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Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:16:59 -0500
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*>
Subject: Re: 2000 9-5 2.3T Blown Head gasket

kwbreezer wrote: > I have a 2000 9-5 2.3T that went to the dealer for a coolant leak. > Discovered a blown head gasket. Dealer repaired head gasket and > replaced valves. Since then the car has been idling rough, > particularily when cold. Engine warning light comes on repeatedly. > Dealer detects miss-firing. Dealer removes, inspects and replaces > engine head and problem gets worse. After a couple weeks of diagnosis I > get the car back with the problem unresolved. Anyone else ever run in > to similar problems? Any suggestions? > > As well, they have now told me my turbo charger is failing. Car has > 170,000 Km on it. How long do turbos generally take before they fail? > Is it worth having it rebuilt or should I replace it? > > Thanks. > The main problem you have is the dealer. Unlkess this is warranty work I would not be taking it there for these repairs. Get the car to someone that has a clue... -- -Fred W

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