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Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 17:19:39 +0100
From: "Simon Watkins" <siwatkinsnopsamorg>
Subject: Re: Time for service?


Luc, The time for service indicator on a UK model 9-5 (calibrated in miles) comes up at 400 miles before the Service is due. With a kilometer clock, it may well be set to come up at 1000km before the service is due. The idea being that it gives you time to check the car in for a service. It will disappear after (IIRC) 16 times of displaying (eg, after the engine has been stopped and started 16 times). Simon Luc Bauwens <bauwensnopsamuiuc.edu> wrote in message news:3925346A.984D8736nopsamuiuc.edu... > I have a Canadian model 2000 9-3 picked in Trolhattan through > the SAAB IDS program. > > Odometer is in km. Manual states that 2d maintainance is at > 16,000 km (i.e., translation of 10,000 mi). > > Car just reached 15,000 km. Time for service warning came up. > > So, questions: > > (1) Are all Canadian models like that? > > (2) Are US models also like that (i.e., does the warning also > appear around 9300 mi)? > > Luc

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