Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 17:42:44 +0000
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: information about saab 900 turbo 1992

John B wrote: > Eh, I've seen some other posts on this group about chain replacement around > 115k before. Maybe it didn't really need replacing, but since there was some > question (was beginning to get a bit noisy) I decided to go for it-- chain > failure on the 16v engine is supposedly a very bad thing. I could afford a new > timing chain, but not a new engine :) I think a lot of people get sold chain replacements which are unncessary. You're right of course that chain failure is very, very bad. But it's also almost unheard of on either the 8v or the 16v engines. -- Grunff

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