Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 10:10:47 GMT
From: th <someguynospamwhere.se>
Subject: Re: Gas Tank Strap Failure - 1996 SAAB 9000 CS


Charles C. wrote: > th wrote: >> SilverSurfer wrote: >>> Good Morning, >>> >>> Has anyone experienced the complete rustout/failure of the gas tank >>> strap on the passenger side of the car ? >>> Is this a common problem on North American SAAB 9000's ? >>> >>> Thank-you >>> Any assistance would be appreciated >>> >> Both my MY92 AND MY97 9K have had the passenger side gas tank straps >> exchanged. This is claimed to be a standard failure according to my Saab >> mechanic. For some reason it is this strap and not the driver side strap >> that is rusting. >> > > Hi, > > What did it cost you? > > I can now see why the dealer wanted to replace both straps 14 or so > months ago (at 400 USD on current exchange rates). > > Thanks > Charles > > I just bought the straps and replaced them myself, a fairly simple job. The cost of one strap was around 60 - 80 USD IIRC. -- th

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