Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 00:33:14 +0200
From: "JosČ" <>
Subject: Re: Do I have to change 2 chains and 4 gears inside my 1996SAAB9000AERO engine?

Ihave an 1995 Aero with 225.000 Km. and no noises from any chain. The chains in any motor are calculated for life (is a design condition for any motor). Is very rare that you have problems in two chains. Some Aero„s experience problems with the counterbalance shaft, but with a lot of Km. (I friend crash with 330.000 Km.) First I will demand a report from your mechanic and with it, I will write to SAAB (Sweden) to claim the cost of this repair. (SAAB finally payed my friend the new pieces) "FeelsSoGood" <> wrote in message news:3lJD8.2115$ > Hi! > I bought my 1996SAAB9000Aero(at 108,000 Km). > Recently I had my car inspected by a dealer service(free 52 point > inspection). > The engineer said to me "The engine is making noises. So you sould change 2 > chains and 4 gears of the engine.". > I didn't realize the engine noise but I can hear the noise very well when > my car was under the hoist. > But the service price will be approximately CND$600(Part Cost) + > CND$95(Labor Charge) X 8 hours!!! That's going to be CND$1600~1700 after > TAX. > The engineer told me I should drive the car very gently and carefully or I > could ruin the engine. > Do I have to change them now? I'm not sure if I have to change them right > now. Now the mileage is about 110,000 Km. > > Could somebody give me an advise or any idea, please? > > Thank you very much... > Have a nice drive in your nice SAABs!!! > > > >

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