Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 14:39:43 GMT
From: "Larry Palmer" <palmerlnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Suggestions re. overheated engine


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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