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Date: Fri, 1 May 1998 16:22:14 -0400
From: jerrynopsamlabs.nospam.com (Jerry Lawrence)
Subject: Re: Saab 900 cold starting


In article <1998043015595600.LAA08022nopsamer03.news.aol.com>, blairdavidnopsamcom says... > In article <01bd729c$e3706320$6fc508d2nopsamg.10>, "wonder boy" > <wonderhumannopsamail.com> writes: > > >Also, sometimes I have trouble starting the car cold. I live in Sydney and > >it doesn't get that cold. The minimum temp would be 7-10 degrees celsius. > > > > > > I had a similar problem with my '96 900S. It would run very rough and > sometimes stall when first put into "drive". I was told by Saab to STOP putting > premium gasoline in... and the problem went away. Strange but true! I have a similiar problem with my '85 900s. Apparently there's a $70+ (USD) temperature valve (or something like that) that's gone bad. I only notice the problem when it's a little cooler than room temperature and the car has been sitting overnight. (forgive me, i don't know farenheit to celcius conversions - around 65 degrees F.)

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