Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 20:44:13 -0600
From: "jffwight" <jffwightnopsamter.net>
Subject: Re: DI Fire


It only had 43000 on it .. Im going to write saab, to thank them for the 800 service and what they think about my problem "Harvey White" <madynnopsametcom.com> wrote in message news:3uhl2013t253busa9m0jgio7qoctac50llnopsamcom... > On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:43:34 -0600, "jffwight" <jffwightnopsamter.net> > wrote: > > >Thanks for the Saab 800 number for help > > > >I was vacationing down the Florida with my Aero Wagon > > > >I Tried to start it and it wouldnt ... soon smoke came out from under the > >hood. > > > >I turned off the ignition and the smoke stopped. > > Good sign. > > > > >I called the 800 number and the sent a truck down to take it to Jacksonville > >for repairs > > > >It was under guarantee so the truck and repair was free > > Very good luck. > > > > >Jacksonville never called me back eventhough I gave them my motel number > > Not so hot. > > > > >So I called 800 again and they called Jacksonville and go through ... > >Jacksonville said I never gave them a number > > > >on the replair slip the advisor's name was Jesse James ????? > > It could be Bill Clinton, as long as they did a good job. > > > > >I suppose the DI is the thing that has the four coils for the spark plugs > > sure does. few bolts and one connector, and it's off. Ditto and it's > on. > > > > >Why does this go ... ON a trip ... how do you know that it is not > >dependable. > > > How many miles on the car? They will typically last 65000 to 100,000 > miles (give or take a few). It's electronics on a hot engine. > There's a known limited life on any DI cassette, regardless of > manufacturer. This is going to happen on any car that uses a DI, > sooner or later. > > You should be good for another 65000 miles minimum, from what I've > heard. > > Harvey > > > > > >On the Saab that I had before this, the DI failed .... ?????????? > > At what mileage? > > H. > >

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