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Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 02:28:33 GMT
From: Nutmegger<>
Subject: Re: Warranty expiration says... > >>>Yeah! At only 240,000 miles, my '88 900 Turbo is already on it's *second* >>>clutch, and it's *fourth* battery. > >> Already! >> Yikes, I'm well over 100,000 on my original. > >Well, Wisconsin winters are tough on batteries, I meant clutch! I've done a battery, the winters here are not always mild. >and I have a habit >of replacing them *before* they cause problems. I like that habit. Speaking of which, >I should check to see how old mine is, if it's 3 years, it's time to >dump it for a new one. Thanks for the reminder ;) Ha, well my clutch is doing fine BTW. > >Good to see you back, by the way... :) >>>My goodness, the reliability problems >>>have been horrendous. Why, just the other year, I had to change the spark >>>plugs even. > >> And...believe it or not, I've even had to get exhaust work done. > >Oh yeah, I forgot, I'm on the second one of those too. See? I'm trying to think what else has been done to either the 900 or 9000. Headlight replacement count? >>>For the record, I've got the original turbo, and the valve cover has never >>>been off the engine, let alone the head. > >> And, I'll toast to that. Every Saab I've owned has been very reliable. I only >> got left once, and it was the starter! >> I could've pop started it if I parked the right way. > >Starter, eh? OK - mental block. It was the alternator actually. >Odd; what went wrong with it? It just went, and I froze as I was sitting in the car waiting to be towed. It took about a half hour to thaw out my toes, dress shoes look so nice, but aren't that warm. ~J~ Remove "Junk" to reply

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