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Re: for real? YES MOST saab parts for DIY! warrantied for life 1 Members Like This Post! (Members Can Like Posts)

Posted by neil dale [Email] (#2111) [Profile/Gallery] (more from neil dale) on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 21:45:02 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Is this for real?, three_jeeps, Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:07:23
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YES! IT IS TRUE ! I have confirmed this w/ them as long as the part is OEM ( and "on the list " ) it is warrantied for life (As long as it is not a "wear part " now some parts that you might think a "wear part" - like an ignition switch , are NOT a "wear part " you need to go to the Orio wb site - here's a link go to then , enter country = USA/menu/lifetime warranty/claims form /(enter )parts numbers/ the SAAB part # and it will give you a green box = covered OR RED = Not
(IN AZ our emblems wear out quick fr the sun! - YES included ! ) water pumps? YES! other parts ? check , verify Others will offer the same warranty on ALL parts, not just OEM parts! so if you want to take a chance on cheaper non-OEM parts you can save some $ eEuroparts so it has a lifetime warr( on covered parts ) even if installed by a DIYer You might ck my post(s) about the water pump issue below! incl" trying out E Europarts lifetime warranty w/ a 9-5 water pump "
An author in Hot rod said something about about parts We noticed in the Feb 2018 issue of Hot Rod magazine, He had a scathing, piece "Auto parts that enrage " replete w/ Pathetic, pitiful, pithy anecdotal examples where Author , David Freiburger was bemoaning the lack of quality on aftermarket parts! Actually he gave assurance of an absolutely abysmal assemblance of aftermarket parts even a, arri-ere-bans ' artificer would be hard -pressed to put to rights ! to wit " In the past year I have had two stock replacement water pumps that had the impeller pressed on to the shaft in such a crooked way that the pump wouldn't even spin . I had another one that leaked through a porous aluminum housing casting, one w/a cockeyed and leaking seal " ! Well he makes the point that nearly ALL the parts were made and are sourced from overseas now ! His prescription and partial solution for our deliverance from these purveyors of pretenders of being parts is that we insist on quality and return any deficient in design or execution ! and you DO have a better chance if you pony up for quality parts from Old guard companies EG Borg-warner, Moog , Standard Motor parts, ( and dare we say, OEM SAAB ? ) As the Old adage goes, "You get what you pay for" At least w/ the new scheme of lifetime parts for saabs you won't have to ever pay for a part again . PS as Jeremy, (post below this ) points out" FCP Euro also offers a lifetime warranty on parts." and I contacted them, Yes and ANY parts ! not just OEM Saab ANY part! AND ! w/ BOTH vendors you have to return the bad /used up parts to obtain a credit/ refund (they have a 24 hour nanny -type webcam in their returns dept ! )but can order the new part if you are in a hurry and send the used. old part back later! So, if you are feeling lucky, you can buy a cheaper pattern part (from FCP euro) of another maker and it will STILL have a lifetime warranty either a 27$ pump or a 62$ one! consumer choice! the one below is OEM Saab (see my post in 9-5 for a photo thx )

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