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Thanks for the input... Their reasoning for the resistor is because the fan stopped blowing on levels 1 & 2 which they claim can cause the AC to stop. When I brought it back to them today to see if they could make everything right before they lost their reputation :) they put it up on the lift and brought me to see the car and said they were able to find a leak this time with the ink test and showed me both (upper and lower) corroded ends of the hoses. Their claim is that b/c when I brought it to them the first time the problem was the low speed motor on the fan (which I agree it was) and they ran the ink test without any negative results they assumed that b/c I described the correlating blower issue in tandem with previously running the ink test that when they replaced the resistor and heard the compressor kick on that it (the ac) "would" work fine, instead of actually waiting to see if it would. So.... I said if they can replace these parts with the expense of the labor and parts of the resistor I would pay the difference but they need to make it right. I want to believe their honest people, they're a "saab specialist" ma and pa shop that give you the option of used parts before OEM parts, so I think I'll give them one more chance to get it right, if not, they are part of the BBB and I'm sure with little effort on my part I could be sure their reputation is known to all that I am in contact with. ugh.. I wish my Uncle were still around (he was my mechanic... and a very good one at that) I appreciate your commiseration :) !! - Eliana

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What the mechanic done was to pull the codes from the ecu,in other words read the diagnostic codes stored and reset to allow the new transmission to work,the radio problem is not connected and you have to be very accurate and follow the directions by the book when you input the code.

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