Date: Mon, 9 Nov 1998 14:59:33 -0000
From: "MJ Rabin" <>
Subject: Re: Cracked sump on a '95 900; Is there anything I can do short of replacing it....

And here I thought that I had the problem licked. Anyone want to buy a Saab? Jeff Ben Millard wrote in message <72583d$ctj$>... > >OK, maybe I'm just stuck in the OLD 900's, but the engine oil-sump is a >portion of the cast transmission case. It is aluminum, and welding it is in >theory possible. > >BUT BEWARE: The entire tranny is to one side in this casting, and heating up >the engine sump is going to do the same to the tranny. (You might want to >drain the tranny.) > >Also, cleaning this hairline crack up sufficiently to apply welding, solder, >or glue is beyond belief. I think the trick here is to remove the >engine/trans ("Power Unit") separate them, drain it all clean it all to >death, and weld it up right. > >Sounds awful, but I don't think its as bad as what could happen if that >crack gets worse. (Hey, silicone glue it and sell it. SOrry, just >kidding.) > >Ben > >

Return to Main Index

The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2020 - The Saab Network -
For usage guidelines, see the Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | on Facebook | on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]