Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:33:37 -0400
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000 v6


mikenem wrote: > Can you help, My timing belt seems to have slipped a tooth, whilst driving > there was smoke and clutch burning smell comming from cam belt cover, > engine now runs rough, is there a nylon bush that wears causing this prob? > and how do i go about replacing it, i presume the drive belt will also need > changing. Are the timing marks easy to find?, thanks, > Mikenem > Mike, It sounds to me like it was actually the serpentine belt that you are having problems with, not the timing belt. If the timing belt slipped enough to cause smoke and a burning smell, you'd have lnown it instantly by the loud bang from the engine compartment and the engine dying immediately. -- -Fred W

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