dipsticks have an upper and lower mark ..the top mark is the full mark and the lower mark is the add oil mark. Check it with the engine off on level ground.  Also after the motor running at take a few minutes for the oil to return to the oil pan to get an accurate reading.  
Do not overfill.

Mar 23, 2009 | 1995 Saab 900

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Srs light stays on ,in saab 1990 900s


I did not buy the car,the link you have sent me on your first email does not work

Jan 27, 2009 | 1995 Saab 900

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1995 900s OBD1 OBD2 ?


1995 is OBD 1. Saab became OBD 2 compliant in 1996. The error message may represent a communication problem between the device and the on board electonics, although this most often is manifested by failure of the reader to provide any message. Check your diagnostic port on the back side where the wires enter it. You will need to remove the two screws that secure it to the underside of the lower dash panel beneath the steering wheel to do this. Make sure that none of the pins have been pushed through the back side or have been loosened within the port. If it looks suspicious, try holding the wires securely into the port when connecting to the scanner. It may help to have an assistant who can experiment with various positions pushing against the backs of the pins while you try to get a secure connection. If this is not the problem, the scanner you purchased my employ the wrong communication standard for Saab cars, which is ISO 9141. There are three others out there in common use.

Sep 07, 2008 | 1995 Saab 900

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