Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 21:42:52 +0100
From: "chris.ikpeme" <chris.ikpemenopsamorld.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Oil Change Interval??


In the UK, the service interval is 12,000 I want my Saab to last, but I don't want to waste money either - are most of your following the recommended service, or changing sooner ? "Paul Hutchings" <nospam.paul.hutchingsnopsam.net> wrote in message news:8F1CDEC93paulhutchingsgmxnetnopsam73.73.116... > I have a 1995 Saab 900i, last service was 55k in December 99. I'm now at > 59k and wondering if it's worth getting an oil and filter change? > Basically the Oil is clear and it's hardly used any, but I know a lot of > people say it's beneficial to change around every 3k - are there any > drawbacks to doing this, and are there any Saab quirks which make this a > good or bad idea? > > Also, the service (at a main dealer) used Mobil Super XHP which I believe > is a mineral oil - being a little green on technical matters would I notice > any benefit moving to a quality semi-synth or even a fully synth? I recall > rading that moving straight to a fully-synth can cause problems with valves > or seals or something? > > Thanks in advance for any advice. > -- > Paul Hutchings > ****Remove NoSpam from email**** > > -- > Paul Hutchings

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