Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 02:54:07 GMT
From: Jeremy <jerem43nospamnet>
Subject: Re: 2.0 Turbo Engine Overfilled with Oil

Pooh Bear wrote: > > Ron Gakenheimer wrote: > > >>My son just bought 1 97 900SE Turbo. I changed the oil about 2 weeks >>after he bought it from a GM dealership. I measured the oil and there >>was nearly 8 quarts in it, instead of 4.1. > > > Does Saab in the USA specify oil requirements in quarts ? I find it perplexing > how the USA uses such old-fashioned funny units. We use litres here - as they do > in Sweden. Not *liters* btw. > > Graham > Can the Saab oil pan actually hold 8 qt/l of oil? The tranmission will hold up to that much fluid (probably 6-7 qt/l) and depending on the type of trans fluid (is it an auto or stick?) it may not be red (older Saabs use Ford type-F). Are you sure it was oil and not another fluid? Jeremy

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