Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 18:28:13 GMT
From: "KeithG" <>
Subject: Re: Classic 900 engine whine?

the previous post was not too helpful... How about pinion bearing/gear noise. This noise is road speed dependent. Drain and refill the transmission with new lube. See if the noise changes. I have changed the oil and had the noise diminish quite a lot. If you never have changed the transmission oil, it is probably transmission noise, anyway. It may be telling you 'You have neglected me and I am wearing now to the point that I make a noise. Continue to ignore me and I will trash the transmission!' YMMV, KeithG "Jeff Reed" <> wrote in message news:Y56u6.4$ > > "Charles Stoyer" <> wrote in message > > > Lately, my 1986 SAAB 900 turbo Classic with 214k mi has an engine whine. > It > > sounds like you might expect a turbo whine to sound (like that of diesel > > trucks), but it depends on engine speed, not turbo speed. > > > > Any ideas as to what my engine is trying to tell me? > > > Why don't you ask the engine? > >

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