Remove the retaining screws 3 and the grounding point 4 To install: 1. The higher powered version of the 9-3 was the Viggen. Internal Fault Possible Causes: Replace control module. Check the ground lead to the sensor. Check switches, connectors and crimp connections for oxidation, retracted pins and pin clamping force. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace Intake Cam Angle Solenoid. Hold the camshafts in their proper position and torque the cam sprocket bolts to 49 ft. Remove the 2 circlips on each side of the wheel bearing. Page 26 Back to Top 2. Page 9 Bracket for the air conditioning compressor Intake manifold complete with injectors Temperature sensor lead Ignition module cartridge Valve cover Crankcase ventilation hose Semicircular rubber plug halves from the cylinder head 6.
Loosen the camshaft bearing cap bolts 1 turn at a time to avoid uneven valve spring pressure on the camshafts. Oil pipes Center bolts securing the camshaft sprockets Timing chain tensioner Camshaft sprockets 4. Clean all mating surfaces of any residual gasket material. Remove the wiring harness channel from the cylinder head and disconnect the fuel lines from the camshaft cover. When loosening or tightening the sprocket center bolts, hold the cam still using a wrench installed over the flats on the camshaft. Middle subframe bolts: 141 ft.
Measure resistance to check for open circuits by performing the following: A. A limited amount of play will be present until the hydraulic pressure takes over once the engine is running. Pull off the console, fastened with 2 clips at the rear edge. Oil Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Remove or disconnect the following: Page 6 Back to Top Negative battery cable Ignition module cartridge Valve cover Crankcase ventilation hose 3. Place a drain pan under the transaxle to catch any fluid spillage. Install the subframe on the rear engine mount and torque the bolts to 35 ft.
Check the gearbox with respect to oil level and oil grade. Move the strut to one side. Oil Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Make sure the component or lead being tested is not carrying a current e. It was Saab's entry-level model. Install the gas spring to its lower mounting. Remove the sensor and install a mechanic oil pressure gauge in the port.
On certain vehicles, it may be necessary to remove the universal joint stop screw 10. Place them on the filter housing for the heater system. Check also the connector for oxidation or loose pins. Back surface worn or cracked from a possible overheated engine or interference with the belt cover Fig. Control Module not Added Possible Causes: See After fitting a control module. Hub nuts and both wheels Front splash shield Tapered pin from the gearshift rod joint located under the vehicle Clutch cable and clutch pipe if equipped Both ball joint nuts and the ball joints from the struts Front pipe from the exhaust manifold Catalytic converter Oil cooler lines All the lines connected to the transaxle housing Fig. Mark the direction of rotation of the timing belt for reassembly.
The system must be disabled before performing service on or around system components, steering column, instrument panel components, wiring and sensors. Take the strain off the belt tensioner with the aid of a ratchet handle extension and insert a 3 mm hexagon key in the hole. Bleed the brake system and fill the fluid to the proper level. Install the pressure sensor using a new seal. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
Remove the grounding point for the motor and the 3 retaining screws. Secure the driveshaft assembly in a vice 2. Apply an even bead of LoctiteÂ® 518 sealant, along the oil pan flange. Be careful to install the brake hose in its original position. Check Intake Cam Angle Solenoid. Install the brake hose onto the caliper. Install the cover and the wheel 2.
Engine Electrical Engine Electrical Print Installation Removal Back to Top 9-3 1999 Alternator 1. Trigger the chain tensioner by pressing the pivoting chain guide against it, thereafter, press the pivoting guide against the chain to give the chain its basic tension. Position the lifting table under the vehicle so it is directly under the front engine mount and gearbox. Torque the tensioner to 47 ft. Install or connect the following: Halfshaft Hub and new center nut onto halfshaft. Install a wedge between the oil sump and the subframe so that it can be driven in to raise the engine for installing. Always disconnect the battery cables negative cable first and wait 20 minutes prior to performing service around air bag system components or system wiring.
In 2009, Saab released the limited-edition Turbo X to the 9-3 lineup. Unplug the pressure sensor connector. Use tool 83 95 360 as a backstop. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary. When all bolts are loose, remove the bearing caps and lift out the camshafts.