Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 23:13:54 +0100
From: Grunff <grunff232nopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Non Starting SAAB 9000 HELP


Dexter J wrote: > You know - it sounds for all the world like something on his serpentine > belt is seized up. I wonder if one of the pumps or the alternator has > failed or if the belt is somehow jammed up somewhere. Could well be - it's the description of a squeal that goes with engine revs that worried me a bit. But I still can't think what would squeal and cause no-start. > Worst case scenario would see a timing chain/cam/crank failure - but that > would be kinda weird and would probably grind instead of squeal I think. Yeah, could be. Lets hope not. -- Grunff

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