Date: Wed, 14 Jul 1999 06:50:11 GMT
From: "Geoff" <jeffe_verdenopsam.hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: whistling noise on hot days


Ditto the comments on the windshield trim. Most likely top dead center, but I've heard of it lifting in other places as well. At rest, it lies back into place and you'd never notice it without actually trying to pry it out. There was a SAAB bulletin about it quite a few years ago that referred to it as "fluting". SAAB will fix it under warranty. But if you're out of warranty, you can do it yourself for about $3.00. Just get a tube of windshield adhesive at the local parts store. You might want to mask the area off first, as the stuff is a close cousin to super glue. cheers, Geoff (non-certified SAAB mediocre mechanic) Chris Schousboe wrote in message <0Cbi3.5856$m4.22404569nopsam.magma.ca>... >I am getting an intermittent whistling noise with my >97 Saab 900 SE Turbo and I was wondering if anybody >might know what it is or what is causing it. The noise seems to >occur only at speeds above 100 km/h (i.e. 60 mph) and >only on days when the temperature outside gets up to around >30 deg C (i.e. 95 deg F) or above. > >The noise seems to be coming from inside the dash. I've tried >turning off the Automatic Climate Control but that has no effect. The >noise persists. The noise can usually be stopped by reducing speed >for a short time. Has anybody had this problem? Any ideas >on what this might be or how to fix it? > >Thanks. > >Chris Schousboe > >

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