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Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 13:16:44 +0100
From: Paul Brownjohn <Paul-no-spam-nospamnjohn.co.uk>
Subject: Re: 9000CS Low boost turbo...more


Henrik B. wrote: > "Paul Brownjohn" <Paul-no-spam-nospamnjohn.co.uk> skrev i en meddelelse > news:418603f5$1nospam.vo.lu... > > >>>Depends on which MY we're talking about. The 1991 and 1992 CS does have >>>DI but no Trionic, so it has a knocking-sensor. Not until MY '93 is the >>>CS fitted with Trionic. >>> >>>Cheers! >> >>This one is a 1992 so I guess it does have a knock sensor....but where is >>it? > > > You can se it here: > http://www.saabklub.dk/Saabklubdk/Knock%20sensor.jpg > > It's located underneath the inlet-manifold towards the cabin a little to the > left, standing in front of the car. > > >>Also I have a 1991 9000S 2.3 Turbo which has sadly expired due to dead >>starter motor, dead clutch, two dead wheel bearings and a host of other >>problems. I am wondering how many of the bits (engine, turbo and other >>related bits) I couls steal off it to fix this and any other potential >>problems with this CS? > > > Almost everything. > > Cheers! > > I understand that if the connection to the knock sensor is dud or the knock sensor itself is dud then it would cause the symptoms I have. When I bought the car, it had the 'Biro' mod on it (a piece of tube with a hole drilled in it inserted into one of the tubes from the APC valve) this caused the turbo the blow right off the scale of the boost guage. I have now sealed the hole and now it hardly blows at all but I guess that at least means that the waste gate is opening and closing and that the waste gate actuator is likewise operating....hence my concern about the knock sensor. Presumably I can try the APC valve from 9000S and at the limit the waste gate actuator (which also definately works on the old one...so well in fact that the fuel cut-off has recently started operating) Anybody know if the anti-knock sensor can be salvaged and re-used? Cheers Paul BJ

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