Date: Thu, 04 Sep 1997 17:59:16 -0400
From: bill <>
Subject: Re: My 1980 99 GL Saab stalls when taking making a left

Tom is right. You probably have a broken or improperly positioned fuel pump pickup. When the gas in the tank gets down near the bottom it allows air to enter the pickup through a crack in the lower (rubber) fuel pickup. Replacement and/or repositioning should correct the problem. Thomas Bech Pettersen wrote: > Hi! > Frank V Bartoletta wrote in article <01bca67d$65daeb60$a48393cfnopsamk-bart> > ... > >When I don't have a full tank of gas my 1980 Saab tends to stall a bit > when > >I make a left turn. I was wondering if anyone knows what the problem > might > >be. I have looked in the repair manual and there is nothing on the > >subject. > > > > > > My '82 900 GLE had this problem a while ago - the Saab dealer fixed it by > replacing some rubber part in which the fuel pump rests inside the gas > tank. This repair cost me something like $50. > > Good luck! > > Thomas (of Sandvika, Norway)

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