fluid/gunk in intake - Saab 900 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
[Main C900 Bulletin Board | Post Followup | BBFAQ ]
[ Prev by Date ] [ Next by Date ] Member Login / Signup [Latest Member Gallery Photos]
fluid/gunk in intake
Posted by Paul Willis [Email] (more from Paul Willis) on Sat, 16 May 2020 18:40:16
Well my old 91 MCY Turbo convertible has been consuming radiator fluid. I did the head gasket a couple years ago so wouldn't suspect that. It has been getting slowly worse but have been able to drive it for a couple of months. When it warms up its a lot better but my concern in pulling the intake hose off from the air mass meter was that there was a fluid/gunk in the hose. Kind of like coolant and maybe some oil mixed. I have never had a bad head gasket behave that way. Makes me think maybe the turbo is going (375k miles) and is leaking-blowing coolant and oil through into the intake? Is that a thing? I would not think a leaky head gasket would push anything into the intake area. Thoughts?
posted by 136.32.151...
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 18.104.22.168 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!