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2003 SAAB: 5 idles very rough at times; it..TRottle..special tools

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My 2003 SAAB 9-5 idles very rough at times; it was diagnosed to need a TRottle Body and an Ignition Cassette. Can I replace these myself without specual tools or diagnostic equipment?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Pete NelsonJr. replied 7 years ago.
The ignition casette is on the top of the engine with 4 torx screws and an electrical connector.It is very easy to change. The throttle body will require a little more skill, however its not too hard either, in place of NOT having a scan tool I would disconnect the battery before beginning the work and hopefully things will "reset" on their own(they should) after replacing the throttle body.Good luck and hope this helps.
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