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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:28 pm 
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Car Models: SAAB 95 AERO HOT AUTO ESTATE
Hi

The metal water pipe running along the front of the engine has failed (1.9 Tid 150). I have sourced a replacement, but how do you access the bolts holding it in place. I have managed to get the passenger side disconnected.

I've removed the plastic pipe from the air filter, but how to you remove the bottom section of the pipe (that run down the side of the dipstick tube)

Can anyone give me a link on how to change the pipe. The Saab EPC shows a gasket on 1 end of the pipe, can this be reused or do i need to replace it.

Many thanks
Stephen


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:36 pm 
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Car Models: 9-5 1.9TID Vector Sport Estate
There are two bolts on the left hand end of the tube (as you look into the engine bay from the front of the car) - one long and one short, in opposing corners of that end which is a rectangular section. This is where the gasket is and I reused mine when I removed this pipe to remove the turbo.

The bolts are a bugger to get to behind the dipstick bracket - I seem to recall bending the bracket round out of the way and perhaps bending the dipstick tube out of the way a bit too to get to them. Dipstick bracket is on a separate short bolt into the engine.

Interested in whether your tube has a valve on it? Mine doesn't but others that I have seen do.

Apologies if I've misremembered any of the above - I'll have a look for pics as I may have some.


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