Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 13:18:01 +0100
From: "Grunff" <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Drive chain question?


"Warren Leggatt" <warrennopsamatt.demon.co.uk> wrote in message news:1020077702.16812.0.nnrp-07.c1ed5d97nopsam.demon.co.uk... > Hi, > > I am about to purchase a Saab 9000 2.0 CSE. It has 83000 on the clock. I > have been reading up on Saab's and it looks like the chain should be > replaced at 90000. > > Can anyone supply info about this as the garage I am getting the car from > says that you don't really need to do this. The timing chain should only be replaced if it shows significant wear/stretch. I don't know where your 90k figure comes from, but I've never seen it (or any other) quoted as a chain interval. I've known cars with well over 200k on the original chain, with the chain still in good condition. -- Grunff

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