Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 19:32:44 +0000
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: 9-3 maintenance schedule

MSD wrote: > Interesting -- > New Saabs include all scheduled maintenance. Saab service at my dealer > recos oil changes at 5K, but admits they're not covered because 1st > sched'd maint is at 10K miles. This means you'd run the car thru its > break in period, and for a total of 10K without changing the oil. Does > this seem like a good idea? Someone allay my fears... > > I'm certainly not opposed to paying $30 for an oil change (or 2) in > that time, but on principle, I think they should either include it or > not reco it. Thoughts? This is due to a huge discrepancy between European and US oil change intervals. In Europe, oil is rarely changed more frequently than every 10k, whereas in the States, 3k or 5k oil changes are very common. IME, 10-12k miles is perfectly adequate with modern oils. -- Grunff

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