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Saab 2.0 and 2.3 L – Saab engines with nasty oil sludge problem

Saab has ten years ago extended warranties on its turbo engines made from 1999 to 2002 due to a nasty oil sludge problem. The poorly thought-out service recommendation for 16,000-km oil changes, using conventional motor oil or semi-synthetics, has ruined many four-cylinder Saab motors. Sludge and coke (carbon) buildup on the very fine oil pickup screen
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