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I think I have your answer
Posted by TG (more from TG) on Fri, 29 Sep 2000 14:19:53
In Reply to: Re: normal oil consumption ?, RF, Fri, 29 Sep 2000 14:03:08
I had a SAAB do exactly what you just posted---it consumed more oil on the highway than local.
It was a 9000 with a 2.3 non-turbo engine--just like yours.
The answer was valve stem seals on SOME of the valves were shot. Problem disappeared after new were installed.
For best results, you should remove the cylinder head to accomplish this procedure.
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