Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 22:37:55 -0000
From: "Morgan Bullard" <>
Subject: Re: '86 900S - Won't stay running during first use of the day?

Look for vacuum leaks. That fixed that problem in my 82 900 turbo. Zip ties are a wonderful thing. :) The Four Weis wrote in message <>... >I have a similar problem. My mechanic, whom I trust, said I need a fuel pump. The >problem with mine is the check valve, which is built into the fuel pump. The >temporary solution, at least for a COLD engine, is turn the key to the first >position 5 to 10 times to build up the pressure in the fuel line. You should hear >the fuel pump running. DO this fairly quickly and then turn the key all the way to >the start the engine. It works with mine. > >SanderDan wrote: > >> Basically, I start the car and dies. I have to keep my foot on the gas to warm >> it up. Since there is no Saab technician in the local area, I've been doing >> all the work myself. I called the dealer in Columbia, SC. They said O2 sensor >> or primary fuel pump needs to be replaced. Has anyone had a problem like this? >> >> Daniel Sanders >> Hephzibah, Georgia >> Drive a '86 Saab 900S >> Own a '84 Dodge W150 >> Rebuilding a '72 Dodge D100 >> Work for Saturn >

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