Date: 8 Dec 1998 11:56:48 GMT
From: "Samuel Mikkola" <sampponopsami.fi>
Subject: Re: Saab 96 V4 - Transmission sounds?


Hi there > I have just bought a very nice Saab V4 1975... The last owner has not had > any > problems until a month back or so... Many people have listened to the sound > but noone understand what it is!?! > > Its when driving mostly on gear 2-3-4 and slowly accelerate you can hear a > whisteling sound, a low frequently sound. Its sounds kind of an transmission > sound. Sounds like a transmission problem to me...This is a well known problem for 96's, especially the first ones with the V4 that couldn't handle the power of the engine. The same has occured on a few 96's i've had. The never ones don't seem to have this same problem as much. Samuel Saab 99 GL -82 216 000 km Saab 99 Super, Cabriolet -79/81 Saab 9000i -89 249 000 km

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