1990 Saab 900 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Saab 900
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1990 Saab 900 ProblemsOil Leaks from the Valve Cover Gasket
Oil commonly leaks from the distributor o-ring requiring replacement of the o-ring. Oil will be visible on the front of the engine near the distributor.
The head gasket can fail causing the coolant and oil to mix in the engine, and external leaks. Symptoms can include overheating, white smoke from the tailpipe at start-up or acceleration, and the visible presence of oil in the coolant expansion tank.
1990 Saab 900 QuestionsWhy does my heater not work? (1 answer)
Just blows cold air, although the temperature is right where it should be on the gauge.
Problem happens within 10-20minutes of driving.Becomes a high pitch on freeway then a slower shuddering sound on city block streets.
When I step on brake sound goes away instantly and completely for a few minutes then reappears.At first sounds like passenger side by wheels then sounds more like ...
It's an 86' C900S and I'm looking to buy one but the ac does not work and person never attempted to fix...he said there was that the hoses were loose on the refridgeraunt and just assumed it didn't work. How should I approach this?