1996 Saab 9000 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Saab 9000

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1996 Saab 9000 Problems

Oil Leaks from the Valve Cover Gasket

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.

Noise and Overheating Due to Water Pump Failure

The water pump can fail causing noise on the left side of the engine and overheating. Other symptoms include coolant loss and leakage at the front/left area of the engine.


Head Gasket Failure

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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1996 Saab 9000 Questions

how to solve a White smoke problem, after a new engine and a new turbo? (1 answer)

Dear sir,

I have a SAAB 9000 CD 1996 its make a white smoke, there is no smoke at start up when the engine cold, but when the heat raised to the middle level the smoke getting start, I also changed the engine , and change the turbo, so what is the exact problem and what is the solution.


Headlight (2 answers)

How much to replace the entire headlight structure that is cracked. Not just a lamp.

repair cost for both upper & return hose & replace reservoir (2 answers)

Price to replace reservoir, upper & return hoses on power steering

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