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Re: V6 Oil Leak - Valve Cover?
Posted by neil dale [Email] (#2111) [Profile/Gallery] (more from neil dale) on Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:30:04

In Reply to: V6 Oil Leak - Valve Cover?, Joe [Profile/Gallery] , Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:46:14
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Yea my V-6 has an oil leak(s)! I love swedecars advice for diagnosing an oil leak! I was going to use a fancy system where you put/pour special fluid that illuminates under black light in the oil( then it's easier to find the source) the local Saab god laughed said " start w/ the valve cover gaskets and work down, fixing all the leaks and HOPE it isn't the camshaft seals as you'll have to pull the cams !" - Just priced the special factory tool set to pull cams, change the cam belt - 219 $ for OEM and $119 generic and watched the video on FCP euro ;
Saab Timing Belt Replacement (9-5 Arc 3.0T V6 Belts, Pulleys, Tensioner & Water Pump)as we are changing the water pump! valve cover gaskets are bad enough ! have to R& R the intake manifold etc!

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