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Date: Sun, 21 Jun 1998 19:46:55 -0500
From: Kyd Brenner <>
Subject: Re: strange noise in turbo?

Pipe 777 wrote: > > Hi all, I have a 89 900 turbo that has started to make a noise. > It happens as you shift as the boost comes down between shifting a whirring > sound comes from the engine bay.It only makes this noise if the boost gauge > reads in the upper range (orange part) I am hoping it is not a dying turbo but > I think this is where the sound is comming from. help!! If this is any consolation for the noise, I started to get the same whine in my '88 Merkur XR4ti almost 3 yrs, 20k ago (actually the noise sounded like there was a police siren about a mile back - was always looking in the mirror). Keeping the oil up, and heavy as suggested, seemed to do the trick, since when I swapped the Merkur for a 9000 a few months ago the turbo was still churning away. Miss my Merkur, but love the Saab, kdb

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