Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 15:20:27 -0400
From: Atif I. Chaudhry <foonopsamcom>
Subject: Re: 9000 - Uphill Turbo smell/check engine light?


Nope, I have a 5sp manual. -Atif In article <agcjoh$eb0$1nopsamg3.svr.pol.co.uk>, tobyfieldnopsamail.com says... > does your car have an automatic gearbox? > > -- > Toby Field (UK) > '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto > 150,000 Miles > > "Atif I. Chaudhry" <foonopsamcom> wrote in message > news:MPG.1792e30d7001ec58989691nopsamstand.cit.cornell.edu... > > I posted before about my SAAB... > > > > I decided to get the engine mounts, main seal, and front pipe fixed. I > > found mechanic that would do it for under $700, the first place and the > > nearest dealer quoted me $1200+, mainly since their labor cost per hour > > was pretty high. > > > > The car runs well and is a joy to drive. Here is the issue: > > > > Under normal driving my APC/turbo almost never kicks in (i.e. the needle > > never goes into the yellow region). Living in Ithaca, NY we do have > > lots of hills and when I go up some of the longer, steeper, hills the > > turbo will kick in and by the time I reach the top there will be a smell > > and the check engine light comes on. > > > > Any idea what is up with this? > > > > Thanks in advance for any help, > > -Atif > > >

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