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  1. 2001 SAAB 9-3 PCV Set-Up?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi. Just got a 2001 SAAB 9-3 and am wondering if the PCV update situation is correct. I hope I attached my photos properly. In them, one would see there is a plastic stem coming out of the oil neck. The traditional white valve line comes off the oil neck via an elbow attachment, and goes down...
  2. 2007 9-5 sportcombi 2.3L - Multiple symptoms ... please help

    9-5 Workshop
    One evening my car started running rough, but I had to drive across town to pick up my kids so I pressed on. By the time I got to them it was worse, but still moving. Shortly after getting the kids, it overheated, the steering got real tough, oil overflowed from the oil fill cap, and the...
  3. 2002 leaking oil

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I am new here. Great forum. 2002 SAAB 9-3 2.0 L B205R turbo w PCV upgrade done @ 50k mileage 148k and 3k on ‘amateur’ rebuild :roll: bent valve repair and no sludge I need help with the following conditions. bluish white billows of smoke from exhaust, heavier on deceleration bluish...
  4. Non-turbo PCV system

    C900 Workshop
    I've got a question about the PCV system on a 1990 900S. Looking at the black plastic nipple that is installed in the valve cover, there are two barbed hose attachment points. One is large and has a hose that runs to the throttle body upstream of the throttle plate. The other is small and has...
  5. Please help me analyse these graphs - O2 and MAF reading - are they bad?

    9-5 Workshop
    The car was running poorly recently, especially since a week ago, and throwing intermittent P0300 and P1181. I thought I'd start with the cheapest fix (Vacuum). When I removed the engine cover to inspect them, I noticed that my PCV is completely banjaxed - see this thread. My mechanic...
  6. Chattanooga TN - Needing Help

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, ya'll. If you check my posts, you can see what is up. I can really use some assistance. Fresh battery, oil change, good coolant. Current concern is changing out the DIC & plugs, not such an issue. Need to check the oil sump & PCV lines - any help around?
  7. 1998 900 SE Idling/Shut-off Problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I currently own a Saab 1998 900 SE Turbo with an idling problem. After a few minutes of idling, the engine seems to "chug" every 15-20 seconds or so. Every once in a while, the entire car actually stall out. I have replaced the IAC valve and PCV nipple, as well as checked for vacuum leaks using...
  8. Excessive Oil Consumption...HELP!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone. I'm going to attempt to keep this as short as possible, but I need everyone's help and experience getting to the root of the problem. My 2007 2.0T at around 85k needed new intake valves, so I did the job myself (scary, I know). Guess what? Ran like a champ! Awesome! About 2k...
  9. PCV and Oil Leak related Questions

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello there and thanks in advance for your advice. 2001 Saab 9-3 2.0T Automatic. 150k Oil coming from rear area of engine and covering exhaust and cat. Had a tech friend look at car with me and determined that oil pan gasket, timing cover seal?, and he said about 4 different misc hoses on...
  10. 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...
  11. help resetting a 1997 saab 900 s in limp home

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Bought a beautiful 97 Saab 900 s hatchback that drove like the wind.till the no charge light came and I went from battery to cables to alternator,which I have successfully changed.ok over the past winter suddenly it was impossible to start till it warmed up even then underpowered kickdown...
  12. help resetting a 1997 saab 900 s in limp home

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Bought a beautiful 97 Saab 900 s hatchback that drove like the wind.till the no charge light came and I went from battery to cables to alternator,which I have successfully changed.ok over the past winter suddenly it was impossible to start till it warmed up even then underpowered kickdown...
  13. PCV breather blew/Oil light came on

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2000 9-3 base auto Hello everyone. After about 30-35 min of spirited driving my oil light came on, flickering. I pulled over immediately and shut the car off. I noticed that the PCV breather was torn almost completely off and dangling near where it connects to the banjo hardline on the turbo...
  14. Seafoaming '07 9-3 HELP~!~!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everyone, I have a 2007 Saab 9-3, I doing a small tune up on it, changed the sparkplugs, Air filter, and cabin filter. I wanted to clean my car with Seafoam but I can't seem to find the PCV valve. :roll:
  15. Oil pan dropped, breather tube?

    9-5 Workshop
    Dropped the oil pan today... cleaned up and everything. Didnt look awful, screen was clogged some it appeared. Restarted car later and it sounded much more quiet which is good. The reason I dropped the pan though was because of the low oil light coming on and awful engine ticking and engine...
  16. PCV nipple broken

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Is this part related to the upgrade? Is this part of the sludge issue?
  17. WANTED: PCV Fitting

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I am in desperate need of a part for my '01 Saab 9-5 2.3t. It is part number 55558115 - Vacuum Fitting (PCV Nipple) May also be listed as part number 9178997 Just like this: http://www.eeuroparts.com/Main/PartDetail.aspx?id=55558115 I busted the original one taking the vacuum line off...
  18. Oil Sender, Window Roller, PCV Kit, Head Gasket...

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    i recently just purchased a fourth-hand 2002 9-3se and got it checked out for the first time. it came back with a laundry list of issues and i was wondering if anyone else had come across similar issues and found alternative methods of resolving them. the place i took it to was asking quite a...
  19. Lets Talk about PCV Baby...

    9-5 Workshop
    Guys, I am on my second SAAB 9-5 and i am once again having some puffs on smoke out of my exhaust. This could be one of three things: 1. turbo seals 2.PCV system failure 3.headgasket Please note. I have no coolant loss, minimal oil consumption, and i about to do a compression test in the...
  20. V6 PCV valve location

    9-5 Workshop
    I've tried searching the forum and also google where the location of the pcv valve in my 1999 SE V6. The diagram on the engine bay is kinda confusing. Can anyone provide a photo or a decent diagram? Oh and is there a PCV update for the 1999 SE V6 engine? :confused:
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