Date: Mon, 5 Oct 1998 01:21:30 +0100
From: "E.Varnell" <E.Varnellnopsamternet.com>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9000 2.3 CS crank shaft problem


Justin VanAbrahams wrote in message <3616F4C8.7781nopsamnet>... >E.Varnell wrote: >> >> This is a little worrying. I recently bought a 1992 9000 CS 2.3 as a safe >> car which would be ultra reliable but I seem to have picked a year and >> engine size that is a little dodgy. I have been wondering whether the quirks >> I experienced were just "features" but reading these mails maybe not. >> >[snip] > >> It is a shame because I love the car otherwise and I don't want to sell it. >> However reading about the problems of 1992 2.3 9000's I am having some >> doubts! > > >How many miles does the car have? > >Have you checked the air mass meter and the o2 sensor? >Have you changed your tranny fluid (should be done not >less than every 50,000 miles)? Have you changed your >power steering fluid? > >-Justin Thanks for your reply The car has done 95000 Miles. When I bought it had done 92000 and had just had its latest Full Saab Service. The car has a full Saab service history which I imagine means that all the fluid changes and checks have been carried out. Maybe I am being optimistic? I could certainly change the power steering fluid but could this make the car pull to one side? Can you explain what you mean by Tranny? I'm not sure I would know how to test the meters you referred to. I would imagine I need special equipment to test them. Is this correct? Elliot

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