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  1. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I noticed that a lot of light colored smoke was coming out of the exhaust. The car had consumed a lot of oil but I didn't notice any blue shade in the smoke as i looked in the rear view mirror (typically burned oil produces blue smoke). The car also produced significantly lower power than...
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    My '01 Saab 95 SE V6 wagon, I love it. BUT, it won't start. 180,000+miles and I hoped to get over 200+. Some of the usual concerns: blue smoke (using a quart of oil every 1,000 miles), but then add in a transmission light--no noticeable problem. Then, started up in Limp Home mode but would be...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi recently I have been having a lot of blue smoking coming out of my exhaust. So I took it into my local shop and they took a look at it they said that my turbo had gone bad and that I needed to replace it. The first price they gave me was for a turbo made by the manufacturer for 1050.00 and...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hi. please help me. i have a 9-3 1.9 tid reg in nov.2004. after the engine gets warm i have a lot of blue smoke. sometimes it just dissapears, some times it stays like this. i use the car on daily basis, and i have the smoke nearly every day. i have an error P1900, but i can't find the problem...
  5. 9-5 Workshop
    First of all I just want to say thanks to this forum for helping me out with many questions that I've had about my Saab, I just recently registered but I have been roaming the forums for awhile before that. Anyway, I have a 1999 9-5 2.3 Auto (205K) that I bought for my girlfriend about 8 months...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    I recently bought a (99 9-5 2.3t @ 165k) and am getting some blue smoke and occasional a puff of crud gray/white right after a a loss of power cough.. so I'm troubleshooting that. I've read some on different possibilities......and....... So, discovered the pcv valve was totally missing...
  7. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello there, I know there have been threads discussing the "turbo and blue smoke upon start up" issue. Have read those, but my question is somewhat more specific. I have a 9-3 2.0 se '01. The turbo died and I replaced it with a another one. But the blue smoke problem is back after two days. I...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi, here's my situation....the car...2003 9-5 Linear 2.3 Turbo with 87000kms about 55000 miles. I have a General Motors Protection Plan extended bumper to bumper warranty. Lately I'm seeing blue smoke out the tailpipe when I first start the car....last for only 5 seconds. After reviewing...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Fitted with a new brake booster and master cylinder, my son headed off to college with his 2000 9-3 convertible linear with 99k miles. About 45 minutes into the 3 hour drive the vehicle started smoking profusely from the exhaust, causing a smoke screen on the highway. We checked the oil, which...
  10. 9-5 Workshop
    Evening all, My 173K mile 2000 9-5 (2.0 LPT) is suffering from the blue puffs of smoke. Although very annoying it is MILES better than what it was like before I rebuilt the cylinder head (skimmed, valves lapped, new stem seals, etc) and rebuilt the turbo. (Before it would emit huge clouds of...
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