Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure on Saab 9-5

Oil leaks from the timing cover, valve cover, and/or rear main seal may be due to excessive crankcase pressure. An updated PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) kit was released to fix this concern.

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Average mileage: 144,825 (72,000–198,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 3.0L V6 Turbo
10 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
33 people reported this problem
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2002 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 115,000 mi,
I have already changed the crankcase unit last year. Now I see oil leaks from the timing cover and/ rear main seal. ( I went to the dealer, and the dealer said change the head gasket which is $5000 in repair) . what should I do next?
2001 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 174,000 mi,
IMy car leaks as you move car and after driving I can smell burnt oil and leaks on ground
2003 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 197,000 mi,
leaking front passenger side of engine. had the timing chain seal replaced. kept leaking, mechanic said it was over filled with oil--blowing out ventilation pipe
Oil leaking from throttlebody
2002 Saab 9-5 - 3.0L V6 Turbo 177,000 mi,
Leaking oil when driving from front passenger side..
2003 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 180,000 mi,
oil coming out of the oil cap
2002 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 132,000 mi,
oil was leaking mostly showing up around throttle body. Having to add oil regularly which I had not been doing. Mechanic said too much crankcase pressure even though I have pcv update. Checked and cleaned out oil separator which he said was stopped up and it seems oil leaks have stopped.
Went to get my oil done and they said they couldn't service me because there was a oil leak and it's blowing white smoke when I got home there was no oil it was bone dry
2003 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 198,000 mi,
leaking near timing chain tensioner. had seal replaced and still leaking
2008 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
oil leak around oil pan
2001 Saab 9-5 - 3.0L V6 Turbo 130,500 mi,
leak oil after the engine been for 15 min if it warm out side,smoky
2003 Saab 9-5 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo 72,000 mi,
Mechanic tried to sell me new seals.