Tag Archives: Saab 2.0

New Beijing Auto C51X SUV with good old Saab 2.0 turbo engine

The very first spy shot showing the upcoming Beijing Auto C51X SUV naked in China. Sadly, the shot shows only half of the car. But we can see the new SUV loox rather good, a modern rounded shape with decently sized headlights and lots of chrome all over. The latest reports in Chinese automotive media
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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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