Date: 3 Jun 1999 16:28:17 GMT
From: saab85900nopsamcom (Saab85900)
Subject: Re: Saab Turbocharger durability


> mjorr wrote: >Hi folks, I was just wondering if I could get an idea of what type of >durability to expect from turbo on my Saab 9-3 Friend runs a shop which specializes in repairing Saabs and Volvos. He said they probably replaced 6 ot 8 turbos last year, and almost all because of owner neglect. As long as you keep using the Mobil 1, you shouldn't have any problems. However, I'll add that anything mechanical can break at any time, for about any reason. The original owner of my 85 900T had to replace the turbo because of internal metal breakage on the turbo shaft or bearing-- after warranty, of course<g> Dick in Falls Church, VA

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