Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 08:57:40 -0300
From: "Jack" <bigcletusnopsamo.com>
Subject: Re: 89 Saab 900 - Intermittent Problem


Having recently purchased a 89 900, after about 3 days I had a fuel leak in one of the injectors. Two "O" rings were replaced and cured the problem, however for about 2 days the check engine light stayed on. I checked the manual and it told me that it may be a fuel injector problem. I suspect some air got into the system. Everything works fine now. I don't know if this helps...but that's my 2 cents worth!! J Karlheinz G. Schoenfeld wrote in message <37690D65.4230B17Dnopsamhlink.net>... >Hello, >I have been following this news group for the past few weeks (newcomer >to the internet) and I'm hoping that someone can give me a hint in >solving this very frustrating problem, which started about two weeks >ago: >While driving, the car looses power ( it feel as if running out of gas) >and the "check engine" light comes on. Most of the time, the condition >corrects itself within a few seconds, but sometimes the engine dies. >When it does, it can be restarted almost immediately and driven off as >if nothing ever happened. Sometimes this happens twice a day and then a >couple of days pass without a problem. >We have 162 K miles on the car, it is in excellent condition and runs >fine otherwise. Fuel pump and filter were replaced about year ago. What >could it be? >Thanks in advance for any input. >Karl > >

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