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1991 Saab 900 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Saab 900

1991 Saab 900 Problems

Oil commonly leaks from the valve cover gasket requiring replacement of the gasket. Oil will be visible at the top of the engine and possibly in the center area around the spark plugs.

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.

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1991 Saab 900 Questions

i got into my car today and the clutch pedal went to the floor and there was looks like tranmission fluid drops on the ground

when i start the car it acts cold,if i reset the check engine light it runs worse i have changed the fuel filter,o2 sensor and cleaned the map sensor the plugs are good,not sure i think its vacuum or sensor problem,it seems to want to die after you put in gear and has no power could it be the cat...

remove transmission rebuild and re install

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1991 Saab 900 Reviews

I have had my Saab 900 ( 1991 ) for about two years and have had a handful of issues with it. These cars seem to have a cult following behind them, everyone you see that drives one seems to nod or give a slight exchange of eye contact when in passing. Issues with the car have included--the cooling system ( i . e . hoses, thermostat, grounding sensors ) , The ignition system and alternator and...

My experience with my Saab 900 SPG was really good. It looked and handled really good. I had the water pump fail but otherwise I had few problems before I sold it for a bigger car. I miss it!

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