Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 10:38:37 GMT
From: johannes <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9-5 fluid changes

Richard Sauer wrote: > > One more statement from Sclar's book: > > "When you start your car in the morning, do you warm it up before you drive > off? If you do, no good! Most manuals caution you not to indulge in lengthy > warm-ups. They waste fuel, pollute the air, and increase wear on your > vehicle." pg. 510 True or False? I always imagined that letting your car > warm up would allow the fluids to circulate, but that might be an > old-wive's tale. > > Rich The book is right, just drive off (gently) is better. But don't put your foot down before engine has reached normal temp.

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