Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 19:42:15 +0100
From: "Woolf" <john_woolfnopsamtspammail.com>
Subject: Re: Suggestions re. overheated engine


I agree with Larry JW "Larry Palmer" <palmerlnopsam.com> wrote in message news:PsKn7.2282$QK.1896455nopsam1.sttln1.wa.home.com... > I would certainly get another opinion. Most times all that is needed is a > new gasket and the head resurfaced. Saab engine blocks are very good and > you would have had to drive for some time while overheated to damage the > block. > > Larry > > "Robin Moore" <robin.moorenopsamatico.ca> wrote in message > news:3B9EABD7.27BDE918nopsamatico.ca... > > Last week the water pump on my 92 900 (normally aspirated) blew and the > > engine overheated. It happened on the highway and we stopped quickly, > > but it appears that the head gasket blew and the head is likely warped. > > > > My mechanic says that it is unlikely that the engine / head can be saved > > and recommends a replacement engine. > > > > >

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