Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 13:58:40 +0000 From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: New 9-3 service indication.
Peter Bennett wrote: > A colleagues new 9-3 1.9 TID 150 has got a service indication on it, the > main part says about 400 days to the next service, but there's also an oil > indication, that seems to be going down more rapidly, as though he's going > to have to replace the oil well before the 400 days. > Is that normal? Should he be having a minor service (oil and filter change) > every 6,000 miles (10,000km) or is this something to make sure that the > coffers of SAAB dealerships remain above a certain level? A 6000 mile oil change is certainly good practice. Especially so in diesels AIUI. The owmers manual should tell him anyway ! Graham