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: auto noise, is it serious?

19th September 2002, 06:08 AM
Just bought 1994 CDE Auto. 45,000 miles. After a few miles, brief whine when changes from 2 to 3 while in drive. Overdrive seems OK. Any ideas before taking to garage. Nearest dealer 200mls away! Not many saabs in New Zealand!
Many thanks

19th September 2002, 02:43 PM
Gareth...I get this "whine" too,especialy when slowing down,but nothing seems wrong anywhere so I just kinds accept it.

I did change the oil/filter (not because of that,just routine),but like I say I just accept it.Maybe someone will write in saying otherwise I don't know.

Oh,mine is a 91' 9000 2.3 with 114k and a FSH.


Jo K
22nd September 2002, 06:58 PM
Hi Gareth :D

Whereabouts in the country are you? Auto CD/CDEs are the most common 9000 here; lots are brought in from o/seas.

You have a ZF transmission I believe. It might just be that you need a clean and adjust, especially if it has come in from Asia - look for a local auto transmission place that services ZFs. If more work is needed then it can get very expensive. :cry: The dealer would probably just send it off to a specialist anyway so I'm not sure I'd bother.

I might be able to recommend someone if you're nearby...