Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 12:50:40 +0100
From: "Ken \(the sane one\)" <k.shilcocknospamo.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: 1995 9000CSE Starting Problem


>>Although Mark here appears to be the exception to the rule, these symptoms >>(once the plugs and battery etc have been checked) usually come down to a >>dodgy DirectIgnition unit (coil pack). When buying a replacement, make >>sure >>it is the bright red one not the black ones as used on 9-3s and 9-5s >> >>cheers >> >>Ken >> >><long time Saab freak> >> > > Thanks Ken > I am not sure what the terminology used here is (I am not a SAAB man) > the car as far as I can remember is a 9000i (not terbo) 2.0 litre > engine. The Electronic Ignition part I used to exchange was in fact a > brand new one, which indeed was black (Bosch). When I ordered the part > I gave them the number off the old unit. Are the bright red ones > better? Ah, the two types (which are mose easily recognisable by the colour) are, I believe, incompatable See here: http://www.partsforsaabs.com/default.php?cPath=61_64 Ken <long time Saab freak>

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