Date: 18 Sep 1998 05:10:01 GMT
From: "GEORG JUNGK" <>
Subject: Re: 900 Trans problems

I never heard about this story yet, I will look. Maybe he run out of luck, no matter in what car he was driving. Be locked in Fifth gear have a lot of choices to choose from, to have a fatal accident. I think the error was human rater than mecanical. If you don't trust your gearbox...don't take a chance...replace it...all. Georg J. Adam Turner wrote in message <6tre82$on5$>... >I have a 5 month old 900 XS Talladega 2.3 manual. Its difficult to >disengage 5th gear and generally grating when changing into 4th. Dealer has >fitted a new 5th gear and synchro but is no better. Saab want to replace >gear selector rails but I'm holding out for a replacement car (threat of >legal action has forced Saab GB to offer new gearbox but if this is then >faulty they will repair it rather than replace it again). Dealer says its >firt time he's seem the fault but I am hearing stories to the contrary. > >Does anyone know of this problem? >Have heard a rumour that someone was killed in UK in last few weeks as thwy >couldn't get car out of 5th. > >

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