Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 09:19:27 GMT From: Keith Winchester <kwinchesnospamtrap.bigpond.net.au> Subject: Re: DI cassette failures
Greg Farris wrote: > Follow-up on the earlier thread : > How many here have already had this happen? > It is widely rumored that this part fails often, and owners are reminded > to carry a spare, as replacement is simple, and failures are common. > > Yet I have never seen one fail. > I'm assuming the rumors have at least some factual basis, even if they > may be exaggerated, so how many have seen thyese things fail? > > Does anyone know the typical explanation or failure scenario? > > Thanks, > GF > I had one fail on my 2001 9-5 Aero about 1 month ago. it has about 75,000 km on the clock. The engine just died without warning, luckily on a quiet suburban street. The recall has not been announced in Australia yet but I have been advised by Saab that it will happen soon.