Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2003 13:21:11 GMT
From: "news.verizon.net" <leguennopsamzon.net>
Subject: Re: Timing chain tensioner


Hello, My 1994 9000 2.3l turbo had the same type of noise, I replaced belts, pulley's,tensioner,h-balancer, oil pump, oil pump outer housing, oil pressure relief valve. STILL sane and with allot less dollars. I removed the timing cover and the balance chain was rubbing a hole in the back of the timing cover. every thing was bad and needed replaced. But that is another Saab story. Love My Saabs. Jean Paul 89 9000 I 89 9000 T 94 9000 CSET "Christoph Kessler" <c.p.knopsamde> wrote in message news:begmbs$co1$02$1nopsam.t-online.com... > > "Grunff" <grunffnopsam.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag > news:be1hkg$7pfa$1nopsam52899.news.dfncis.de... > > Dave wrote: > > > Just wondering if this is a likely solution. > > > > > > I've replace all of the idler pullies, and then I found that when the > > > belt is off, the whirring noise is still there. > > > > They do go bad, but they don't normally make a whirring noise. > > Oil pump? > > I've had a same sounding noise in my 9000i / '87. There it was the "wheel" > that is powered by the motor. This wheel is on the axle to the engine > connected over a rubber. This tiny little rubber wasn't there anymore so the > wheel didn't fit to the axle. The repair took me 700,- EUROS to get this > fixed. > > Regards, Christoph in his worst technical english... > >

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