Head Gasket Leakage on Saab 9-3

The head gasket may leak oil externally. The oil will be visible around the cylinder head and block area.

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Average mileage: 125,000 (61,000–180,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
5 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003
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1999 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 122,000 mi,
not fixed yet.
1999 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 180,000 mi,
oil leak into coolant, thankfully not coolant into oil. Oil leaks from cylinder head. White coating on spark plugs and o2 sensor. replaced gasket timing chain, re machined head, etc..
2003 Saab 9-3 137,000 mi,
exterior leak passenger side rear head gasket