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Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 12:07:28 GMT
From: "stephen" <stephen_hopenospamorld.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5 V6 3.0 Diesel


"stephen" <stephen_hopenospamorld.com> wrote in message news:eKbfh.1603$xm1.396nospamfe1-win.ntli.net... > "Marinus" <marinusnospamam.com> wrote in message > news:457c51fb$0$321$e4fe514cnospam.xs4all.nl... > > I heard that this engine has or had some problems, like "stalling", sudden > > powerincrese with same throttle setting etc. Looks like an electrical > > problem. > > i got my vector sport as an ex dealer demo with 11k miles on it - now just > under 70k.... > > i went for this one rather than the old 2.2 as it is much quieter (and a lot > better acceleration). > > Note the V6 diesel is manual only - which the dealers claimed was why they > didnt sell so well. > > mine has been OK - more turbo lag than the new 1.9 diesel though. > > it is easy to stall when starting off - but i put that down to me being > clumsy.... > > > Anybody has some more information? look here for some mention of SAAB recalls to fix a few issues on the V6: http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/index.php?url=/carbycar/index.htm > > > > Marinus > > > -- > Regards > > stephen_hopenospamorld.com - replace xyz with ntl > -- Regards stephen_hopenospamorld.com - replace xyz with ntl

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