Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 21:02:13 -0400
From: ghostnospamachine.net
Subject: Re: Shift Linkage Seal (0/1)


On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 00:23:50 GMT, "Walt Kienzle" <wkienzlenospam.com> wrote: I live in western Monmouth county... I have two dealers about 45 minutes in either direction. Both charge about the same for labor. > ><ghostnospamachine.net> wrote in message >news:m12bb2dlkvjft7na3odtvv2ggusv9qi2tgnospamcom... >> >> Can anyone tell me how difficult it is to replace the shift seal? >> >> The part isn't too expensive. Its about $30 or so from the local Saab >> dealer. But they want 2 - 2.5 hours labor which is about $300 in NJ. >> I figure if they can do it in less than 2 hours I should be able to do >> it. >> >> I hope I am calling this by the correct name. Take a look at the poor >> quality pictures attached. >> >> Thanks in advance. >> John >> 97 Saab 900S - 220K >> >> > >What part of NJ are you located? If you don't get answers to your question, >and live near Bergen county, I recommend the Swedish Connection in >Bergenfield. When I was on an assignment there a couple of years ago they >handled a few issues that came up on my 9000. I don't know if their rates >have gone up, but IIRC they would charge about $180 for a 2 hour job. I >think they charge actual time, not the inflated "book time". Both times I >was there they did an excellent job. They even helped me get a rental car >from the Thrifty agency across the street. > >Walt Kienzle >1991 9000T >

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