Date: 11 Jul 2002 00:31:48 GMT
From: dsjkallennopsamcom (DSJKALLEN)
Subject: Re: SAAB 900 cracked gearbox casing at oil sump drain


I believe the torque spec is 25 ft/lb for drain plug. This is not much torque; to eliminate leaks one should also use a new copper washer every time. Too much torque on the plug will eventually crack the casing - I've seen it happen at least two times in the past 10 years on classic 900's. Don

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