Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 22:45:34 -0400 From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom> Subject: Re: factory shop manuals
coxinga wrote: > In article <8hr7ia$6ej$1nopsam1.deja.com>, > niffelnopsameja.com wrote: > > We'll I just bought my first Saab (96 900S) My mother has had two and > > loved them both. She has even let me drive them from time to time... > > Anyway, the car runs great, but being the amateur mechanic that I am, > > its only a matter of time before I start working on it. Where can I > > find the factory shop manuals? Do I have to go to the dealer? I > really > > would prefer the Official Saab manual. > > > > Thanks, > > dave > > SAAB shop manuals are in sections. Each section has its subsections. > The price for each section is over a hundred dollars. If you know > which section (or subsection) you want, call Trollhattan (look up > saabnet.com to find their number and url) and they will order it for > you. A subsection is in the $35 range. I've tried the closest dealer > near me. JMK in Springfield, NJ is so arrogant they say SAAB only sell > shop manuals to dealers, not consumers. > > The next best thing, as you know is either Bentley's or Haynes' books. > > coxinga > - It seems Saab is trying to make money anyway they can. When I got my set of factory shop manuals the whole set was no more than $300, but then I got a base model Saab on the road for $12,000.