Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 12:37:20 -0800
From: Brent Irvine & Dianne Lancia <>
Subject: Re: Front End Vibration

in article 82cU4.2666$, Keith Grider at wrote on 5/16/00 5:28 AM: > Dan, > > My brother just bought a 94 900se. It clunks when turning right and has a > bit of a wander problem. Upon inspection, the top bushing/bearing for the LF > shock is original and has quite a bit of radial play. The LF bushing/bearing > is of a later style (like my 96 900se) and does not have the play. If these > are original and have radial play, they may be the cause of your problem. > (actually, I would bet on it). >The best bet would be to replace them with a > later style. It has been reported that this was a SAAB recall when the car > was under warranty. If it was a recall -- the recall would happen whether it was in or out of the warranty period. A recall is to correct a latent defect, which is usually in product defect cases warranty doen't matter. >if the customer complained and was having a problem > while under warranty, they were supposedly replaced. Also, peter, it would > be helpful if you stated year and model for your Saab. > > Keith Grider > > "Bookem Dan-O" <> wrote in message > news:Av3U4.60492$ >> I have found the same problem on my '94 900 what year is yours. >> >> Peter Styer <> wrote in message >> >>> Your ideas to this weekend mechanic would be appreciated. Lately when I >>> make graded corners at 50mph, the car takes on a bad shimmy as we come > out >>> of the corner. Is this a bad shock absorber or should I be looking at >>> another part in the steering line? Driving down the highway is no >> problem >>> nor is there any alignment trouble. Thanks. PETE >>> >>> >> >> > >

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