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  1. Sporadic Internal Coolant Loss

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Here we go... a real puzzle. 2001 9-3 2.0L @ 171000 miles. Occasional heavy exhaust smoke on start-up for 10-15 seconds. Usually nothing. Coolant stable on long idles, but after a 30-minute peppy drive yesterday lost almost the entire expansion tank. No visible seepage anywhere. Very little odor...
  2. Coolant disaster

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Okay guys so I'm new here but I need some help with my saab. I have a 2001 9-3 2-liter turbo, and I have been having strange issues happening with my coolant. So it was a little low a few weeks ago, and I got some 50/50 antifreeze+coolant stuff from the hardware store. I dont know a lot about...
  3. Coolant leak

    9-5 Workshop
    On my '00 2.3 wagon... Just did the sump and valve cover gasket about a month ago... all signs point to really good condition for and engine with 160,000 miles on it. During that, I noticed a few drops of coolant on the pass side subframe. Tried like crazy to pinpoint the issue while under it...
  4. Coolant loss, but from where.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi there, What is it with me and fluids! I've been posting on the 9-5 forum about a car that's going through a quart of oil every 200 miles and now..... I've got an NG900 SE Turbo that's going through about 2 quarts of coolant every 40-50 miles!!!! I've checked for leaks every time I stop and...