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  1. i believe i need a new turbo..can someone verify for me?

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-5 SE. It started blowing blue smoke out the exhaust last week. I started reading up on here and sounded like the turbo was the problem. I looked around and this is what I found. There is no sign of oil in the induction system. Throtle body is clean. PCV system seems in fair...
  2. Help with my new-old 9-5 (brakes locked, smoking)

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all, I am new to the forum, but have had a love of Saabs for years, owning 3 prior models. This afternoon, after driving 2 hours to look at it, I bought a used 1999 9-5. It has 160K on it. The owner said that it needed a vacuum pump (brakes), however, he has driven it that way. Prior...
  3. My smoking Saab wont quit smoking :(

    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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