Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2001 12:54:00 +0000 (UTC)
From: "A.J.Clewes" <A.J.CLEWESnopsamTERNET.COM>
Subject: Re: SAAB DIESELS...

Thanks for this Brian. Of course the next question is what are the running costs like ? My '96 406 is an oil change at 6k, I guess 12k for the 93 ? Tony Clewes Brian Wyld <> wrote in message news:9vvpiv$6if$ > Have had a 9.3 diesel for about 6months, now done 21k and its getting faster > all the time. > far better in my opinion than the Passat 130 which friends have and also > quicker (and far far better equipped) than the bosses 320 BMW. > Does about 45mpg but does use more oil (although this appears to be settling > down) than my old Rover 420SDi. > Only criticism is vibration period about 100revs either side of 2000rpm > which is a pain. Dealer says its normal but I understand that the ECU has > been remapped for 2002 to get rid of this and to give quiter idling. > Brian Wyld > > <A.J.CLEWESnopsamTERNET.COM> wrote in message > news:9vsu29$lsc$ > > I know this is probably a bit of heresy, but has anyone out there got any > > good or bad stories about SAAB diesels, I am looking for a second hand 9-3 > > to replace my Peugeot 406. > > Cheers > > > > Tony Clewes > > A.J.CLEWESnopsamTERNET.COM > > > > > >

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