Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:04:14 +0000
From: "Charles C." <c.k.christacopoulos.removeme.nospamee.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: Fuel Tank Baffles Cause Stall?


rickd2nospamast.net 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. -- Please remove _removeme_ to reply.

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