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Date: 15 Jun 2005 23:35:55 -0400
From: ellingeqt <>
Subject: Re: Re: 60000 Mile service

"malt_hound" wrote: > PAPAGENE4JACK wrote: > > Steve besides an oil change and fuel filter the 60k is > nothing more than a > > ripoff. They replace things that do not need to be > replaced. If its > > running good leave it alone thats why you have a check > engine light. > > Besides saab has all kinds of backup systems it will let you > know when > > something is acting up. I have a 1992 saab with 135k only > had plug once > > still has all original dis,rotor,and plug wires. Watch your > wallet! > > good luck papa > > > > Well, yes and no. At 60k miles you also replace: > Spark Plugs > Air Filter > Drive belt > Cabin Air Filter > > Beyond that, there are a ton of "Check" and "Inspect" items > that are > performed. All of these can be done by anyone that is fairly > handy. > > -Fred W I live in S. Calif. Took my 2000 9-5 wagon in for its 60,000 service this morning. Picked it up this afternoon. Cost! $1269.62. Needed new front & back brake pads, oil leak, a couple of screws missing from air filter. They told me that I needed a new battery (my one failed the test), but they wanted to charge me $170 parts & labor for it. I will probably go to Wal-Mart or Sears. Lovely car - but boy, it is costing me! -- Posted using the interface, at author's request Articles individually checked for conformance to usenet standards Topic URL: Visit Topic URL to contact author (reg. req'd). Report abuse:

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