Date: Fri, 08 Oct 1999 02:04:04 GMT
From: jlandessnopsam.com (Josh Landess)
Subject: Re: The Dreaded Transmission Repair


On Wed, 06 Oct 1999 15:31:35 -0500, ljstiernopsamcom (Ellis) wrote: > >I would say wait a bit with yours or do that clutch thing the other guy >spoke of. You'll know when it's time. Hope I was a help. I'll see if I can get a few more answers. I didn't understand what that= other guy said, as the concensus from two different mechanics seems to = be that I need major work, sometime within the next 5k-10k. Your answer = seems to be that the onset of problems was gradual, so you were able to = id things before a disaster occurred. Essentially my mechanic said that if I drive the car in, it'll cost about= $2000, but if it comes in on a truck, it's going to be worse than that. = Much worse. Sounds like a lot of money, but before I bought my car, = this is what everyone told me about Saabs, so it was no surprise at all. It's giving in 75k before yours probably partly because I, and previous = owners, have not been adept at driving the manual in a = maintenance-friendly way. jl

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