Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 21:51:09 GMT
From: WetSprocketnopsamnet (WetSprocket)
Subject: Re: Help! New Saab owner cannot change the oil.


On Tue, 10 Feb 1998 17:18:01 -0500, dscvnopsamltranet.com (Robert Anderson) wrote: >In article <6bq29v$nhunopsamsc03.worldnet.att.net>, WetSprocketnopsamnet >(WetSprocket) wrote: >I bought a'96 9000 CS and also had a problem with the oil drain plug. >It is, as you guessed, the 13 mm bolt on the back, vertical side of >the sump. I had quite a time getting access to it and finally bought >a set of car ramps to make life easier. > >/Bob > >P.S. Be sure to use real Saab or Mann oil filters. Generic filters >from your local auto parts store will cost more in the long run. > > Bob, thank you very much. I am going to have to get ramps or an hydraulic jack to get at that bolt, as I think it was last put on by a 600 pound suma wrestler SAAB mechanic standing below, and I cannot get enough leverage by just crawling under the air dam. Your advice on filters is noted, and appreciated. Best to you and your SAAB.

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