Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 17:12:49 GMT
From: John B <rotten_NOSPAM_nopsam.org>
Subject: Re: information about saab 900 turbo 1992


On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 16:30:46 +0000, Grunff <grunffnopsam.com> wrote: > John B wrote: > >> My 1992 900 (non-turbo) just had the crankshaft pulley and timing chain >> replaced at 115k miles. I think that's pretty typical. > > I don't agree about the chain. Even 200k is unusual for replacement. > 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 :) John

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