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Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 22:18:44 -0000
From: saintzal <>
Subject: Re: Oil Cooler Hose seems to be leaking- 1994 900SE Turbo

On Jun 5, 3:01 pm, Fred W <> wrote: > saintzal wrote: > > On Jun 4, 11:24 am, still me <> wrote: > > >>On Mon, 04 Jun 2007 01:46:48 -0000, saintzal <> > >>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?

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