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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove rear steering gear crossmember mounting bolts and crossmember.
  • Remove wire harness from wire harness retaining clips on transmission oil cooler line bracket.
  • Remove transmission oil cooler line bracket bolt.
  • Remove right transmission cover bolt.
  • Remove starter bolts.
  • Move starter toward front of vehicle, and remove transmission cover.
  • Remove starter solenoid heat shield.
  • Tilt and rotate starter in order to pass starter between transmission oil cooler lines...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Saab -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2008-09 9-7x -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

Reset

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cleared by adjusting the tires to the recommended pressure and driving the vehicle at a speed above 25 mph for more that 2 minutes.

Relearn

If the tires have been rotated, the system relearn procedure must be performed as follows:

  • Apply the Parking brake, then place the ignition switch in the on position.
  • Cycle the headlamp switch from off to Parking Lamp position 4 times within 4 seconds.
  • The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition radiator outlet hose clamp at radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain cooling syst...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X Aero 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner resonator outlet duct assembly by doing the following:
    • Disconnect PVC valve, fresh air tube from air cleaner resonator outlet duct.
    • Loosen clamps at MAF and IAT sensors.
    • Remove bolt for air clean...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

HVAC Components Diagram for 2008 Saab 9-7X 4.2I 4.2 L6 GASHVAC Components Diagram for 2008 Saab 9-7X 4.2I 4.2 L6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Lower Left Air Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Harness
  • Ground 107
  • Ground 108
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Saab 9-7X Aero 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Saab 9-7X Aero 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Theft Deterrent Module
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Engine Control Module
  • 2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Saab 9-7X 5.3I 5.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Theft Deterrent Module
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Engine Rattle Noise after R And R of the Crankshaft Balancer -Inspect Bolt Torque
    Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 4.2I 4.2 L6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Saab 9-7X 4.2I 4.2 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Saab 9-7X AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Saab 9-7X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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