Date: 26 Jan 2006 19:47:22 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: 1999 9-3 Alternator Pulley Noise

On Thu, 26 Jan 2006 14:38:39 -0500, Ben <jimnospamcom> wrote: > Dave Hinz wrote: > >> Exactly. I've got one apart on the bench right now for my 99Turbo, on >> the theory that the one I have is fine, just gritty. We'll see how that >> goes... > > Excellent! For my own education, does the Saab alternator have a bronze > bushing at the pulley side and a bearing at the other end (towards the > electrical connections, diodes, etc.)? It depends on who made it and during which decade. I haven't had a c900 or newer alt apart (yet) so let us know when you find out ;) > Or the bearing sits right at the pulley, with a bushing at the other end? I'd expect there to be a bearing at the pulley end regardless, that's where all the axial load is. Dave

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