Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 11:39:54 +0100
From: Steve Porter <>
Subject: Re: 900i jumps out of gear

Had a similar problem with second gear on a 1989 900i. We eventually got our local SAAB mechanic to repair the box. That cost 650, but no problems since. Steve iSpy wrote: > My 900i will not stay in fifth gear. As soon as my foot comes off > the gas, it pops out of fifth. I tried replacing the clutch, > adjusting the gear change and increasing the tension on the > detent spring, all to no avail. Could it be that the synchromesh > on fifth is worn or a bent selector fork?? I'm loath to replace > the box or perform major surgery unless really necessary. > > Frustrated, > Donald (Scotland).

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