Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 12:26:06 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Idling at 450rpm

in article, at wrote on 16/08/2005 10:37: > Thank you very much for your reply Paul. I took it to a dealer this > morning, apparently the throttle housing is at fault, and the cost to > replace... the equivalent of $1500. Needless to say, I declined the > repair! Try <> for a comparative price. > I don't suppose you know if it's a serviceable part? Or if I took it > to pieces and cleaned it myself, would it go back together again? Anything is possible. Grab a Haynes manual and see what the procedure is. I suppose once you have the throttle in bits, replacing any faulty parts would be a lot easier. Better than replacing the whole thing and I'm sure there are people here who will know how to test each part. > Do > you have cheap used parts over there I could ship to England? Buh! Now I'm confused :) I'm over here in Blighty, too. If you can give us an idea of what model your car is and where you are in the country, people will be able to point you to nearby SAAB Specialists which would no doubt give a different price, if you know what I mean :) Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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