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2008 Saab 9.5 aero w/2.8...
2008 Saab 9.5 aero w/2.8 v6 t and 6spd auto trans. Went to friends shop to have trans fluid exchanged. Had to remove battery and casing to get to filler for trans fluid. After car was put back together "steering lock malfunction stop safely" shows in dic. Now key will not turn ignition at all making it difficult to get any other codes. Are in process of cleaning contacts on ignition switch and sim. Is there possibly an easier option that escapes us? Thank you!
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Saab Mechanic: Joe Barfield, Master High-Tech replied 2 years ago
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Saab Mechanic: Joe Barfield, Master High-Tech replied 2 years ago

Try removing battery cables & touch them together for about 5 seconds to brain dead the computer system....Thanks Joey

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Already tried, thank you Joey.
Saab Mechanic: Joe Barfield, Master High-Tech replied 2 years ago

sure nothing is not hooked up correctly ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Looks good to me (hook up) and unable to scan since the ignition switch is locked and key will not turn car on.
Saab Mechanic: Joe Barfield, Master High-Tech replied 2 years ago

Sorry sounds like Dealer Time to Me

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