Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 09:14:58 +0100
From: "Andrew Hookins" <>
Subject: Re: Is it fixed?

Lee, Glad to hear that you may have a solution at last. This may be useful information for a few people on Saabnet that have reported very similar symptoms with their cars - I'll forward this on to them. Although I struggle to find an explanation as to why the DI cassette may be the source of your problems, I suppose I'm not entirely surprised either - see for an article explaining how the DI cassette and spark plugs are used as combustion chamber sensors. This still doesn't help me understand why the DI cassette could cause this problem, but it is obviously a critical part of the engine management system. Hopefully you're all sorted now - and shouldn't need to worry about quite a lot of those new expensive components failing in the near future. Perhaps you could spend some of that money (that you might otherwise have needed to) on performance mods ;-) BTW did you get your exhaust replaced? AndyH "Lee Marshall" <> wrote in message > Got the car back from the dealer on Friday. They have replaced the DI > cassette with a test module from stock and the car is running much better. > There is still a little bit of overboost but not enough to send the gauge > past the red (it maxes out at about 2 thirds of the way round) and there is > no more fuel cut-off. > > It seems (at long last) that they may have almost fixed it. The dealer has > admitted that he cannot do any better. > > A new DI cassette will be fitted on Thursday, anyone have any idea what this > will cost them? > > Six months, six courtesy cars, two service managers, two receptionists, > endless telephone conversations and about 2000-3000 in parts later (not to > mention the hundreds of hours of labour), I think we get to the end of the > story. > > I look forward to receiving your comments! > > Signing off, > > Lee > > > > "Lee Marshall" <> wrote in message > > > I had a conversation with the service manager yesterday. They did replace > > the exhaust systems and surprise (not) it didn't make a blind bit of > > difference. I mention the MAP sensor again but he said they had re-checked > > it and it's hose. Although I don't have too much faith in there ability to > > check anything. > > > > What you have said makes sense to me (and you would hope to Saab), I will > > keep on at them at let you know of the results. > > > > They have now promised to keep the car there until the problem is > resolved. > > So (hopefully) I will have some more positive news within a couple of > weeks. > > > > Thanks > > > > Lee > > > > --- > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system ( > Version: 6.0.384 / Virus Database: 216 - Release Date: 21/08/2002 > >

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