Had my car towed to the mechanic after is broke down while being driven by a family member, and my mechanic says the engine is locked- completely shot. Replacing it would run me $4000-$5000, which I don't have and can't justify as I only bought it for $2500, so I'm thinking of selling...
I acquired my 99 9-3 not too long ago and until recently lived in a SAAB fairytale land where everything was peachy. I had done some DIY maintenance which included replacing:
oil(mobil 1)& filter
I went to the local store...
So i have recently purchased a 2001 Saab 9-5 knowing it had this knock. It is a consistent noise and it seems to be in the valve train below the Direct Ignition. I have replaced all of the lifters and it still made the noise, please help me. i have a recording of the noise if you want to email...