Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2000 05:04:06 GMT From: wald**manfnopsamo.com Subject: Re: Buying a Used Saab 900
On Sat, 25 Mar 2000 03:04:28 GMT, "Dan Matz" <dmatznopsamnatha.net> wrote: > >Mark Robert Stephen wrote in message <38dbeaa4.173748355nopsamtdoor>... >>I am in the market for a new car and am thinking about a used Saab >>900SE 5 door, maybe a 1997 or 1998. >> >>I don't know that much about Saabs, just love the way they look and >>hear they are great to drive. My older brother had a Saab 99 long time >>back and I drove that a few times and liked it. >> >>I am curious to know peoples opinions about the 900SE model and what >>to look for in a used car. Any major problems that I should be aware >>of ? Quirks ? Good things, bad things ? >> >>Thanks, >> >>Marcus > >This one will be a bit different from the old 99, pal. One thing to >consider if you end up with an older NG900 (94/95), the five speed gearboxes >had a tendency to wear really quickly, so cars would pop out of reverse and >fifth. > >The cars are made by GM now, so take it as you will >Ben > > What is the fix, & how costly, for the worn gearbox?