Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 03:43:11 -0400
From: Fred W <>
Subject: Re: Fuel Tank Baffles Cause Stall?

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 -- -Fred W

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