Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 17:06:38 +0200
From: "Richard" <rootnospamlhost>
Subject: Re: Oil Cooler Hose seems to be leaking- 1994 900SE Turbo


"saintzal" <zphiroznospaml.com> schreef in bericht news:1181106802.807435.113870nospam000hsf.googlegroups.com... > On Jun 5, 6:47 pm, "Richard" <rootnospamlhost> wrote: >> "saintzal" <zphi...nospaml.com> schreef in >> berichtnews:1181081924.672090.111410nospam2000hsh.googlegroups.com... >> >> >> >> >> >> > On Jun 5, 3:01 pm, Fred W <malt_ho...nospamo.com> wrote: >> >> saintzal wrote: >> >> > On Jun 4, 11:24 am, still me <wheeled...nospamo.com> wrote: >> >> >> >>On Mon, 04 Jun 2007 01:46:48 -0000, saintzal <zphi...nospaml.com> >> >> >>wrote: >> >> >> >>>>Do you have an automatic tranny ? >> >> >> >>>No- it's a 5 speed. >> >> >> >>Then there are no oil cooler lines per se. If you have a turbo, >> >> >>there >> >> >>are some metal lines that bring oil to the turbo. The only other >> >> >>places I can think of a leak coming from on that side would be under >> >> >>the head (head gasket), the timing cover (end of the engine) the >> >> >>valve >> >> >>cover (top of the engine). >> >> >> >>I think the best course is to get some engine cleaner. Spray it all >> >> >>around under there then carefully wash it down. Let it dry, drive a >> >> >>little, locate the leak using a mirror or with the car on jack >> >> >>stands. >> >> >> >>Don't use a lot of water when you wash and/or keep the electronics >> >> >>dry >> >> >>(DIC on top of engine or cap/rotor if non-turbo). It's worth >> >> >>wrapping >> >> >>that stuff in aluminum foil to keep it dry. Too much water is not a >> >> >>good idea, especially if it gets into the DIC or other electronics. >> >> >>Let the engine dry completely before starting it. >> >> >> > Hmmm... interesting. There is oil leaking from the valve cover >> >> > under >> >> > the DI Cassette. But the majority of oil is leaking in the bottom >> >> > front end of the car, where there appears to be two metal hoses >> >> > which >> >> > are completely rusted.... I was told these hoses are oil cooling >> >> > hoses. >> >> >> Perhaps they are the oil lines that run up to the turbocharger? >> >> >> -- >> >> -Fred W- Hide quoted text - >> >> >> - Show quoted text - >> >> > Took it to SAAB today. According to them, I do have Oil Cooler Hoses, >> > and they are leaking. Anyone with any experience in replacing these? >> >> Hi, >> >> the normal procedure is to >> first get new hoses, >> then remove the old ones, >> then put the new ones on. >> >> Richard.- Hide quoted text - >> >> - Show quoted text - > > Richard- you're an idiot, but you made me laugh. I need to know what > to watch for, whether to drain the oil, where the danger spots are > etc. etc. > Dear Saint, thats all there is to it. Sorry to bust your dream of great adventure and risky business. ;-) Wasnt all the oil gone anyway? My guess is that it would take about 1 hour for someone who knows about these things. It is a basic repair, thats why. Just do it, or have it done. :) Good luck, Richard. PS: I skipped a bad joke about danger spots... ;-)

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