Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 21:12:47 +0000 (UTC)
From: "Bob Brown" <>
Subject: Re: Advice on buying Saab 9000

I found that the Anniversary wheels (8 spoke) when balanced with the 'invisible' wheels were still causing problems. I tracked this down to the weights hitting the front callipers. A rebalance with the weights further in resolved this. "chrisnew" <> wrote in message news:4lNc9.4975$ Changing the heater matrix is a long and fiddly job. Wheel shake can still occur after the wheels have been balanced, if the rims are out of round-sounds improbable, but I know! Chris "Paul Hudson" <> wrote in message news:Xns927DAF7EF6FD5phudsonpoboxcomnopsam0.0.1... > "Paul" <> wrote in > > > > Thanks for the reply. I asked the local saab dealer and > > they also said it could be the heater core which is a known > > problem and is about a $US400 repair. > > On the other hand, a Saab specialist I just phoned (because I > also have a 9000 with a leaking heater matrix :-/) said if the > leak's a slow one (as mine is) some radiator leak sealant > (Radweld or similar) normally fixes it. He says he's rarely had > to actually change the matrix. > > P.

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