Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 09:47:05 +0100
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: Oil cooling with 9000 automatic

Vesa Helanti wrote: > My '91 9000 has an extra transmission oil cooling radiator in front of the > engine radiator. It also has oil cooling tube installed inside the engine > radiator. Is this typical setup or is the extra cooling added because of the > towing hook? > > I don't have any automatic Saab nearby to check. I am planning to bypass the > extra cooler and rely on main radiator cooling. The extra radiator started > to leak oil out and I don't need to worry about towing. > > -- > Vesa Helanti I personally would get a leaking cooler fixed or replaced if not cost prohibitive as overheated transmission oil is a sure way to kill your transmission sooner rather than later. If your vehicle is a non turbo and you are not towing, the extra cooler may not be necessary, but still a good thing to have. -- Regards, Danny (a purely hobby site) (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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