Date: 25 Aug 2002 13:11:15 GMT From: davehinznopsamcop.net Subject: Re: Classic head gasket problems?
Someone who looks an awful lot like dmk <dmknopsamduck.net> wrote: > Hey all, > I've owned two SAABs ( '91 turbo convertable and '90 900). The '91 turbo > blew a head gasket and the '90 has a leaking one (just external only). > SO, it's been my experiance that 100% of SAAB's have head gasket > problems... Unusual? No, people often take a limited sample size and extend that to an entire population. ;) Seriously, though. Are you doing anything wrong, like letting them get low on coolant? Have you ever had a coolant leak that went undetected for a while, in each car? Other than that, sounds like maybe just bad luck. > Also, my mechanic says the external leak (just a bit of oil on the side > of the block) is nothing to worry about... (I'm not too sure).. Which side? What's it near? Probably nothing, but... > Should I get this fixed? Am I temping fate? See above. Dave Hinz