Oil Leaks caused by Excessive Crankcase Pressure on 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: 120,833 (72,000–207,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
5 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2004
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2000 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 207,000 mi,
Oil leaking out of timing cover exsessivly
2001 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 80,000 mi,
Excessive oil leakage crankcase update kit solved problem.
2002 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 169,000 mi,
Just received a quote of $1850.00 to have oil leak repaired. I was told the crankcase cover gasket, valve cover gasket, oil pressure switch needed to be replaced. When I mentioned the PCV update kit, I was told that would not solve my problem? What is your opinion?
1999 Saab 9-3 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo
Oil pissing out front of crank. Especially at idle.
2002 Saab 9-3 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 94,000 mi,
Rear Seal leaking all over rear part of engine. Replaced Rear seal and no leaks since - 1 month.