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Date: Thu, 09 Oct 1997 13:11:18 GMT
From: (BadDog 1)
Subject: Re: 86 900 air filter

On Wed, 8 Oct 1997 08:33:37 -0500, Greg Youngen <> wrote: >Just bought my first Saab, a 2 dr. '86 900 8v with less than 70k actual >miles, and am very happy with it. > >How the heck do I get that air filter out? I see the canister that holds >it, but it doesn't appear to be very easy to service. Any hints? > >Also, are there any peculiarities with this model I should be aware of? >Just had the outer cv boots replaced and the exhaust system is new, but >other than that, no apparent problems. There is an annoying clunk when >the brakes are applied in reverse. I'm guessing the noise is from loose >calipers. > >Thanks for any advice. >_________________________________________________________________ >Greg Youngen >St. Joseph, IL Dear Greg, I own an 86 SAAB 900 and I hate to tell you that the sound you are hearing is a design flaw appherently. Check to see that your exhust is securly afixed to the undercarriage also. That clunking noise is somthing you and I will have to live with. If you should live in a humid climate. Periodically remove the tailight housing and check for corrosion on the printed cirrcuit taillight assembly. Those lil suckers are expensive as hell and hard to find in a junk yard too. As for the filter. shit, I never have changed it. LOL. :) Peace Jay Evins

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