Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 22:22:37 +0100
From: "Kristian Steve Jensen" <>
Subject: Re: Saab 900 (96) maintenance

"Rogier Boeken" <> skrev i melding > Hi > > This is my first post > I recently bought my first saab 900s (1996) 5dr hatchback in the UK with 82k > miles. > > > The car had full Saab service history up to 45k and has since had 2 normal > services at non saab garages, > > I took the car to my local saab garage and asked them to do a full service > on it just to make sure everything is okay. > > They only found a couple of minor things at this 66k service > > A friend of mine told me to make sure to find out when the camshaft had last > been replaced. > > Could someone shine a light on this, when should you replace the camshaft > (after how many miles) and when you have your car serviced would the saab > garage pick up on this themselves or would they notify you that this should > really be replaced. > > Are there any other moving parts that should be replaced apart from the > obvious (to me) tyres, brake blocks and motor oils. > Why in the world would you replace the camshaft, which by the way there are 2 of? My engine has gone 325 000 km / 206000 miles without the internals being touched. Kristian

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