Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2002 19:18:48 +0100 From: "Tim" <mypcnopsam.com> Subject: Re: Oil in cooling water
"Steve Crowe" <scrowenopsamink.net> wrote in message news:3caee100.555088nopsam.citlink.net... > > >I'm new to Saabs having recently been given my daughter's 1995 Saab 900 > >Auto. Although it has only done 38,000 miles it has unfortunately been > >somewhat neglected and has missed a few services. > > > >I am finding oil in the cooling water and have been told this is likely to > >be a head gasket failure but considering the relatively low mileage am not > >entirely convinced. I am aware that the auto transmission fluid passes > >through part of the radiator and was wondering if anyone had experienced a > >radiator fault which could allow the oil to mix with the water. > > > >Grateful of any views. > > > > > > > > > What engine does this car have? > > > Steve Crowe > Harpers Ferry, WV > scrowenopsamink.net It's a 4 cylinder 2.3, non turbo.