Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressureon Saab 9-3

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 : 111,200 (72,000–207,000)
Engines Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
4 Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
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2000 Saab 9-3- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo207,000
Oil leaking out of timing cover exsessivly
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2001 Saab 9-3- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo80,000
Excessive oil leakage crankcase update kit solved problem.
2002 Saab 9-3- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo94,000
Rear Seal leaking all over rear part of engine. Replaced Rear seal and no leaks since - 1 month.
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