Date: 9 May 2002 13:26:10 GMT
From: davehinznopsamcop.net
Subject: Re: Timing Belts for Saab 9000


Someone who looks an awful lot like Sartorius <drdre_gNoSPAMnopsamo.com> wrote: > Does the 4-cylinder Saab 9000 CD require a timing belt change > periodically. Nope; it uses a chain, which is quite robust. If it needs replacing (mine never did in the 247000 miles I had the car for before I traded it in), you'll get more than ample warning as the chain noise (rattle) increases. > I seem to recall reading somewhere that the 6-cylinder > requires a timing belt change, but not the 4-cylinder. Is this true? Yes. I believe the interval on the 6-cylinder is 30,000 miles. Not changing a timing belt when reccomended is just asking for trouble. Dave Hinz

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