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I think you need to jot down your VIN number and plug it into a VIN decoder (check out saabnet.com for starters).
I am not sure about Saab, but BMWs have a blowout resistor that controls the fan speed. The telltale that the resistor went bad is erratic/inoperative fan behavior.
I did some research on some Saab forums. I found that typically on US bound Saab 9-5 a bulb is installed on both sides. However, the metal circuit on the passenger side is cut to disable that side. This is to prevent the rear fog lights from appearing as brake lights (there are arguments about the legality of dual rear fog lights in certain US locations). ...
In short, yes. It's usually a fault in the connecting control hoses, the solenoid valve or the bypass valve. The bypass valve is a common failure on these vehicles
I'm unsure as to what you mean by booster valve. Do you mean the charge air bypass valve? P1110 Charge Air Bypass Valve (CABV) performance fault. Either the diaphragm in the bypass valve is bad. The vacuum supply line to the bypass valve is bad. Or the bypass valve solenoid/wiring has a fault.
This sounds like proper OBD-II software behavior. The CARB OBD-II rules state that for most trouble codes the check engine light should go off after two passed tests and then the codes should erase from memory after 40 passed tests. The fact that the light has gone off on its own is a good sign that the repairs were correct. No need to clear the codes, ...
The legal requirement (in the UK) is for there to be at least one, however where your car is fitted with two rear fog lights they should both light up, otherwise you could fail an inspection if the police decided to stop you. All the cars I have ever owned have had 2 rear fog lights, but you do see a lot which have one side fitted with a red fog light and ...
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