Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 23:43:49 +0100 From: "Toby Field" <tobyfieldnopsamail.com> Subject: Re: 9000 - Uphill Turbo smell/check engine light?
I thought it might be the transmission working too hard. Toby "Atif I. Chaudhry" <foonopsamcom> wrote in message news:MPG.1793b003a94297fd989693nopsamstand.cit.cornell.edu... > Nope, I have a 5sp manual. > > -Atif > > In article <agcjoh$eb0$1nopsamg3.svr.pol.co.uk>, tobyfieldnopsamail.com > says... > > does your car have an automatic gearbox? > > > > -- > > Toby Field (UK) > > '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto > > 150,000 Miles > > > > "Atif I. Chaudhry" <foonopsamcom> wrote in message > > news:MPG.1792e30d7001ec58989691nopsamstand.cit.cornell.edu... > > > I posted before about my SAAB... > > > > > > I decided to get the engine mounts, main seal, and front pipe fixed. I > > > found mechanic that would do it for under $700, the first place and the > > > nearest dealer quoted me $1200+, mainly since their labor cost per hour > > > was pretty high. > > > > > > The car runs well and is a joy to drive. Here is the issue: > > > > > > Under normal driving my APC/turbo almost never kicks in (i.e. the needle > > > never goes into the yellow region). Living in Ithaca, NY we do have > > > lots of hills and when I go up some of the longer, steeper, hills the > > > turbo will kick in and by the time I reach the top there will be a smell > > > and the check engine light comes on. > > > > > > Any idea what is up with this? > > > > > > Thanks in advance for any help, > > > -Atif > > > > > >