Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2004 23:47:35 GMT From: "indecisive" <mistakennospamtity.com.za> Subject: Re: soot at exhaust - problem?
Thanks for the - disparate - views guys. The car has been serviced by SAAB dealer less then 3 weeks ago, when I purchased it. The next service isn't due for a year so I assumed that they would have checked the tuning at the service? "indecisive" <mistakennospamtity.com.za> wrote in message news:hXt7d.11347$5O5.7234nospam-server.bigpond.net.au... > Hi All > > I have a recently purchased 9-3 S Convertible with the HOT engine. I > noticed on my garage floor that there are particles of soot...blown out of > the exhaust at starting the engine. The chrome exhaust tip is black now > too...does it sound like I have a problem or is this to be expected. > > I am running on straight unleaded rather than premium unleaded fuel - will > that be relevant? > > Thanks In advance for your help, DAN >