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Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2004 21:54:41 -0400
From: ma_twain <>
Subject: Re: 900S shimmy

MikeYankee wrote: > My 1995 900S has had a noticeable (but not quite objectionable) shimmy starting > around 55 mph or so. It tends to be worse at certain speeds; by cruising > slower or faster it almost disappears. It is also worse when climbing hills or > accelerating. Changing tires and balancing wheels have had no effect. > Suggestions? > > > Mike Yankee > If you are absolutely sure the tires and rims are good, you have to start looking at the drive train. The half shafts are a starting point. If it was the engine mounts, the skaking should be present when accelerating from a dead stop. I currently have two Saabs, the GM Saab shakes, but I have not checked the wheels and rims yet because I plan on replacing them. The Classic Saab is absolutely smooth, no skakes :-)

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