Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 13:13:08 -0400
From: "Fred W." <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5 turbocharger failure

"'nuther Bob" <> wrote in message news:cm1sgvkqb8ucftii7h57uiej3pffdu2rqhnopsamcom... > On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 14:39:04 GMT, hohnopsamlid.invalid (Goran Larsson) > wrote: > > >You will also find several owners who made the dealer replace the turbo > >*several* times and still have blue smoke. Instead of fixing the > >crankcase ventilation system they complain about poor quality of the > >turbo. > > Reminds me of the TSB where they came out with a DI Cassette "test > tool" (Actually just a DI cassette). In the TSB it mentions that one > of the reasons they developed it was that too many DI cassettes > were being replaced that were testing "good" back at the factory. > Seems that replacing the cassette became the first step for a > lot of mechanics who didn't spend the time doing the real work. > Ya, no kidding. "Well sir, we'll have to replace the DI cassette for $600 and what the heck, we'll even throw in a set of new plugs while we have it off!" -Fred --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system ( Version: 6.0.500 / Virus Database: 298 - Release Date: 7/10/2003

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