Date: Fri, 04 Jun 1999 01:50:41 +0300
From: "Roy Björkstrand" <>
Subject: Re: Tranny troubles on I-95?

DamonP228 wrote: > The story was even more tragic. I took it to the dealership in my town and the > story is it needs a new tranny. The car is a 88 900s auto. She has 172k and at > this point according to the dealer may not be worth the trouble and money. So > for the time being I'm carless. Spending $3000 plus to get it fixed > considering it is not worth that for a 11 yr old car is the sad part. I really > loved it but it may just be time to say goodbye. I haven't made up my mind > just yet or picked it up from the dealer but if anyone is in the market for a > car for parts this could be the ticket. Thanks for the reply. > > dp Hmmm... Sometimes just changing your oils gives the gears back. Some mechanics use this at their advantage. They change the oil and you pay big dollars for the repair. If you have extra time and you need a hobby, why don´t you take an automatic transmissions as a hobby. There will be many interesting things to learn and experience. Parts (except the turbine) shouldn´t be too expensive (I think that usually just changing the gaskets is enough) and when you do it yourself you don´t have to pay for the labor. And in time you will have your Saab back on the road again. Roy

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