Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 20:27:39 GMT
From: mp <>
Subject: Re: new used car service advice

mp wrote: > I have owned my 2001 9-3 for 3 months. It has 81K miles. I have done the > following since I bought it in the hopes of getting it in adequate shape > for another 80K: > > I do not know the former owner's service schedule (but the car looks brand > new, so I'd like to think that it was serviced according to plan). > > 0-40 Mobil 1 that I ran for 1000 miles, then flushed and replaced again > with 0-40 M-1 which I will now replace every 3 or 4K. > > Radiator coolant flushed and replaced. > > Transmission fluid changed. > > Fuel filter changed and injector cleaning. > > Serpentine belt changed. > > Anything else I need to be thinking of? The only thing that comes to mind > is the automatic transmission fluid, but I'm not really mechanically > minded, so I'd appreciate any ideas. > > thanks > > mp Sorry, I meant to say that the only thing I can think of is the power steering fluid. mp

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