Date: Wed, 07 Jul 1999 13:39:17 -0600
From: Tom Phillips <>
Subject: Re: used '94 900 SE

I also own a '94 900S V6 with 81,500 miles, and have not had any problems. The only "non-maintenance" issue, which is arguable, I had to replace the right wheel bearing at 56,500 miles. Other than that, nothing but oil changes and normal maintenance. I have heard over and over about how bad the '94 900 is, mostly on this newsgroup. However, I have asked repeatedly for proof, and not had anyone back up this claim with real results. Everyone seems to be repeating the same story over and over, "I heard they were bad". Yes, there were minor problems with the 4 turbo. But, as far as I know they were all minor issues. And everyone dumps on the V6, but I drove both and prefer the V6. Just to be fair I drove the 4 non-turbo and would never buy that engine. Too small for a car the size/weight of the 900. Michael Kurela wrote: > > I have a '94 900S 6 cylinder automatic and have had absolutely no problems > with it, with the exception of foglite bulbs burning out sooner than I would > prefer. It is taken in for routine oil changes every 5,000 miles and also for > scheduled maintenance. > > What sort of problems have other people experienced ? > > --mk > > DCatron111 wrote: > > > It's not worth the chance! 94's are known to have numerous problems. As long > > as you haven't committed,,, DON"T! I had a '94, and couldn't wait to get rid > > of it. I traded it in for a '96, and couldn't be happier. > > > > Keep in mind, that not all '94's were bad, but enough that you should stay away > > from them. > > > > Dave

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