Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 09:49:59 -0400
From: "Skip" <skipopnopsamd$pringdotcom>
Subject: Re: Hydro-lock on Saab 9-3.   warranty???

Software Services, Inc wrote in message <7sri9j$qqo$>... >My wife hit a puddle (about 12" deep) with our 1999 Saab 9-3 and the engine >stopped running. > <snip> I was told by my dealer that the air intake on my 98 900 is in the front grill as is to be expected...the intake is low enough that if you drove into a 12" deep "puddle" (I would call that a small lake!) you surely would get water into the air intake and thus hydro lock a cylinder or two. From what I hear you are lucky the car was not more severely damaged. I am not sure why you would be under the impression that your wife driving into a puddle should be covered by warranty........I would certainly think that if I hit a tree, it would not be a warranty claim. Maybe I misunderstood the context in which you spoke about warranty? Skip 98 900SET 99 9-3 SE HOT

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