Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 05:13:22 -0000
From: saintzal <zphiroznospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Oil Cooler Hose seems to be leaking- 1994 900SE Turbo


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.

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