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  1. Oil Cooler?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have added a Pro Sports oil pressure gauge, and am surprised how pressure deteriorates with time increase/ temp increase Espec with Outside air temp increase ! So I am wondering about the an aftermarket oil cooler. Gotta problem with low pressure on my 00 vert. Had the engine replaced with...
  2. Oil Pressure Low warning but turns off almost immediately

    9-5 Workshop
    2011 Turbo6. 71,000 Miles. Had the timing chain/guides/tensioner replaced back around January, sold my 9-3, so I've been daily driving for about the last two months. Just had a Oil Pressure Low warning this morning, but it went away immediately. Did a safe stop, checked oil level, which was...
  3. Balance Chain delete???

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello I just rebuilt my 95 engine and I dimwhittedly over tension-ed my balance chain:nono; and it disintegrated my brand new balance chain guides. What do I have to do to get the chain out and so that I am not loosing oil pressure with the hydraulic tension-er it has. I am not so worried about...
  4. Changing Oil Pressure Switch Question

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    03 9-3 se vert here, got the starter off but what size socket do I use to remove the sensor? I've tried fitting a 19mm deep socket and it won't go over the dam sensor!!! Help :(
  5. Oil Light flicker

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Guys, I've searched the forum for this subject, but I didn't really find a definitive answer, so I hope you don't mind me starting a new thread. I have a 2001 9-3 which had a reconditioned B235R engine (T7 ignition) fitted 40,000 km ago. I have religiously changed the engine oil and had it...
  6. Oil Pressure/Oil Pan

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So, Tuesday night while driving to pick up a ride (I drive for Uber) in my '02 9-3 SE w/90k miles, I turned a corner and all the warning lights lit up and it died. I paused, tried to restart, it did, no lights, so I drive about half a block and the oil level light+the red triangle of extreme...
  7. PCV question

    9-5 Workshop
    OK guys, here's a PCV related question with a pic. I did the #6 update a couple of weeks ago. Tonight I cut open the old hose. This picture shows the top (right where it plugged into the valve cover). Here is what it looked like: Now, before I panicked I remembered that car's PO had sludge...
  8. tick in engine. took valve cover off and found a copper gasket looking thing. help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I bought this car a few weeks ago and it lost oil pressure after about 1500 miles and a tick started. I only drove the car for 4 min after tick started. Can anyone inform me what this is in the first picture or where to look for more damage from here I found the copper ring underneath where...
  9. 01 saab 93 turbo oil leaks everyehere loss of oil pressure and developed a tick

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    i bought a 01 saab 9-3 turbo 5 door hatch from a buddy that didnt know anything about cars at first all was well with slight oil leak where the turbo went into the top of the engine. only a problem under heavy load where it sprayed onto the cat and caused smoke . oil pressure light would also...
  10. #3 Center Main Bearing Woes. Possible explanation for a lot of our problems? LONG!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all, A few months ago I picked up a 2003 9-5 Linear wagon with 125k miles for very cheap from a lady who had just had it with all of its repair issues. I drove it home blowing smoke and spewing trans fluid the whole way. I replaced the blown Garrett turbo with a Mitsubishi TD-04 and fixed a...
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