Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 13:44:57 -0400
From: Ben <jimnospamcom>
Subject: Re: Coolant Replacement in 199, 9-3

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... > >> >> Also, the only way I understand to fill up the rads is through the >> expansion bottle, right? >> > > Correct. Just fill it slowly and squeeze, massage the hoses to try and > work all the air out. Done and working well. Thanks for answering! Ben >

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