Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 21:10:50 -0400 From: "BL" <brianlevernospamatico.ca> Subject: Re: URGENT HELP NEEDED 9-5 Oil Light on but plenty of oil?
The oil sending unit could very well be the culprit. To put your mind at ease, have the mechanic test the oil pressure at idle, and at RPM to ensure that the oil pump is delivering within spec. Good Luck BL "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com> wrote in message news:ohCve.68618$Vj3.25384nospamnews.blueyonder.co.uk... > Just test drove a 9-5, (1999 9-5 S) when she warmed up the oil light came > on with a "bing!" Now I clearly don't want to buy it if there's a > problem, but there's plenty of oil in it and no nasty noises, and it's > going for a good price. > > The dealer, (non-Saab) thinks it's just the sender and will replace it, > but I'm less sure. He also warned me it would happen before the test > drive. > > Can anyone shed any light on this before I spend my hard earned. Would > appreciate a few responses as quickly as possible, > > Cheers > > Al > >