Head Gasket Failure on Saab 900

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The head gasket can fail causing the coolant and oil to mix in the engine, and external leaks. Symptoms can include overheating, white smoke from the tailpipe at start-up or acceleration, and the visible presence of oil in the coolant expansion tank.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 142,000 (142,000–142,000)
Engine affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
11 people reported this problem