Date: Sat, 02 May 1998 00:11:40 -0600 From: Rick and Lorie Mieras <rlmierasnopsamsplanet.net> Subject: Re: Timing Chain
Jeffrey Baker wrote: > > I would appreciate hearing from all Saab owners who have had a timing chain > break. Please give the following information: > > Model (900, 9000, etc) > Model Year (1989, etc.) > Mileage at time of breakage (specify miles or kilometers) > If known, how many valves were damaged? > Dealer or service shop comments if any when you brought it in > Any correspondence or action with the dealership or Saab USA or Saab > Automobile AB > > Send to: rochcomnopsamcom or reply to news group > alt.autos.saab Rick from Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada, here... I have 212,000 kilometers on my '87 9000Turbo. I have never had a problem with my timing chain, but I am wondering if it has a specific life? Should I be changing it just 'cuz of the mileage?