Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 00:23:50 GMT
From: "Walt Kienzle" <>
Subject: Re: Shift Linkage Seal (0/1)

<> 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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