Saab 9-5 Problem Report

Saab 9-5 Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure

(21 reports)

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.

IMy car leaks as you move car and after driving I can smell burnt oil and leaks on ground -
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? -
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. -
Oil leaking from throttlebody -
leak oil after the engine been for 15 min if it warm out side,smoky -
Mechanic tried to sell me new seals. -
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