Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 12:42:37 GMT From: "J. Harris" <jackharrisnospamct-o-cutor.comdamnspam> Subject: Re: Emissions & DIC
> J. Harris wrote: > > Hello All. Our '97 900SE failed it's emissions inspection; specifically, > > the code for a faulty cam-shaft sensor was read (gas cap passed and ppm NOX > > passed). After the local independent Saab specialist re-set the > > codes/computers, the Check Engine light stayed "off" for about 20 miles... > > Question: Is the next most logical fix a new Direct Ignition Cassette? And > > while I understand it's a quick/easy replacement for most DIYers, what about > > re-setting the codes for the next inspection? Any other possible > > ideas/repairs needed? Thanks in advance, > > Ummm... why wouldn't you try the camshaft sensor first? > > -- > -Fred W Good point. I think the mechanic already checked it; hence his suggestion about the DIC. Also if it helps, the spark plugs were changed 3000 miles ago at 93K miles for the 90K/95K service.