Date: 15 Oct 1998 17:34:06 -0500 From: becurhfnopsamrar.pbz (Orpheus) Subject: Re: looking at '93 9000 CSE Turbo... any advice?
In article <361a55b2.588863nopsamews.worldnet.att.net>, FEDavisnopsamdnet.att.net says... > On 5 Oct 1998 18:08:08 -0500, becurhfnopsamrar.pbz (Orpheus) wrote: > > >I currently own an '84 900 T and an '88 9000 T and am interested in > >selling the '88 and buying a '93 9000 CSE T. Does anyone have any > >thoughts on that particular year? Any advice would be appreciated. > > Make sure the head gasket and clutch master cylinder have been > replaced (both had problems). If the headlights or high-beams are > intermittent, check the high-beam relay (it may be possible to repair > it yourself with a bit of soldering if you have the same problem I > did). The stock lamp in the center console is 5W and gets VERY hot, > hot enough to melt a CD jewel case. Replace it with a 3W lamp, such as > the one used in the lighted vanity mirrors. If you have difficulty > adjusting the EQ to balance the sound, check out my article in Audio, > June '94 for a very simple modification. Occasionally, gently dust off > the thermistor in the cabin air temperature sensor. BTW, I absolutely > *love* mine and would be hard pressed to choose a replacement. > Thanks for the advice. The car is an automatic, so no master cylinder. The head gasket has been replaced and looks good at present. I'll take a look at the lamp in the console and the stereo when we take possession of the car. Thanks again for your help! Regards, Jason Butler -- to reply use ROT13 to decode my email address: becurhfnopsamrar.pbz