Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 15:01:05 GMT
From: "Nilsa Mabel" <nmabel1nopsamp.rr.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000T ignition problems


Have the DI unit checked if it's more than 50,000 mi. old. Tio Barry amos <amosnopsamalnet.co.uk> wrote in message news:8uj35l$t6u$1nopsam.com... > > > Thanks , but my Saab has a direct ignition unit and I can't see any > distributor > Vince > "Kimo Saaby" <kimo_saabynopsameja.com> wrote in message > news:3A0C7A84.4796B255nopsameja.com... > > I have an 83 900 Turbo (342,000 miles!) and I was getting the symptoms you > > described. > > It was the connection to the Hall Transmitter unit on the distributor. > > I don't know if a 9000 even has that, but if you have a connection on the > > distributor housing (not the cap)... > > Try this: when it's running ok at idle push & move the connector a little. > If > > it starts to bog down or die - wrap it up nice & tight with electrical > tape so > > that it can't move. > > Mine was driving me nutty, but now.......... purrrrrrrrrrfect. > > > > Brian Ladd > > > > > > amos wrote: > > > > > I have an 11 year old Saab 9000T which have just stopped on me. > > > Over the past 3 weeks the engine has began to cut out whilst idling > (waiting > > > for the 30 sec to stop the engine after a long journey) and once whilst > > > cruising, but on all occasions the engine restarted. But now it has > refused > > > to restart. The engine turns over but does not start. I have check the > spark > > > plugs (new a week old) and found them covered in petrol (probably flood > > > engine trying to start it) so I assume that the fuel pump is operating > OK. > > > So I am assuming it's the direct ignition unit. > > > But what troubles me is that it appears to be an intermittent fault > (like a > > > loose connection, but I have checked the wiring and cannot see any > obvious > > > signs of a corroded connection. Any ideas? > > > >

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