Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 16:55:51 -0000 From: "Tomnospamtech" <saabtechnospamnnect.com> Subject: Re: Wanted: dead throttle assmebly for 99'ish 9-5 or similar
"Dave Hinz" <DaveHinznospaml.com> wrote in message news:55glorF24m7rmU1nospamindividual.net... > On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 21:00:01 +0000, Andrew Sinclair <news11nospamlycat.org> > wrote: >> Can't help you with a failed throttle body (mine's fine - touch wood!) >> but the usual cause of problems is the butterfly needing cleaning, gunk >> and carbon tends to build up around the circumference of the butterfly >> causing it to stick. > (Snip of good stuff gathered from several places) > > Thanks so much - great information. I'm going to see what I can come up > with on this one rather than just blindly replacing it. > > Dave >There is a software fix for throttle bodies on 95`s and 93`s with the b205 >and b235 engines, Once the software is downloaded and the throttle body is >reset that is usually the end of the problem. Some dealers in the uk are >doing the software download for free if you have service history, so it may >be worthwhile giving your local dealer a try, Regards, Tom, Saabtech.