Oil Leaks from the Valve Cover Gasket on Saab 900

Oil commonly leaks from the valve cover gasket requiring replacement of the gasket. Oil will be visible at the top of the engine and possibly in the center area around the spark plugs.

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Average mileage: 112,840 (91,000–139,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6, V6
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
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1997 Saab 900 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 91,000 mi,
Valve cover leak at top of engine. Not fixed yet.
1995 Saab 900 - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 136,700 mi,
oil pours outta the top of the engine at the gasket when car is running, lots of oil