Oil Leaks from the Valve Cover Gasket on Saab 900

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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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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oil pours outta the top of the engine at the gasket when car is running, lots of oil