Complete workshop & service manual with electrical wiring diagrams for SAAB 900 1979-1998. It's the same service manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional and intact without any missing page.
This SAAB 900 1979-1998 service & repair manual (including maintenance, overhaul, disassembling & assembling, adjustment, tune-up, operation, inspecting, diagnostic & troubleshooting…) is divided into different sections. Each section covers a specific component or system with detailed illustrations. A table of contents is placed at the beginning of each section. Pages are easily found by category, and each page is expandable for great detail. The printer-ready PDF documents work like a charm on all kinds of devices.
VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT
All vehicles have hydraulic valve lifters. No adjustment is required.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
NOTE: For reassembly reference, label all electrical connectors, vacuum hoses, and fuel lines before removal. Also place mating marks on engine hood and other major assemblies before removal.
FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE
WARNING: Residual fuel pressure may be present in fuel system when engine is off. To avoid fire hazard, wrap a shop towel around fuel fitting before disconnecting fuel lines.
To release fuel pressure, disconnect fuel lines at fuel pressure regulator and fuel injection manifold.
NOTE: Remove engine and transaxle as a unit.
Removal (900 Series)
1. Drape protective covers over the fenders to protect the paint and remove the battery.
2. Open the drain plug and drain the coolant. Remove the filler cap on the expansion tank to speed up the process.
3. Remove the air cleaner complete with hoses. Remove the cover or resonator.
4. Detach the throttle cable and bend it aside.
5. Disconnect the Cruise Control cable from the throttle body, unplug the Cruise Control connector, undo the retaining bolts and remove the Cruise Control unit complete with cable.
6. Using tool (83 94 702 or 83 95 261), detach the fuel hoses and plug them.
7. Disconnect the tank breather hose and bend it to one side.
8. Remove the pressure sensor and place it on the engine (turbo).
9. Disconnect the vacuum hose for secondary air injection (certain cars) and disconnect the brake servo vacuum hose from the intake manifold.
10. Remove the Boost Pressure Control (BPC) and place it on the engine (turbo).
11. Relieve the belt tensioner of strain, using a ratchet handle extension, and insert a 6 mm drill in the hole.
NOTE: Exercise the utmost care to ensure that the belt tensioner does not break at its end position.
12. Remove the servo pump from the bracket and set it aside.
13. Remove the delivery pipe between the charge air cooler and the throttle body (turbo).
14. Remove the coolant hoses.
15. Remove the hose for secondary air injection (certain cars).
16. Unplug the A/C compressor's connector and remove the compressor's upper retaining bolts (with A/C).
17. Disconnect the positive lead from the positive terminal block (on the engine) and disconnect the ground cable from the gearbox.
18. Remove the ignition cable and the electrical leads from the ignition coil (B206i B234i).
19. Unplug the gearbox connectors and place them on the engine.
20. Disconnect the oxygen (Lambda) sensor lead and (in certain markets) the catalytic converter temperature warning lead.
21. Remove the breather hose from the gearbox and plug the hole (automatic transmission).
22. Remove the selector lever cable (automatic transmission) or separate the selector rod (manual gearbox/SENSONIC).
23. Disconnect the clutch cable (manual gearbox) or disconnect the clutch pipe and plug it (SENSONIC).
24. Remove the glove box (LHD) or the lower part of the panel on the right-hand side (RHD), fold back the carpet and unplug the control module for the central locking system. Remove the wiring for the engine.