Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2002 00:21:50 +0000 From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> Subject: Re: 900 Owners-Check Your A Arms!
Bob wrote: > > On 01 Feb 2002 23:35:04 GMT, philcyclesnopsamcom (Phil Brown) wrote: > > >My left lower A arm broke last night as I was leaving a parking lot-thankfully > >not on the freeway. The SAS catalog has a piece about this but I wasn't a > >believer until last night. I pulled 3 at the wreaking yard this afternoon-2 > >were cracked in exactly the same way. It's clear they need to be checked on a > >regular basis. They crack on the rear leg across the channel near the pivot > >tube, on the long way of the channel leaving the small web to carry the load-it > >won't. My right is OK but I'll be checking it a lot-once bitten twice shy. > >Phil Brown > > Phil: > > Is this a classic 900 or NG 900 issue ? > > Bob There was similar failures on the Vauxhall Vectras some years ago, this is the GM car that donated the chassis to the NG 900. It was traced to a manufacturing "issue" on the vauxhalls. I don't know if the Saabs were affected. Johannes