Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 22:19:46 +0800
From: "Glenn" <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9K Vibration

Try lower control arm bushes these often crack. glenn "Johannes H Andersen" <> wrote in message > "Fraser Wilsher" <> wrote in message news:<AzyL7.2405$>... > > Hey > > I wonder of you guys (& girls) can help me. I have a '94 Saab 9000 2.3T CSE > > (150K miles) which I have owned for 3months (What a cracking car!). Just > > recently the front right wheel has been producing a vibration at speed (in > > excess of 120mph). My previous Saabs have never done this, in fact they've > > been as smooth as you like at this speed. I've had the wheel balancing > > checked and the alignment is spot on. My Haynes manual says it could > > possibly be either the inner or outer CV joints, probably the inner. Are > > these an absolute nightmare to change as the manual is saying I have to lift > > up the engine. Any advice? If I leave it will just get worse and damage the > > gearbox etc? > > > > Many thanks > > Fraser > > If it is due to worn CV joints, then the problem should only come to > light when accelerating or decelerating. Assuming wheel balancing was > done correctly, lift the front and check various suspension components > and brackets for slack. I had a front suspension bracket replaced on > my '93 CSE, fairly small job. Grip front wheel and check for slack. > If you are going in excess of 120 mph, then better fix it soon. > > Johannes

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