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Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 18:34:44 GMT
From: Tom <>
Subject: Re: '91 9000 bitch of a problem. 10 days in garage, no diagnosis HELP!!!

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 19:03:04 +0100, Mars <> wrote: >My 9000 cuts out, won't start when it feels like it, dies whenever it >bloody feels like it, usually when there's a big mother of a bus heading >for me at a junction doing well over the speed it should be! The only >diagnosis that's consistent is there is no live feed to the injector >circuit. garage thought it was the ignition switch, then the relays, >then a diode, then who knows. It's also intermittent, to make things >worse.Might be worse when the engine's hot. The whole shebang goes down >as you drive, not just one cylinder, then it'll cut back in again, until >it decides to die completely. Sometimes it will die of it's own accord >when it's running when parked. SIX BLOODY MONTHS I've lived with this >bitch. My wife is looking at Fords. Someone help me please I've got a >lot to lose, I'm the guy who said "Saab are the best, totally reliable, >trust me..." > >zazu Sounds just like a Jeep Wagoneer I used to have. I spent a whole, frustrating year with this thing, including several costly visits to dealers and mechanics. Problem was finally solved by a maintenance guy where I work, who found the problem in about 5 minutes. Turned out to be a $2.00 part in the distributor with a loose wire. Aaarrgghhh!! Sorry, I'm sure this is utterly useless to you. But be persistent. And don't buy the Ford, whatever you do!

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