1990 Saab 900 Repair and Maintenance
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1990 Saab 900 ProblemsSunroof drains clog and leak water into the car interior
My 900 turbo had an issue where the sunroof drains would get clogged with leaves and other debris, causing water to leak when it rained and the interior to flood. Upon some research and talking to other owners, I learned this is pretty common with this model. Using compressed air, you can put the nossel up to the drain and force air through the drain duct, thereby cleaning it out.
Oil commonly leaks from the distributor o-ring requiring replacement of the o-ring. Oil will be visible on the front of the engine near the distributor.
1990 Saab 900 QuestionsWhy does my heater not work? (1 answer)
Just blows cold air, although the temperature is right where it should be on the gauge.
Problem happens within 10-20minutes of driving.Becomes a high pitch on freeway then a slower shuddering sound on city block streets.
When I step on brake sound goes away instantly and completely for a few minutes then reappears.At first sounds like passenger side by wheels then sounds more like ...
It's an 86' C900S and I'm looking to buy one but the ac does not work and person never attempted to fix...he said there was that the hoses were loose on the refridgeraunt and just assumed it didn't work. How should I approach this?