Date: Sun, 22 Nov 1998 14:37:58 -0800
From: Danny <dmorrownopsamnd.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Re: HELP! My 900s just died...please read!!!!


first and foremost... i would never, ever, ever go to beck. they are not really a saab dealership at heart (more of a gmc). and they are schmucks. i have never had a good experience with a saab there. sounds like you may join the bandwagon. i have been looking for saab care in the area for a while, since my trusty mechanic refuses to work on my saab (which is a shame, since he has to be the best mechanic i have ever come across) i share your pain danny On Sun, 22 Nov 1998, michael endy wrote: > On Friday I had my 125,000 major service performed on my 1992 900S at > the local SAAB dealership (Beck, in Yonkers,NY). Purely preventative > maintenace, as this car has run perfectly it's entire well-loved life. > The mechanics did all the standard tests and changed all worn parts: > other than this they found the car in beautiful shape (for $700). On > Saturday I took it out for a drive and it flat-out DIED without warning > - LESS THAN 30 MILES SINCE MY SERVICING! The battery is fine (all > electric and lights work), it's got 1/2 a tank of gas, and the oil is > new and full, but the engine just won't turn over. I had to get AAA to > tow it back to the dealership ($80), which was of course closed for the > weekend. On Monday morning I will be standing there alongside my dead > car to have a talk with the service manager. If you have ANY thoughts, > heads-ups, ideas, warnings or similar problems PLEASE WRITE BACK ASAP! > >

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