Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 09:44:51 +0000
From: "Charles C." <>
Subject: Re: Fuel Tank Baffles Cause Stall?

Fred W wrote: > Charles C. wrote: >> wrote: >> >>> Hi. I'd appreciate any thoughts on this problem. I own a 2005 9-5 >>> (50,500 miles). On a recent trip, the engine started surging, losing >>> power, the engine light came on, then the engine quit. After resting >>> the car a few minutes, it started up and we went another 30 miles >>> before the situation repeated. After another rest, we made it home. >>> >>> The Saab dealer kept the car a few days, trying to replicate the >>> problem, which they finally were able to do yesterday. They diagnosed >>> it as loose baffles in the fuel tank, and will replace the tank >>> ($1000.) >>> >>> I trust the shop guys, but I have never heard of a tank causing this >>> kind of problem. Has anyone? Are there other more plausible causes? >>> >>> I really appreciate any thoughts you may have. >>> >> >> >> No 3 year manufacturer's warranty in the US? >> >> C. >> > Yes, there is. 3 Yr 50k miles. This should definitely have been > covered by warranty > In which case, good will alone should have covered the 500 miles ... let alone the dealer should think the customer (at this rate of mileage) will soon be buying another car. Too late I guess, since the OP has now paid them :-( Charles -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.

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