Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 14:46:18 -0400
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*>
Subject: Re: Coolant Replacement in 199, 9-3

Ben wrote: > Fred W wrote: > >> Ben wrote: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> I had to remove both radiators off the car, in order to get to a >>> broken power steering pipe to replace it. >>> >>> Everything is back on the car now and I'm ready to start it up, but I >>> was wondering if there's anything I should be aware off coolant-wise. >>> Should I use Saab only, or can I use GM stuff from Canadian Tire? >> >> >> >> Stick with the SAAB stuff if you can get it. It is much better than >> the generic green goo. > > > I ended up getting the Saab green stuff (AC Delco) from the dealer - I > had green in the car when I flushed - the dealer (2 of them) tell me > that the original in 9-3 (Canada) was green... > Hmmm. This is new, or else different north of the border. SAAB coolant is blue in these parts. I just bought 2 gallons a week or two ago and it's still blue. Maybe this is part of the changeover influenced by GM? First the oil filters and now this? Sheesh... -- -Fred W

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