Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 13:26:11 -0400
From: "Tony at" <>
Subject: Re: Starting tips

Most likely cause is a sticking fuel Pump check valve. Tony "Eric" <> wrote in message news:9qkinp$57v$ > I'm new to Saabs. My 95 900 Turbo is harder to start than my father's > 12-year-old Oldsmobile. I have tried a single pump on the gas pedal, no > pump on the gas pedal, flooring the gas pedal, continuous pumping of > the gas pedal, turning the key to ON and waiting a few seconds (as if > it had a glow plug or something ;-) > Nothing seems to work with any consistency. I am afraid I will burn out > my starter at the rate I am going. And, it just had it's 60K service. > New fuel filters, new spark plugs. But it was having this trouble > before the service anyway. It must be me. > > Have any of you had similar problems? >

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