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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:52 am 
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Joined: Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:31 am
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Location: Bucks
Car Models: Saab NG 9-5 Aero
I was getting the Service ESP message displayed, originally at full lock but more recently when it was wet. On bad days I'd get the message and a Red brake warning, the park brake wouldn't set and the trip distance blanked. An engine restart cleared the problems.

I took it to BPV in Slough and they were intrigued enough to investigate properly and soon found that just moving the cable on the right wishbone was enough. Hence I made the decision to replace both left and right sensors. The cable and sensor are one part, and, although it doesn't look difficult to replace, it would take a fair amount of time without a lift, with it not to bad at all the job was done in under an hour.

For anyone with an NG 9-5, beware, there are several different sensors, I counted 5 possible parts. The length for my car was 740mm, the shorter ones won't be any good and the longer ones will obviously be a problem but check before buying. WIS isn't much help and they aren't in my copy of EPC. I contacted BillJ and he can find the right part from the VIN/Registration so I would recommend buying from him if you are in any way unsure of what you need.


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