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: 142,972 (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
30 people reported this problem
10 people shared problem details
2002 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo115,000
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 Turbo174,000
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 Turbo197,000
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
2008 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
oil leak around oil pan
2003 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo198,000
leaking near timing chain tensioner. had seal replaced and still leaking
2003 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo180,000
oil coming out of the oil cap
2002 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo132,000
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.
2001 Saab 9-5- 3.0L V6 Turbo130,500
leak oil after the engine been for 15 min if it warm out side,smoky
2003 Saab 9-5- 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo72,000
Mechanic tried to sell me new seals.
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