Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 22:27:58 +0000 From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos.removeme.nospamee.ac.uk> Subject: Re: Wheel bearing
Denise wrote: > "Denise" <denise_researchnospampam*hotmail.com> wrote in message > news:454decc8$0$7164$a8266bb1nospam.titannews.com... >> Hello again, >> About 6 months ago I had to have a wheel bearing sorted out on my H reg >> Saab 9000. About 3 months later it didn't 'feel right'. Now it seems as >> bad as ever. Is it usual for this to happen in such short a time? >> The same garage stripped the turbo down.....and it still has a leak. They >> did an oil change and I ran out of oil within 2 months. I don't understand >> any of what goes on under the bonnet. Is it worth going to complain after >> all this time? Do I have a complaint? >> To make matters worse I now have a battery light coming on, I'm not sure >> if the battery isn't holding charge or something isn't charging the >> battery. Any ideas how I can tell without spending cash at a garage? I'm >> pretty broke and struggling to keep the car on the road for work. >> Thanks in advance, >> Denise >> PS. I'm blonde so please type replies really slowly and should anyone win >> the lottery please feel free to mend 'old Matilda the car' for me! > > My car is feeling better! A nice garage in Plymouth sorted me out with a new > alternator, fitted it, changed the fan belt, checked out the wheel bearings > etc..............all for £105 inc VAT! Excellent news! > ........and the problem I had that I thought was the wheel bearing.....seems > to have magically cured itself after the mechanic put things back together! Magically, No :-) Did they put air in the tyres? That would be free of charge ;-) What I mean is, had you checked the tyre pressures when the car was not behaving correctly? > Thank you once again for taking the time and trouble to read through my post > and to reply to it. This group is a real help. > Regards and best wishes to all, > Denise > x I hope you are not back with any problems :-) Take care Charles -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.