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Slide under the bumper and look on the back side of it. You will find the bolts that attach it to the body.

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Mar 03, 2020

P 1181 code- long fuel trim max value air fuel lean.possible causes fuel filter clogged or restricted-fuel injectors dirty or restricted-fuel level too low during heavy acceleration events- fuel pressure regulator has failed.not supplying enough fuel- water or alcohol in fuel causing low 02 sensor signal during acceleration.

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Sep 14, 2018

This may or may not work,it worked on a different car. Try shaking the steering wheel back and forth while pulling on key, or turning ignition. Hope it helps.

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Feb 24, 2018

For the amount of money it will cost it would be worth changing the thermostat anyway. They aren't very expensive and reasonably easy to repair.
Water pump replacements are more expensive AND more work. Try the cheaper one first as thermostats are known to wear out.
If the overflow tank is backing up it will be because the safety valve built into the water pump is diverting built up pressure.

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Feb 11, 2018

Check the idle air control (IAC) sensor and the throttle position sensor(TPS).

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Feb 04, 2018

probably just shorter belt will not go round air-con

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Feb 03, 2018

you will have to go to the dealer and see if they can replace the key if not then you will have to replace the entire lock cylender

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Jul 14, 2017

head gaskets do not "dry out"
running rough indicates injector problems --stale fuel dirty injectors or sticking injectors
run the fault codes to determine fault area
oil around spark plugs indicates that the rocker cover seal under the plug tube is leaking into the plug area

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Jul 01, 2017

there may have been air trapped in the power steering system. Keep a close eye on the system & your oil. Make sure your not leaking (wrong filter etc.)

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Apr 09, 2017

my saab did something similar to this except it sounded funny when it turned over (real fast) turns out that it had something to do with variable valve timing piston in heads, they wanted like 1300to repair it so just sold it , hope that s not your problem too

1999 Saab 9-5 | Answered on Aug 25, 2016

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