Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 04:06:37 GMT From: saabsternopsameja.com Subject: Re: 87 9000S IDLE MISS
You might try a new distributor cap, spark plugs, and to reset your ignition timing. Just a guess, but it sounds like a problem with your ignition. Saabster 85 900 8v 5spd In article <399358d1_1nopsam1.prserv.net>, "Joe Pitarra" <dbsbjoenopsamnet> wrote: > I have an 87 9000S which i bought new and always keep in great shape. > has automatic transmission. > After a 700mile trip (mostly in rain), it has a terrible miss at idle. > Normal speed and high speed are ok. Only when you come to a stop > at a light does the miss occur and it seems like it will stall but always > recovers, however when it happens and you start accelerating it > has a definent lack of power untill say 30 mph is reached. > The miss doesn't happen all the time very intermittent. > > Also, when its warmed up, and put in reverse, nothing happens. > Allowed to sit for a short period and reverse works again. > This maybe a totally different problem, but only started happening > after this recent 700 mile trip. > > thanks > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.