Date: 23 Aug 2006 04:51:23 -0700
From: "Coyoteboy" <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 loads of smoke on startup?

redwood wrote: > Posting on behalf of a friend who has just acquired a 1999 Saab 9-5 > 2.3t SE with 135,000 miles. The car drives well but when first start up > there is plumes of bluish/grey smoke out the exhaust. > Check for blocked crankcase breathers. IF it is the turbo seals you will know by leaving it idling for 10 minutes. If it starts to blow white smoke after 5-10 mins its likely to be turbo seals.

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