Date: 8 Nov 2002 19:02:57 GMT
Subject: Re: saab 93 2.2TiD Broken Motor

Someone who looks an awful lot like Fernando Alcaraz <> wrote: > well, I have the car today. The dialer told me that the "admision butterfly" > (I'm not sure about the translation" brokes, ant a part of it went to the > inside of a cylinder, it hit the valve, so it brokes. I think that would mean the plate that opens and closes with the throttle. It should not have broken, of course, but that does explain why there were several valves which broke. Is that the *only* damage to the engine? An engine ingesting metal chunks is not a happy engine. Did they inspect the head, pistons, and bores? > How can this part of > the engine be broken?, so much pressure? a failure in the making process? I > hope it will not happen again. Unless someone has been working on the throttle housing and forgot to put it together properly, it sounds like a defect in manufacturing. How many miles/km did it have on it? Dave Hinz

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