Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 12:09:56 GMT
From: 'nuther Bob  <norealaddynopsamphonydomain.com>
Subject: Re: should a buy a saab


On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 00:35:05 -0400, "Kenneth S." <nimrodnopsams.com> wrote: >(d) my >own experience, including the marked contrast with my other car, which >is a 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata that has a far higher mileage than my Saab >900 SE. Below is a list TSB's from the 1990 Miata that you claim rarely needs repairs. I excluded those that appear to be primarily informational or not really "repair" related like "stating VIN's" and those that relate only to special tools usage. Now, tell me again that Mazdas don't need repairs. Bob T00498 APR 03 Audio System - Power Antenna Relay Inspection S01798 APR 03 Interior - Carpet Pulls Loose at Side Trim Panel J00190 APR 03 M/T - Shim Adjustment Procedure 0101899 MAY 99 Year 2000 - Computer Systems Compliance K00598 DEC 98 A/T Cooler/Line - Flushing Procedure F01498 DEC 98 Throttle Adjustment Screw - Adjustment Precaution G00198 OCT 98 Battery - Dies In A relatively Short Period Of Time ST00598 AUG 98 NGS System - Reprogramming Service S0901798 JUL 98 Carpet - Loose At Side Trim Panel S0901598 JUN 98 Power Window - Troubleshooting And Repair S0900798 MAY 98 Paint - Damaged By Trunk Rubber Cushion T0900498 APR 98 Power Antenna Relay - Inspection Procedure N00198 APR 98 Steering Wheel - Slightly Off Center. T01697 DEC 97 Room Lamp - Does Not Illuminate N00497 DEC 97 Steering Gear - Fluid Loss S01697 JUL 97 Soft Top Boot - Flaps At High Speed T01397 JUN 97 Wiper Motor - Inoperative/Circuit Breaker Operation U00897 MAY 97 A/C System - Tracer Dye Leak Detection U00597 MAR 97 A/C - O-Ring Replacement AD00397 FEB 97 Speedometer - Replacement Procedure T02396 DEC 96 Air Bag System - Effect of Aftermarket Accessories F02896 DEC 96 Air Flow Meter - Service Precautions S03296 DEC 96 Seat Belt - Extender Availability S04496 NOV 96 Washer Nozzle - Fluid Leakage D00296 SEP 96 Oil Pump - Engine Stall/Rough Idle on Cold Start S01996 SEP 96 Outer Door Handle - Loose/Rattles G00296 AUG 96 Battery - Storage Precautions S03496 JUL 96 Convertible Top Cover - Flapping at High Speeds S02896 JUN 96 Seat Belt - Will Not Retract/Hard to Pull Out B00596 JUN 96 Engine - Noise On Initial Start Up F01396 MAY 96 Fuel Volatility - Driveability Concerns S01196 MAR 96 Scuff Plate - Damages Side Sill Paint U00995 SEP 95 A/C - O Ring Replacement K00295 AUG 95 A/T - Repair Policies H00395 APR 95 Clutch Release Bearing - Squealing Noise B00595 MAR 95 HLA - Noise After Long Storage N00595 MAR 95 Steering Wheel - Is Slightly Off Center U00195 FEB 95 Receiver Dryer - Replacement Criteria N00195 JAN 95 Pre Alignment - Specifications ATRATB294 JAN 95 A/T - Drive Axle and Wheel Lug Nut Torque N00394 DEC 94 Alignment - Background Information & Specifications ST00394 OCT 94 Brakes - Use On Car Brake Lathe to Correct Judder K00294 OCT 94 A/T - Diagnostic Procedures S03494 OCT 94 Sill Drain Holes, Side - Clogged With Debris AD00594 JUL 94 Key - Replacement Guidelines U00194 APR 94 A/C - 0 Ring Replacement F00194 MAR 94 Throttle Position Sensor - Revised Inspect & Adjustment B00394 FEB 94 Timing Belt - Squeal or Whine Noise F00194 FEB 94 Throttle Position Sensor - New Inspection & Adjustment B00294 FEB 94 Hydraulic Lash Adjusters - Noisy S00794 JAN 94 Convertible Top - Velcro Tape Peels Off B00893 DEC 93 Engine - Top End Noise F00993 DEC 93 Exhaust Manifold - Buzzing Noise T00693 NOV 93 Tape Deck - Rejects Cassettes After ROOM Fuse Installed S04493 NOV 93 Convertible Top - Zipper Replacement G00293 SEP 93 Electronic Devices/Electrical - Diagnosis and Repair G00393 SEP 93 Battery - Diagnostic and Charging Procedures J00693 SEP 93 M/T - Squeaking Noise S03893 SEP 93 Window Regulator - Hard To Operate F00893 JUN 93 Catalytic Converter - Rattling Noise J00593 JUN 93 M/T - 1st and 2nd Gear Grind Q00593 JUN 93 Tire Chains - Installation Precautions S02493 MAY 93 Convertible Top - Plastic Window Protection S00793 FEB 93 Convertible Top, Soft - Broken or Torn Zippers F00193 JAN 93 Fuel Injector - Cleaner Kit for Improved Performance AD02892 NOV 92 Emissions - Proof of Recall Correction Certificate U01692 SEP 92 A/C - O Ring Installation Procedure U01592 JUL 92 A/C - Odor From the Ventilators J00492 JUL 92 M/T - Hard Shift to 2ND Gear After Cold Start 02792 APR 92 Convertible Top - Broken or Torn Zipper P00692 JAN 92 Front Brake - Groan or Squeal Noise ATRATB078 NOV 91 A/T - How To Use A Pressure Gauge P00391 OCT 91 Brakes - Rotor and Drum Inspection Criteria T00891 OCT 91 Cassette Deck - Tape Will Not Eject F01091 APR 91 EGI Control Unit - Remanufactured Exchange Program W00491 MAR 91 Drive Train - Transaxle & Differential Manual Revisions S00790 DEC 90 Convertible Top - Fabric Corner Top Distorted, Damaged S00690 NOV 90 Cowl Grill Protector - Unfastened ATRATB028 OCT 90 A/T - Engine Vacuum Testing ST00290 AUG 90 A/T - Proper Control Unit Connection T00590 JUN 90 Speakers, Door - Poor Sound Quality from Water Damage T00390 JUN 90 Cruise Control - OE Replacement Recommended U00690 JUN 90 A/C Kit - Revised to Accomodate New A/T ACC00290 JUN 90 A/T - Fog Lamp Installation Not Recommended G00290 JUN 90 Battery - Dead After Key Mistakenly Left On ACC T00290 JUN 90 Cruise Control - Operation Revised G00190 JUN 90 Tools - Correct Use of Timing Light on DLI System F00390 APR 90 Exhaust - Rattling Noise from Engine Compartment S00190 FEB 90 Convertible Top - Down Stoppers Not In Place 1604289 DEC 89 A/C Wiring Harness - FAC 01 Connector Malfunction 104389 NOV 89 Engine - Leakage from Drain Plug 1407589 OCT 89 Trunk Lid - Hard to Close

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