Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 19:00:51 -0500
From: -Bob- <>
Subject: Re: Shifting problems on '94 900

On Sat, 08 Feb 2003 07:38:10 -0500, itten <> wrote: >I don't know exactly what was repaired. I don't think the mechanic was >competent as he fabricated something instead of ordering the Saab >replacement parts. I don't remember him saying anything about a rubber >coupling. > Sounds like the linkage. That's about the only thing that a mechanic could fabricate in that area. It sounds like he might have replaced the rubber shift linkage bushing with a fabricated part which may not have lasted. It's also possible that you broke some other part of the linkage which he fixed. You can have the linkage repaired again. It's possible that it just needs adjustment. There is also a kit to update the linkage with a new end that does not suffer from the problem that the rubber bushing has. However, dealers are not always excited about installing it. I think there is a TSB on that replacement. Bob

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