Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 14:39:04 GMT
From: hohnopsamlid.invalid (Goran Larsson)
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5 turbocharger failure

In article <NScPa.73$>, Andy <> wrote: > the 9-5 uses a small ballbearing T17 turbo No. The turbo has a normal oil bearing. It is extremely incommon with ballbearing turbos on "normal" cars. > and there are many reported cases > of turbo failures Many non-broken turbos have been replaced due to blue smoke caused by a clogged crankcase ventilation system. > check it out on > there are many other 9-5 owners with failed/ smoking turbos on low mileage > cars, You will also find several owners who made the dealer replace the turbo *several* times and still have blue smoke. Instead of fixing the crankcase ventilation system they complain about poor quality of the turbo. -- G–ran Larsson

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