Date: 18 Jul 2000 21:57:30 GMT
From: jayceecgnopsamcomspamsuks (JayCeeCG)
Subject: Re: Are Saab Turbos Problem Free?


>>I have been scouring the internet about info on a 9-5 Saab. One thing >>I read talked about turbos and that one article said the "A turbo >>isn't worth mujch after the warranty runs out, so Saabs lose a lot of >>their value quickly." It was listed in an MSN CarPoint Review of the >>Saab. Has anyone had problems or not with their turbos? > On my 87 900T it took 150k miles for the turbo to go and to replace it it was a $500 repair. $500 amortized over 13 years doesn't seem to bad to me!! >Well itīs true that SAAB had problems with the turbo charger, but that >was about 20 years ago, on a modern SAAB turbo, the charger is >watercooled, and there is no more problems than with any other car. > >/Mats Jared C 87 900T 168k, looking at a third turbo at 300k!

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