Call either Charles River Saab (costly but knowledgeable) or Ellis Imports
(Not as costly but knowledgeable). Both are good choices.
The problem is that the pump is at the back of the engine under a whole lot
of crap (at least on the older Saabs). It is the time required to get to the
pump that is the killer, as the pumps are usually $75-125.
I had similiar problem with my 1985 when i first bought it. the car would
squeel sputter and stall. (i thought it was power steering but found out
water pump was culprit) finaly the water pump froze up on it and it
wouldn't run. I don't remember how much it was to fix but it wasn't to bad.
I had a whole laundry list of other things repaired at the same time. good
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