Date: Tue, 18 Jul 00 19:42:24 GMT
From: amesnopsamrak.demon.co.uk (Andrew Stephenson)
Subject: Re: Are Saab Turbos Problem Free?


In article <39744249.BAC455F9nopsamnt.ser> af_RGnopsamnt.ser "Mathias" writes: > Yes Saab turbos are problem free. There are no problems with the turbos > anymore, and hasnt been for the past ten years or so. The turbocharger is > cooled both by water and oil. Provided you treat your engine ok (let it > cool down before shutdown, let it warm up before using the power, use high > quality oil and change it often), you can expect the turbocharger to last > as long as the car. Can somebody clarify for me, please, what would be acceptable on start-up? Instead of just sitting there with the engine ticking over, could one drive away sedately and let things warm that way? (BTW, I do recall what others have posted, that shutting down at the end of a drive is pretty much the opposite: a sedate arrival, with immediate switch off.) TIA. -- Andrew Stephenson

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