Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 18:16:26 +0000 (UTC)
From: "murphwiz" <nutz76nopsamternet.comUHOH!>
Subject: Re: 9000 Aero cutting out

<> wrote in message news:lOnF9.79$ > I have a 97 9000 Aero with 50,000 miles. > > It has a larger dump valve. Apart from an ITG air filter, there are no other > engine mods. > > 1 month ago, it stopped accelerating into the red on the APC, and was > sluggish. > > I put the original dump valve back, and it cut out under HARD acceleration. > It then > carried on, giving the impression of a kangaroo hop at 75 mph. (very cool). > This happened > in every gear, and at various revs, but only happened when I "floored" it. > > I went to my local Saab main dealer, who put a brand new dump valve in, and > it > only cut out 1 in 5 times. They said I have overboost ? > > I put my old performance dump valve back, and it now whistles, before > cutting out > It still has overboost under hard acceleration, but its fine under normal > acceleration. > > The fuel is also down to 300 miles per tank. > > I have been in touch, but the main dealer have no idea, and want the car for > 2 days > to run tests. > > I have just lost my job, so any ideas would be appriciated, as I cannot > afford 60 + per hour > for Saab to diagnose this. > > Many thanks. > > Ian (UK) 97 Imola red 9000 Aero Sounds like the DI cassette to me.. but any saab dealer should be able to spot that a mile off...

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