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  1. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I bought a 2000 9-3 at the beginning of the summer, seemed to be in good condition. The previous owner ran me through all the recent maintenance he had done, seemed knowledgeable, helpful, and the car test drove fine, no CEL or anything. Said he had recently replaced the turbo with a known good...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Here is what happens: 1. Engine at running temp. 2. Stay at idle for 2 or more minutes 3. On acceleration, will get spark knocking and oil burn as white smoke from tailpipe. 4. After it is burnt off, no more smoke, no more knocking. Until at idle again for said amount of time. Here is what I...
  3. 9-5 Workshop
    My 2001 Saab 9-5 V6 seems to have an issue where it burns a lot of oil at one time. If I am rough on it off the line or go around a corner too sharp I blow smoke everywhere. Does anyone have any idea why, because I cant imagine its a good thing. I dont know if the history of the car will have...
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