Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 06:54:40 +0100
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9k oil pressure drop

Dexter J wrote: > I cannot think of anything more disheartening - sorry to hear it. Nor can > I think of of a loose pin or roller bearing that size (2.5cm?) upstream > from the filter. It is possible, although it would be really wierd, that > something was dropped in the head the last time the cam covers were off - > maybe it's part of the tensioner (although I have no idea what). > > It would explain pressure drop though - must have wedged and dinged the > pump blades pretty badly and I'd be looking around closely at the channels > now. Surprised it didn't make a lot more noise. Apologies - I mistyped the diameter - it should read 2.59mm. Does that help at all? -- Regards, Danny (a purely hobby site) (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) (UK/European online ordering for Malabar Gold blend) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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