Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 20:36:04 +1000
From: "Michael Rochfort" <>
Subject: Re: overheating problem

Also check that both fans are turning in the same direction. I once had a 900 Turbo that had a cross-wired fan - the one in front of the turbo. This was pulling hot air from around the turbo (the exhaust manifold in your case) and pumping it through the radiator. The behaviour of the temperature guage was similar to what you describe. -- Michael Rochfort To reply remove "nospam" from email address tenpercenter <> wrote in message > I have had a 1991 Saab 900 for over a year now and can't seem to fix > an overheating problem. My mechanic is a saab specialist but it seems > he can't diagnos the problem correctly. We've replaced the thermostat > twice (with the special saab one) and have fixed a leak (that > developed after the problem had started. I suspect the radiator but > our mechanic keeps on telling me the radiator is fine. > > When driving in hot weather the temp can go as high as the red line > but never actually enters it. The car is usualy fine when driving on > highway (may go up to the 3/4 mark though). > > Before I send the car to the dealership does anyone have any ideas > about what the problem might be? Also, how bad is it to drive my Saab > with an over heating problem? > > Any help will be greatly appreciated! > > Thanks. > >

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