Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 14:26:49 GMT
From: "ScoobyDoo" <gopher_gutsnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 Gear selector problems?


I will be watching this thread very closely as I have had the same problem with my 92 for about 4 years. My problem is more pronounced as the temp drops. Now it is summer and all is well. As fall rolls around, I have to park inside every night and when it drops below freezing I have to leave it and find another way to work. Below freezing, I am lucky to find any gear and the funny part is.....if I get into first...many times I cant get out. One night , I had to drive about 5 miles in first gear with my emerg flashers on. My local Saab dealer has no idea what is wrong. The master cylinder and rubber coupler have been changed and about 5 different oils have been tried in the gearbox. I am waiting to get about 100K on the clutch, then I will change "everything" incl the gearbox and shifter. Good luck!! "Doug" <douglas.thomsonnopsamternet.com> wrote in message news:feb69653.0307191242.af30dc8nopsaming.google.com... > I have a 1993 9000 2.3T which is very difficult to get into gear first > thing in the morning. The problem disappears within a few minutes of > driving and a few gear changes. It is now getting to the stage where I > have to put it into gear before starting the engine. > > I would welcome any advice on what may be the cause and the likely > cost of repair. > > Regards > > Doug

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