Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 23:34:31 +0200
From: "ASW" <101366.212nopsamuServe.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000


You never know, be careful! They told me at the SAAb service it was OK and then my engine jammed. The crank shaft had factory made grinding burns and I guess the higher temperature did it. My car was just past it warranty and when I called them (Trolhattan, Sweden) they told me they didn't care that it was a manufacture defect. No warranty - no compensation. I had to dish out DM 9000 ( = U$ 6000). So, watch out you're on your own out there. Next time buy Volvo. Andy SW Daniel Figueras-Ljung wrote in message <3552F37F.5C10B5Enopsamisped.se>... >I have a 9000 2,3l engine (no turbo) and is very happy with this car. My >question is: > >When i drive in citytraffic (read: slow) the engine tends to get very >hot, almost to the red section, when I speed up, it cools down. Is it >normal for the engine to get this hot, or is something wrong? I recently >switched a leaking waterpump, so that can't be the problem. > >Thankful for all answers > >Daniel > >

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